URBAN CALL BRIEFS
By Lafayette Jones
William Porter, Ph.D
Retired Professor, Author
Founder of Kaazim & Company, Inc.
Dr. Robyn S. Joppy
Author, Speaker, International Shades of Beauty
She has a bachelor’s in psychology and a master’s in education and counseling from Meredith College and North Carolina State University,
respectively. Additionally, she is a licensed and ordained minister. Her professional background and experience include human resources
management/administration, organizational consulting, individual and
resident of North Carolina. She is
family counseling, teaching, and higher education administration.
Wright’s community involvement has included serving on the board of
(firstname.lastname@example.org) and a Marketing Representative for Melaleuca, an international wellness, health and beauty company.
directors for Pregnancy Life Care Center, the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program for underserved youth and a variety of church-related community activities. She currently serves as the board of directors’ chairperson for The Encouraging Place, a faith-based nonprofit organization that focuses
Alignment Life Coaching helps clients develop life strategies that integrate
on race awareness and racial reconciliation.
and align aspects of their lives to accomplish their goals and fulfill a purpose. As a director for Melaleuca, Deborah markets the company’s 400 botanical and natural products that facilitate health and wellness. Melaleuca’s products also include Sei Bella, a beauty line of cosmetic, skincare and hair care products.
“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” - John F. Kennedy
Deborah is also a member of Every.Black, an organization and network
Dr. Robyn S. Joppy
of entrepreneurs serving those who aspire to create wealth through
Author, Speaker, International Shades of
In addition to the business and entrepreneurship endeavors, Wright owned
With over 20 years of combined experience
and operated Weddings, etc. This business provided wedding planning and
in corporate and regulatory compliance,
consulting with the “Wright Touch.” She also co-founded and co-owned
Dr. Robyn S. Joppy, best-selling published
Wright’s Janitorial Service, with the motto of “cleaning the Wright way.”
author and award-winning international speaker, is an expert in her field. Over the years, she has worked in both
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