Maryann Reid (digital managing editor of BlackEnterprise.com) features Shelley Worrell (founder and CEO of CaribBEING) and how she is creating a new voice for the global Caribbean community. Here are excerpts; see full article at Black Enterprise.
It started when she bought a shipping container and turned it into a pop-up art space.
Shelley Worrell is the Founder and CEO of CaribBEING, a non-profit and cultural space that celebrates Caribbean heritage, in the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of Flatbush, Brooklyn.
It’s not a store or shop; it is a “miniaturized mobile museum,” as Shelley puts it. Sitting inside the Tea Room at the Flatbush Caton Market, Worrell sits poised, with her hair perfectly coifed in a curly fro and crimson red lipstick. Her demeanor echoes her Google executive past with a laid back vibe that is influenced by her new surroundings.
It wasn’t too long ago that Worrell worked as…
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