Women in Ecommerce™ is delighted to introduce to you our February 2013 Member of the Month.

Longtime supporter of WECAI, Walethia Aquil is a Speaker ~ International Author ~ Entrepreneur ~ Etiquette Coach and the CEO of Grace and Charm where she and her team“Transform professionals from Invisible to Impeccable

Walethia is a dynamic ball of innovative fire who can help you jump start your business and your brand via her Grace and Charm Success System signature products.

Her mission: “To equip entrepreneurs with the skills, training and information necessary to ensure that their personal and professional image does not distract from the productiveness of their professional efforts.”

For over 25 years, Walethia has coached business leaders and teams, politicians, entertainers, beauty pageant winners, and society’s elite. She has helped thousands of people to boost their confidence, and to improve their bottom lines and their business and personal relationships via television, radio, seminars and personal coaching.

In addition to being a certified Image and Etiquette/Protocol Consultant, she is a former instructor for the John Robert Powers International Finishing School, coach for the Ms. Michigan Beauty Pageant, image consultant for the Urban League, and an Ambassador for Dudley Beauty Corp, LLC.

Walethia believes in serving and giving back to her community. In an effort to help alleviate the financial and peer pressure experienced by high school senior girls, My Dreams Do Come True was created. My Dreams Do Come True’s mission is to offer donated new and used formal gowns to deserving high school girls.

She is a frequent guest expert on ABC, NBC and other major media outlets.

Walethia has authored the highly anticipated book Women Who Win: Business Etiquette Tactics that Lead to Success in Life and Business. (Fall 2010)

She is also Co-Author of the following books:

“Sister to Sister: A Guide for African American Girls” (July 2011)

 “Madam CEO: How to Think and Act Like a Chief Executive” (December 2011)

 “Think Like an Entrepreneur: What You Need to Consider Before You Write a Business Plan” (2012)

Some of the Professional Organizations is involved in and supports include:

Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce

Up Woman

National Association of Women on The Rise

African American Advisory Committee (Genesee Regional Chamber)

Women in Ecommerce

Some of her Professional accomplishments include:

10 Most Intriguing Women

40 Most Influential Women

101 Blogs to Watch

Top 100 Women in E-commerce

Daring Doer –Troy Johnson

Instructor, The Global Institute

Exceptional People Magazine

Nominated Small Business Influencer

Up Woman Leader

Athena Nominee

She has  professional Certifications from: Protocol School of Washington, John Robert Powers and Nxphase – The Global Institute of Enterprise Development

To contact Walethia Aquil visit her website at www.graceandcharm.com

And connect with her on the following social media sites:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/graceandcharm

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/graceandcharm

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/graceandcharm2

Check out the Grace and Charm Success Channel on YouTube

In the Fall of 2012, Walethia upgraded her membership to Gold Leve l and we are delighted for her continued support. Welcome Walethia and congratulations!