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Business, Lifestyle & Entertainment Journalist, Denise Ajayi Williams gets seat in Forbes Business Council

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Co-founder of Silicon Valley-Nigerian Economic Development, lifestyle and entertainment journalist, Denise Ajayi Williams, has been absorbed into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.


The organisation which has had the presence of prominent Nigerians like Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Mansur Dani Ali, the former minister of defense, and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, among many others, has been responsible for various human capacity training in the country.


According to a release e-signed and made available to www.smileinternationalmagazine.com  by the Forbes Business Council, Denise Williams, was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of her experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.


“We are honoured to welcome SV-NED Inc. into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”


As an accepted member of the Council, Denise Williams will have access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help her reach peak professional influence. She will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events.


Denise Williams will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share her expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.


Finally, SV-NED Inc. will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.


SV-NED is very excited about joining Forbes Business Council, we strongly appreciate the value of this community, and we believe our growing ecosystem of 200 Million in the diaspora of professionals and entrepreneurs will strongly benefit from the council,” CEO & Co-Founder, SV-NED Inc.


SV-NED is an organisation located in San Jose – Silicon Valley, California.

Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC).


In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.


Denise Ajayi Williams who started out her career at age 23 has worked with various companies. She got the world’s attention when she was featured on Forbes Africa’s Top 30 Under 30.


Apart from co-creating the Silicon Valley organisation, she also serves on board of three other companies which are Global Connection for Women Foundation, and Sky Clinic Connect. Williams got BA degree in economics from the University of California, Riverside and had her MBA from Golden Gate University San Francisco. It should be noted that Williams started her career at the young age of 23 working with companies like Gilead Sciences, Abbott Laboratories, Kaiser Permanente among others.

Williams has also received many international organisations US Senatorial Award, US Congressional Award for Outstanding Contributions from Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Williams got the world’s attention when featured on Forbes Africa’s Top 30 Under 30 and has featured in media organisations Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Thrive Global. She uses her spare time to promote children education and has authored a young adult fiction titled, Akiti the Hunter.

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