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Theia Washington-Smith
Theia Washington-Smith
Chair - Executive Director, City of Atlanta's Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI)

She was appointed to this role under the leadership of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to conceptualize, design and execute a rigorous solution to equalizing opportunities for entrepreneurial advancement for women business owners in Atlanta.

She oversees the totality of services WEI offers including its incubator competition – a community-wide campaign to provide company-building, early stage women entrepreneurs with designated office space in a technologically-advanced incubator, designed to invigorate them with the resources, mentorship engagement and collaborative work space critical to growing their businesses.

Theia Washington-Smith works to galvanize synergistic support from the public, private and education communities, to amplify the initiative’s key objective of intersecting untapped opportunities in innovation and entrepreneurship with emerging women business owners for inclusion in the economic landscape of Atlanta and beyond.