LaVada English is the Founder and CEO of Bright Places, a business consulting firm dedicated to embedding trust, inclusion and belonging within corporate leadership and development. LaVada began her career in corporate talent consulting and took the leap into entrepreneurship in 2018 - a role she always knew she would end up in. Now, LaVada is the president-elect of NAWBO Ventura County, and her company, Bright Places, is reshaping how businesses think and act. Listen to LaVada talk about her journey, inclusion, and the importance of women claiming their economic power. Please enjoy this talk with LaVada English. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @chartinghercourse or visit pacbiztimes.com.