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Kenasha Paul '10

President and CEO of the Black Professionals Network


Kenasha Paul '10 is the President and CEO of the Black Professionals Network (BPN), a not-for-profit social learning organization with the mission to advance and elevate the social and economic capital of our career professionals and businesses while becoming industry leaders for the organizations and communities they serve. A proud Miamian of Haitian descent, she attended South Miami Senior High as a TV & Film magnet student, later attending Florida International University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with minors in International Relations and English. She then obtained her Juris Doctorate at Nova Southeastern University where she concentrated on business and nonprofit management. While in law school, Kenasha established the inaugural Black Professionals Summit in 2014, an annual conference convening South Florida’s best and brightest for leadership and professional development workshops and sessions. Building upon the success of the Summit, she established BPN where the organization hosts year-round programming for business and career professionals. She serves as a shareholder for the Miami Millennial Investment Firm, a real estate organization that encourages young professionals to follow suit in investing and revitalizing urban communities. Additionally, she works as a Business Consultant for the Miami Minority Business Development Agency, where she assists business owners in developing and fine-tuning their value propositions by restructuring their organizational and process models and develops tailored marketing strategies to increase their market share within their respective industries. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her tribe of god-kids. You'll probably find her spending her days laughing or dancing with her loved ones.