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I had the pleasure of serving as a fashion vendor for an iCAN Collective event only two weeks into launching my business.This was a great marketing resource. Afenya was someone who believed in the abilities of my online clothing store, Birthmarq, when I needed it most! I am forever grateful.  

Dannie, Owner Birthmarq Boutique

The iCAN Collective GoalGetHer Conference was absolutely amazing! As a speaker, Afenya provided ample opportunities to showcase my services. As an attendee, it was great to be able to connect with like-minded individuals.

I made some great connections, and Afenya's attention to detail was wonderful! I'd definitely recommend this conference to anyone looking to take their goals to the next level!

Lindsey Vertner, M.S.

International Personal Development Coach

Transformational Speaker 

Afenya (founder of The iCAN Collective) is a mover and shaker in the Chicago entrepreneurial space.   I have attended, and spoken on panels, at two conferences she has hosted, and I have always been impressed by her attention to detail,  the high quality of the topics and keynotes, and the way she curates panels and experiences.  At the #GoalGetHer conference, I was pleasantly surprised to be on a panel with other black women coaches, all of which had different niches, but all so engaged and knowledgeable.  I have been able to make relationships with other speakers at both, as well as engage attendees in subsequent conversations, some of which have become coaching clients for me.  The attendees at Afenya's gatherings are EXACTLY the type of people I most like to be around---smart, ambitious, thoughtful women who want to make an impact in their communities.

Janine Hill, CEO Soar Strategies

One of my best business moments was participating in the #GoalGetHer conference created and hosted by Afenya Pongo Montgomery and the iCAN Collective. It was an amazing opportunity to connect and build with other entrepreneurs, gain inspiration and get educated on local resources for business growth and development. Definitely a must attend event!

— Kesia King

 Founder CHOP CHOP Mobile

“I want to sincerely thank the iCAN Collective for hosting and sponsoring dynamic industry leaders  and entrepreneurs! I was fortunate to win a complimentary consultation with major boss lady, Janeen Hill, founder of Soar Strategies Consulting and magic happened! I have since contracted her services to enhance my executive leadership skills and level up!

#BawseUp #NextlevelLeaders #BecauseiCAN”

— LaTivia Carr, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

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