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People to People Interview, Keeana Barber and Cameka Smith

February 19, 2022- Cameka Smith is the Founder and CEO of The B.O.S.S. Network, an event based networking and mentoring group. Keeana Barber is Founder and CEO of WDB Marketing, a full service marketing firm and business incubator. Both women, leaders in Chicago's business community and architects of the city's future share tips and access to the resources under their impressive umbrellas.

WDB Marketing's CEO, Keeana Barber interview with ABC 7 Chicago

Black business owners and entrepreneurs will be celebrated this weekend at the WDB Legacy Awards Gala. These are the people and companies making a difference in local communities. Keeana Barber is the curator of the event and joined ABC7 to talk about the event, which attracts hundreds of Black business professionals every year.

2020 LEGACY Awards Gala Coverage on People to People with WDB CEO Keeana Barber.

WGN 9 News Interview with 2020 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists. ​

2018 LEGACY Awards Gala Coverage on People to People

Micah Materre from People to People interviews WDB President, Keeana Barber about the 2018 LEGACY Gala Awards.

The fourth annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala is upon us. The yearly celebration of Black business is an important networking opportunity for entrepreneurs in Chicago. Each year, attendees leave not only inspired by the stories of the honorees and young entrepreneurs but also inspired by the great business minds in the room.

We’re in the middle of February 2020 and one of the crown jewel events of Black History Month in Chicago is coming up soon. The Fourth Annual WDB L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, February 29 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Malcolm X College, 1900 West Jackson Blvd.