ABOUT KIM ANTHONY’S URBAN ANGEL PROFILES OF THE DAY

Urban Angel Profiles highlight individuals, celebrities and unsung heroes alike, who are using their time, talent and treasure to make a positive difference in urban communities.  If you would like to nominate an Urban Angel to be featured please email their name, organization/cause, attached or linked photo, bio and website and Facebook Profile Page to: UrbanAngelProfiles@Live.com  or…send the above-requested information via Facebook Inbox Message to: http://www.Facebook.com/KimAnthony

Kim Anthony is a recognized expert in personal and organizational leadership and brings more than 20 + years of experience in grassroots business and community development to her role as President and CEO of the Urban Leadership Dynamics, a social enterprise that is dedicated to developing exceptional leaders in urban communities.

Prior to her current position, Kim served for ten years as the director of entrepreneurial training and development for the Black Business Association (BBA), headquartered in Los Angeles. Currently serving as a consultant to the BBA, she has since parlayed her experience into publishing the monthly the Urban Business Journal and for two years was the producer and host of ‘ KTYM 1460 AM’s weekly business talk show,” The Radio Boardroom with Kim Anthony and Marc Hamilton.

Her newest media ventures include Urban Philanthropy Magazine: Highlighting Civic Engagement in Urban Communities and her new radio talk show, “In Our Community with Kim Anthony: Celebrating Individuals and Organizations Making the Difference in Urban Communities.”

This USC Marshall School Certificate in Business Management grad is a passionate social enterprise advocate and gifted fundraiser, who has sourced more than $10 million in funding for worthy causes and social innovation projects. To share her techniques and experience with others who are ready to develop their own fundraising skills, she has recently developed a fundraising workshop for grassroots leaders entitled “The Aladdin Factor: How to Ask For and Receive Support for Your Cause, Creative or Social Enterprise.”

Kim is also the author of the book, “Live Your Legacy: Tapping Into Your Greatness Through Giving” and as a transformational training facilitator and coach, she works with people who are committed to creating the life of their dreams while “Doing Well by Doing Good.”

She is the recipient of more than 50 political commendations and community/civic engagement awards and was twice selected to attend the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremonies in Oslo, Norway.

A product of the foster care system, Kim is a highly sought-after inspirational speaker and used her Ms. California 2001 reign to motivate at-risk-youth and young adults to achieve their highest possibilities.

Kim continues to provide training and consulting services to social businesses and non-profit organizations worldwide. She makes her home in Santa Monica, California.

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