Monique Greenwood

**MONIQUE GREENWOOD IS APPEARING FROM 12:20 - 1:05 PM ON SATURDAY, JULY 6**
12:20 - 1:05 PM

Monique Greenwood, owner and CEO of Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns, a collection of upscale B&Bs in Brooklyn, NY, Washington, DC, Cape May, NJ, and now a boutique resort and spa in Pennsylvania’s mountains, is passionate about economically empowering our communities. She developed a retail strip in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, renting out spaces at below market rates to area entrepreneurs, and she pens the monthly "Small Biz Success" column for ESSENCE magazine, where she served as editor-in-chief in 2001, succeeding Susan Taylor.