Hosts: Executive Producers: Lisa Nicole Bell and Bridgette Wright. In addition to being accomplished entertainment industry professionals, they share a passion for empowering people to live their dreams.
Panelists: Scott and Stacey Ferreira, Charlie Fyffe, Lena Waithe.
Scott Ferreira is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of MySocialCloud. Having dedicated an enormous amount of time and energy over the past few years, Scott is absolutely thrilled to see MySocialCloud become a reality. With investors such as Sir Richard Branson, Jerry Murdock, and Alex Welch, building MySocialCloud has been a dream come true. Scott is also currently an advisor in a handful of other startups, most notably, FreeBike Project - A LA based company that gives college students bikes for free for the whole year!
Stacey Ferreira started her first company, MySocialCloud - an online password vault, directly after graduating high school. 6 months later she and her brother acquired $1mil in funding from notable investors including Sir Richard Branson, Jerry Murdock and Alex Welch after replying to a tweet from Sir Richard Branson. After MySocialCloud was kickstarted by the investment, Stacey ventured to NYC to attend her freshman year at NYU while also working full time on the business. After one year, she moved back to California where the company is based and took a leave of absence to pursue MySocialCloud full time.
Charlie Fyffe is a young entrepreneur from Los Angeles, CA. While studying as an undergrad at UC Berkeley, he launched Charlie’s Brownies, a gourmet desserts company, and began distributing his own line of gourmet brownies to the coffee shops on campus. Charlie graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in "Leadership & Social Change" and currently resides in LA serving as CEO of Charlie’s Brownies. Charlie has spent considerable time giving back to the community through youth motivational speaking on leadership, education, and entrepreneurship. Charlie is a “connector,” passionate about bringing the right people together to create unique opportunities.
Lena Waithe is a Chicago native. She moved to LA after graduating from Columbia College in 2006. After moving to California, Waithe began working as an assistant on “Girlfriends”. Mara Brock Akil was so impressed with her work ethic that she got her a job working as Gina Prince-Bythewood’s assistant on her film “The Secret Life of Bees”. After completing that film Waithe took part in a few writing programs and eventually got staffed on the sitcom “How to Rock”. Waithe penned the viral sensation “S*** Black Girls Say” and is currently writing and producing the hit web series “Hello Cupid”.