Please support Monique Howard on Monday March 23, 2009 8pm PSTfor her Virtual Book Tour. We will have it on the Forum and have someone interviewing her via comments. The first 5 readers that ask questions or post comments will receive door prizes.
About The Author
Monique Hayward is President & CEO of Nouveau Connoisseurs Corporation, which she founded in April 2004 and owns and operates the award-winning Dessert Noir Café & Bar in Beaverton, Oregon. She is responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and managing its business priorities. Monique is also a senior marketing manager at Intel Corporation in Hillsboro, Oregon.
Monique is an entrepreneur and corporate player with 15 years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations, business development, and entrepreneurship. She has shared her knowledge and expertise as a contributing writer and interviewee for mainstream media like The Oregonian, The Denver Post, and CNN’s “Your World Today with Tony Harris” and online and print publications for entrepreneurs like BizChicksRule.com, Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise, and Restaurant Startup & Growth.
In February 2009, Monique published her first book, Divas Doing Business: What the Guidebooks Don’t Tell You About Being a Woman Entrepreneur. She’s also a frequent speaker at conferences and colleges and a mentor to up-and-coming professionals and entrepreneurs.