January 11th – What It Means To Be Truly Profitable? With Tuesday Brooks & Khalilah Webster

Join BE NYC Mentors Masterclass Group Mentor Session

About This Event

Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2021; 6-7:30pm

COVID-19 has forced small business owners to gain new skills in order to outlast the pandemic. Move more than ever before, business owner most double down and get a handle on their business’s finances. Join financial expert Tuesday Brooks to learn more about key aspects of building a profitable business including  understanding your financial statements and making to better financial decisions.


Tuesday Brooks

Owner, AJOY
Expertise In: Business and Financial Services
Tuesday’s vision is to accelerate growth of financially-sound woman-led companies that employ, across the US. As such, she works tirelessly providing direction to aspiring entrepreneurs on how to start and grow. Her keen knowledge around accounting for small business makes bookkeeping, tax compliance, credit readiness, and cash flow management accessible to early-stage business owners and non-profit founders. She leverages her certification as a Profit First professional to consult with business owners who seek to implement Profit First principals in their business. Tuesday has educated more than 3,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and has developed strong relationships with community-based organizations and government agencies that provide technical assistance to entrepreneurs and freelancers primarily through one-to-one coaching, workshops, and business curriculum development. Tuesday is a frequently sought panel presenter and workshop facilitator and has been honored multiple years as a Best For New York Changemaker. She sits on the board of several community-based organizations that promote arts or education. Tuesday holds a Master of Business Administration from Metropolitan College of New York in Media Management, Master of Arts degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Binghamton University. Her financial management firm, AJOY, specializes in ventures in media, sports, arts, entertainment, beauty, fashion, wellness, and professional services. AJOY is certified M/WBE, DBE, SBE, EBE, EDWOSB, and SDVOSB and provides technical assistance to business owners seeking to successfully attain certification for their company as well. Tuesday is a native New Yorker who enjoys physical fitness, dancing, live music, and boating.


Khalilah Webster
Co-Founder and COO Vanguarde Consulting Group, Managing Partner at Minority Venture Partners,
Expertise In: Tech-Education, Media/Digital Consultant

Managing Partner at Vanguarde Consulting Group, Khalilah Angela Webster is an accomplished entrepreneur, media professional, and managing partner of (2) education consulting firms and an emerging digital agency. She is also a certified instructor in Entrepreneurship by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (FastTrac New Venture and Growth Venture Programs).

Khalilah’s broad professional background enables her to be an exceptional “connector,” networker, and creative marketing strategist who delivers both impact and results for clients across a variety of professional sectors. Khalilah is also a dynamic writer and passionate communicator regarding the “Business-Life Balance” among women entrepreneurs. Her first book, #SHEWINS is a practical step-by-step guide for increasing the capacity of the modern-day “womanpreneurs” to “win” in every arena– achieving maximum fulfillment and satisfaction in their personal and professional lives.

Today, Khalilah remains active across a number of passion areas including nonprofit management, youth development, and media production—each of which continues to fuel her professional growth and expanded range of expertise. She is presently Board Chair for Young Life Bedford-Stuyvesant (Brooklyn, NY) and is the Co-Founder of a tech-education enrichment services provider for the Department of Education (www.odaep.org). In this role, Khalilah oversees the delivery of Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts, & Media programs (T.E.A.M. Up!) to more than 70 schools and 10,000 students nationwide (since 2002). Khalilah can also be found producing digital content as a celebrity host and red carper journalist and editor at www.HollywoodFab.io, an online magazine for multicultural women with more than 600,000 monthly readers.


BE NYC Mentors is New York City’s inaugural mentorship program for Black entrepreneurs seeking to start a business. The program aims to increase the number of new Black-owned businesses in high-growth industries.

Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC), an initiative of the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), is a groundbreaking model for a major American city to help create equity of opportunity by advancing Black entrepreneurship.

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