April 2017 GeenieBox Curator: Rhonesha Byng


 Rhonesha Byng is the founder and CEO of Her Agenda. Her philosophy in life is represented by her acronym of N.E.S.H.A. – No one Ever Slows Her Agenda, which was also the inspiration for her company – HerAgenda.com. 


The site is a digital media platform that bridges the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women. The site provides access to content and community that gives millennial women access to information and inspiration to help them get started or to move to the next level of their career.

Rhonesha is part of the 2017 class of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in both the media and dorm room founders categories. Previously she was named one of 28 Under 28 by NBCBLK and one of 29 People To Know by BET. She's spoken at The White House and The United State of Women Summit. She's also received awards from the Associated Press, and the New York Association of Black Journalists for her work in journalism. Early in her career, as a field producer with NBC New York (WNBC-TV) she earned an Emmy award as part of team coverage for a breaking news story.

Rhonesha is an alumna Posse Scholar and attended Depauw University on a full-tuition leadership scholarship.

GIVE FORWARD:

Your GeenieBox membership, supports the work of advancing and empowering women and girls. Rhonesha has selected the phenomenal youth empowerment and mentoring organization, Black Girls Rock! Inc. as our gift forward for the month of April 2017. We'll donate up to 12% of April Box subscriptions to support the work of Black Girls Rock! Join GeenieBox by 4/24 in order to receive Rhonesha's Box and support Black Girls Rock!.