Shani Syphrett

Thought Leadership

Shani Syphrett is being the change she wants to see in the world and part of that is getting out there and speaking on important topics around inclusion, new ways of working, and overcoming fear. And teaching the next generation of diverse founders and creatives how to build sustainable businesses and careers.



Shani speaks on topics that are important to her and uses her experiences as a Black woman architect-turn-marketer-turn-entrepreneur to push the conversation forward in inclusive marketing, diverse creative environments, striking out on your own, and emotional intelligence. Specific areas of focus include:

Black Women & Entrepreneurship

Diversity in Marketing & Advertising

Multicultural Millennials & Work

Creating an Innovative Agency

Surviving as a Consultant/Freelancer


Shani teaches what she knows about building sustainable brands and creative businesses. She's led workshops for groups 5 - 25 within companies, universities, incubators, co-working spaces, and non-profits. Previous workshop titles include:

Business Model Innovation

Brand Positioning

Developing a Visual Brand

Bootstrapped Marketing

Effective Presentation Skills




She also provides one-on-one or small group coaching sessions both virtually and in-person. Currently these services are by recommendation only.

Creative business models

Women of color founders

One-on-one or group

Virtual or in-person