Ep. 82 Charmaine Brown: NAWBO Leader On the Move to Impact Michigan Business Women

Charmaine Brown is the President of the Board Of Directors
of the Greater Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), headquartered in Washington, DC is the only dues-based national organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs in all kinds of businesses. The organization currently has 90 chapters in the United States and is affiliated with Les Femmes Chefs d’ Enterprises Mondiales (World Association of Women Entrepreneurs).

The vision of the National Association of Women Business Owners propels women 


Charmaine Brown, President & Founder at Connexions Consulting, Inc., is a recognized corporate leader with more than 23 years of experience in strategic HR, diversity and inclusion, talent management, organization development, and HR compliance. Her experience spans a range of industries including real estate, banking, healthcare, and nonprofits. 

Charmaine served as a member of the Cleveland Commission on Economic Inclusion’s Membership Engagement Committee. Other non-profit and board involvement includes CollegeNow of Greater Cleveland, Saint Joseph Academy, United Black Fund and Project REAP.Charmaine is the 2012 recipient of the Crain’s Cleveland Archer Award, Commercial Property Executive’s 2012 Diversity Executive of the Year and recipient of the 2013 Women of Color Stephanie Tubbs-Jones Courage Award. She is a graduate of the 2009 Cleveland Bridge Builder program, often returning as a facilitator on the topic of Cultural Competence. 

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