From Johnsonville to Atlanta: The Inspiring Story of Leona Barr-Davenport and the ABL (Part Two)

In the Black

Jul 12 2023 • 20 mins

Dallas is back with the second and final part of his conversation with Leona Barr-Davenport, the President and CEO of the Atlanta Business League. In this episode, Leona shares some amazing stories and insights from her time working with the legendary Herman Russell, one of the most successful and influential African American entrepreneurs in U.S. history. She also opens up about some of the challenges and obstacles she faced as a woman of color in her career, and how she overcame them with the help of her mentors, such as Harriet Watts, and her own resilience and determination. Leona also gives us some tips on how to network effectively and how to stay motivated and passionate about our goals. This is a powerful and uplifting episode that you don’t want to miss. Join Dallas as he wraps up this incredible interview with Leona Barr-Davenport!