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


Repeating Islands


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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