Celebrating Women In Business While “Securing That Bag”

Sandra J. Pennecke
The Virginian-Pilot

WWR Article Summary (tl;dr) Tanita Brinkley is the founder of  “Tanita Brinkley Enterprises” which provides accounting services including bookkeeping, payroll, budgeting, business formation and taxes for small businesses.” She is sharing her journey with other women hoping to launch businesses at the “Secure The Bag Conference” next Tuesday.


Tanita Brinkley wanted to create a platform for others to feel inspired and motivated to take a leap of faith into entrepreneurship.

The Norfolk business owner will host the second annual Secure the Bag Conference on Oct. 9 at the Chesapeake Conference Center to help people learn what it takes to launch a business while connecting with others on the entrepreneurial path.

A panel discussion will explore the journeys of 10 men and 10 women, all seasoned and successful Hampton Roads entrepreneurs. Yandy Smith-Harris, a reality TV star and entrepreneur is the keynote speaker.

“Each entrepreneur will come with their tips and tactics to how they achieved their own success,” Brinkley said.

Fashion designer Luqman Haskett Sr., known professionally as Dapper Luq, is one of the panelists. He said he plans to share how he paved his way in the industry.

“I just want everybody to understand it’s a process and it takes commitment,” he said.

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