Khalilah Olokunola is a motivational speaker, author and founder of the successful A Boxed Event (ABE), the first eco-friendly event and floral design boutique in Wilmington NC. Prior to ABE, she performed C-level executive searches at David Werner International Corporation and counts among her clients Sal Iannuzzi, former Chairman of Monster Worldwide; Hunter Johnson, former President of Daimler Chrysler; pro football players and movie and TV executives.
Khalilah has been named a Woman to Watch by WILMA magazine and nominated for the Women of Achievement Award by the YWCA. She is the current chair of The New Hanover Commission for Women, receiving an acknowledgement from the White House in 2014 for her work in reviving its defunct board. Ms. Olokunola is also the founder of Powerful Women and co-founder of Wilmington Fashion Weekend. She is a partner in Smart Stylenista, the first collaborative and co-selling fashion tech platform. Khalilah is the publisher of Masonboro Life, a magazine for one of the most socially connected and affluent communities in Wilmington NC. She is the author of Be Brave, an interactive workbook of leadership lessons for aspiring women; and the creator of the BRAVE Boot Camps for Women.