Sport, women & entrepreneurs
Whoops and cheers greet Shavannia Williams, who steps onto the
conference floor with an agility unfettered by her 6in (15cm) stilettos.
This is Heels and Helmets, a training camp for women in Washington DC that uses sport to help them elevate their business game.
"Sport teaches us that you cannot allow your accomplishments to make you
complacent, and you can't allow your fears to stop you from soaring,"
says Ms Williams, president of Heels and Helmets, and editor of an
online magazine of the same name.
"It's about understanding the culture behind sports as well as the
vernacular. I relate it to working and studying in another country."
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