The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Olalah Njenga | YellowWood Group, LLC

Olalah Njenga is an award-winning entrepreneur, accomplished business strategist, and advocate for the small business economy. Olalah has worked alongside business leaders on three continents to transform ideas into objectives and objectives into outcomes. Prior to founding YellowWood Group in 2003, she enjoyed working in enterprise-level operations, administration, legal, human resources, and technology roles with broad responsibilities. Olalah serves in several national and state leadership roles where she represents the legislative interests of small business owners. She is a trusted media source with credits that include the BBC, NPR, New York Times, Marketplace, Fox, and local broadcast affiliates.


What advice would you give your younger self?

Succeed on your own terms, not someone else’s.

What is your favorite quote?

“I want you to have a big life.”

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