Dr.VelmaTrayham has personal experience in navigating adversity and building a successful career and multiple businesses from the ground up. She shares her journey with mentees as an example of the realistic start many entrepreneurs experience when launching their business. Her mission as a business leader is to educate and support the growth of women owned businesses especially those in low-income and economically unstable environments.
Her economic empowerment nonprofit, Millionaire Mastermind Academy, has mentored over 5,000 women entrepreneurs to become successful in their industries. The high-impact programs instill confidence in women while giving them the tools and resources they need to thrive in today’s aggressive market. The 13-week accelerator course includes the creation of an in-depth business plan, economic empowerment workshops, meetings with MMA mentors every week and more. The goal of the program is to accelerate the growth of early-stage startups through top tier programming, mentorship and business development. Recipients receive $5,000 in seed funding to jump start their business. Applications are open now for this low-cost business course for minority women.