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.

Shereese Floyd | Witness My Life

Shereese Floyd is the CEO of Witness My Life, a people and culture firm that partners with corporations and universities to create and implement women’s leadership programs. She is the creator of MemoirWear, a tshirt line for women to proudly wear their story on their chest and let their voice be heard without saying a word. Shereese is an award-winning speechwriter, TEDx speaker and advocate for social change. She believes story is the one thing that truly brings the world together. Shereese is on a mission to help women become thought leaders so we can end this unfortunate era where women are more seen than heard.

What advice would you give your younger self?

No one can reject you unless you give them permission.

What is your favorite quote?

“Right now, can you make an unconditional relationship with yourself? Just at the height you are, the weight you are, with the intelligence that you have, and your current burden of pain? Can you enter into an unconditional relationship with that?” 

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