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Today we’d like to introduce you to Cynthia Daniels.
So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
In 2006, I was working for a non-profit in Atlanta, and I was in charge of recruiting talent. By 2008, I was hauled into the office and told that I was being laid off because I was the last person they hired.
Cynthia Daniels is the chief event strategist for Cynthia Daniels & Co. — a full-service event planning and design company that specializes in large-scale, corporate and social events — and she also created Memphis Black Restaurant Week.
Cynthia Daniels has a knack for seeing a problem and finding a solution. Perhaps that’s why her event planning company, Cynthia Daniels & Co., attracts thousands of young professionals in Memphis, many of whom are repeat attendees.
There’s never been a more magical time for Black women than now. In 2017, we’ve watched Michelle Obama make political power moves, Beyonce rule the universe, Ava DuVernay dazzle the big screen, Issa Rae sizzle the small screen, Serena dominate pro sports and extraordinary entrepreneurs like Memphis Black Restaurant Week founder Cynthia Daniels shine in the spotlight.