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Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Angela Yee Talks Build Black with Shopify

In recognition of Black History Month and also the emergence of black entrepreneurs Shopify curated a three day event in conjunction with their Build Black with Shopify platform.

Day One: was Build Black Academy.  Attendees participated in education session designed to help them find more customers online and grow their online stores.  Shopify also had a sign up for valuable 1:1 coaching from ecommerce coaches.

Day Two: was the Build Black Reception.  It was a special evening of networking along with  an intimate conversation with Entrepreneur, Shopify merchant and media personality, Angela Yee. In celebration of  Black Entrepreneurship Angela shared her inspiring journey to entrepreneurship, building an ecommerce brand, and some tips on leveraging the media to make your business stand out.

Day Three: was the Build Black Marketplace. Actions speak louder than words so the third night of Build Black with Shopify’s three day celebration was an ode to the future of Black business. The Build Black marketplace was a collection of some of Shopify’s favorite products and businesses.

Everyone attending was immersed  in an amazing shopping experience and the chance to see the Shopify Spaces location in the heart of Soho. Everyone came prepared to shop some of the most notable brands out there – from the creative arts to luxury accessories and skincare. The marketplace was chock full of amazing products, with the additional touch of meeting some of the black founders behind these amazing brands. Brands like Brandon BlackwoodCISEForvr MoodMielle Organics and so many more!

As if all of the above was not enough each night everyone enjoyed delicious food, drinks, live dj and of course great vibes.  Some who came early also received a limited edition of Build Black shopping bag with plenty of goodies!


Ameliaismore (aka Amelia Moore) is an Author, Actor, Educator, TV Host, Journalist, Consultant, former Record Executive & SheEO! Succinctly, Ameliaismore does it all! She is both talent & an entrepreneur. Her first DEI&B book entitled; SheEO vs CEO is not about competition: it’s about effective communication! (www.sheEOvsCEO.com) Her workshop teaches; "The 4 E’s of Men" that helps males and females understand their differences in perspective, personality and purpose. Succinctly, Education, Child Advocacy along with Women Empowerment and Music are Amelia’s ministry! Yet writing is her passion. For the past 10 years maybe even 15 Ameliaismore has been contributing articles to Floss Magazine. Over the years she is proud to be a part of a company that is both consistent and committed to their readers informing them what is new and next. Some of her awards include: Schneps Media; Powerful Women in Business, President Biden Lifetime Achievement Award, Black Excellence in Business, a Proclamation from now NYC Mayor Eric Adams, Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Congressional Member Grace Mengas. In August of 2018, she received a letter of recognition from NYC Mayor DeBlasio for her work with a South Bronx step team who stopped gun violence in their community for 276 consecutive days. Yes, whether it’s speaking for UN NGO Center for Media & Peace Initiatives, the US Chinese Chamber of Commerce, National Black MBA or the Far Rockaway PTA, Amelia welcomes every opportunity to teach, inform and advocate. Yes! @ameliaismore is your host with the most who is more than what you bargained for so.... stay tuned for Moore

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