Lisa Hurley is an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, and award-winning activist. Her work centers Black women, and encompasses self-care, introversion, and Black joy.
Ms. Hurley is the Founder of The Great Exhale™ a private membership community where Black women can relax, lay their burdens down—and exhale. Additionally, she is an Anthem Awards judge, a member of Forbes BLK, the Co-Founder of The Introvert Sisters podcast, and an Advisory Board Member of the DG Sentinel.
A powerful voice on LinkedIn, Lisa has been honored as one of The Business Anecdote’s Top 20 Entrepreneurs to follow on LinkedIn. She is also ranked in the Top 20 of Taplio’s 100 Best LinkedIn Influencers, and is a Favikon Top 10 LinkedIn Creator in Inclusion and Diversity worldwide.
Originally from Barbados, Ms. Hurley is one of a handful of Barbadians to have been featured in Forbes, and on the Nasdaq screen in Times Square. As a result of her activism, she has been featured and quoted in Essence, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and Adweek. In addition, Lisa has been honored by Hush Loudly as an Introvert to Watch, and as one of pocstock’s Future of Black America Top 50 Leaders.
Known for her warmth, wisdom, and wit, Lisa is a sought-after speaker and panelist.