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What This Former Google Exec Did After She Left Her Job Changed Her Life

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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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