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Kezia is the chief executive officer of The Black upStart, a nationally recognized company serving African-American innovators interested in starting successful, profitable small businesses. Through the administration of an incubator program, the Black upStart administers a culturally-sensitive, pioneering curriculum that integrates experiential learning methods, lean startup methodology, and business case studies. To date, the organization has trained nearly 500 entrepreneurs in the District of Columbia, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Southern Africa. Under Kezia’s stewardship, Black upStart graduates have launched ventures in 12 different states and have been featured on Netflix, ABC’s Shark Tank, the Washington Post, Essence Magazine, and Black Enterprise Magazine for their innovative businesses. In March 2020, Kezia launched SkillHouseU: Classrooms for the Culture, an online school that provides necessary skills and training for entrepreneurship and wealth creation. Since its launch, nearly 5,000 people have enrolled in over 22 classes facilitated by 12 recognized financial experts. Her Live-Classrooms sessions regularly reach 100,000+ viewers. If you’re looking to learn from one of the most successful and female empowering entrepreneurs around, then look no further then Kezia. Your journey to success starts here.

Kezia Williams

Black UpStart CEO, Wealth Creator & Female Empowerment Gamechanger

Empowering Others Education Business

Kezia Williams

Kezia is the chief executive officer of The Black upStart, a nationally recognized company serving African-American innovators interested in starting successful, profitable small businesses. Through the administration of an incubator program, the Black upStart administers a culturally-sensitive, pioneering curriculum that integrates experiential learning methods, lean startup methodology, and business case studies. To date, the organization has trained nearly 500 entrepreneurs in the District of Columbia, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Southern Africa. Under Kezia’s stewardship, Black upStart graduates have launched ventures in 12 different states and have been featured on Netflix, ABC’s Shark Tank, the Washington Post, Essence Magazine, and Black Enterprise Magazine for their innovative businesses. In March 2020, Kezia launched SkillHouseU: Classrooms for the Culture, an online school that provides necessary skills and training for entrepreneurship and wealth creation. Since its launch, nearly 5,000 people have enrolled in over 22 classes facilitated by 12 recognized financial experts. Her Live-Classrooms sessions regularly reach 100,000+ viewers. If you’re looking to learn from one of the most successful and female empowering entrepreneurs around, then look no further then Kezia. Your journey to success starts here. 

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