I am Ebony Laquise.
Ebony Laquise is an award-winning speaker, nationally-known activist, and published writer who has reached thousands internationally helping women and girls transform into change agents in their lives and their community using technology, activism, and writing. She was featured in Essence May 2018 issue and have shared my expertise on NPR, Pacifica Radio, and live stages.
Ebony Laquise is the CEO and Founder of Laquise Enterprises. Ebony served as the East Region Director and Ground Logistics Director for the Million Moms March in May 2015. She was chosen as a fast-track leader for the Lockheed Martin, Engineering Leadership Development Program. In addition, she is a proud graduate of the Sunnyvale Leadership Development Institute, Class of 2003.
Ebony has served as Co-Chair of the African American Mentoring and Information Network. She has also served as the Corresponding Secretary of the Tuskegee University South Bay Alumni Chapter, Parliamentarian for the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Silicon Valley Chapter, and the Co-Chair of the Alliance of African American Community Organizations Membership Committee. She is the founder of Sisters in Synergy, an international personal development and entrepreneur support sisterhood. She served as Co-Coordinator for Women’s March on Washington – Alabama Chapter and National Chair for the Sisters in Synergy Women’s March.
Ebony was a Presidential Scholar at Tuskegee University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (Information Systems). She pursued a Masters in Business Information Technology at DePaul University. Her activism has been featured on Pacifica Radio, NPR and other national news outlets. Her “Why I March” essay has been officially accepted into the Sophia Smith Special Collection archive at Smith College, which is an internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, archives, photographs, periodicals and other primary sources in women's history.
Ebony was born and raised in Alabama. She continues to be an avid supporter of STEM education, economic equality and human rights.