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Meet our Speaker!

We're honored to collaborate with Kathy McAfee, creator of The Fearless Leader Program, to host Chi Chi Okezie for our 7-Year Anniversary Mentor Mingle.


Chi Chi Okezie is owner/producer of SIMPLEnetworking, LLC. Simple Networking is a black women owned consulting firm based in Metro-Atlanta, GA, specializing in business networking, diversity and inclusion and cultural awareness. Chi Chi has spent the past 16 years assisting corporations, top universities, institutions and federal agencies with professional development training. She is trilingual (English, Igbo and French), the author of two books (“SIMPLEnetworking” and “Networking Made Simple”), as well as, blogs as the Champion Networker. Chi Chi has also published hundreds of online articles as a Diamond Expert for

Join Chi Chi as she shares her tips and approach to creating influence and diversifying your networks. As our guest speaker for the Fearless Leader Community 3rd Quarter Bonus Learning Session, Chi Chi will engage you in fruitful, cultural and fearless discussions on networking. Be prepared to change the way you think about networking and the value of diversity.

In this open discussion, we will explore:

● The Benefits of Having a Diverse Network

● Highlight 4 Strategies for Diversifying Your Network

● Case Study: A Golfing Experience

Following the open discussion, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your new networking skills during the Mentor Mingle!

This is your time to shine and live out your professional dreams. UP is here to help you make them reality!

Thursday, August 25th, 2022

11am - 12:30pm, EST



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