brandi williams, affectionately called bea by friends and colleagues, is an award-winning and Accredited public relations professional turned broker for change who serves as the leadership chair for the Hip Hop Caucus Charlotte and the founder of juice crü, a grassroots social movement that teaches people to leverage their personal and collective power to create change.
a bicentennial music lover, bea uses her formal training in public relations and nearly two decades of experience in non-profit and government to advocate for causes; bridge the divide between the streets and the suites; and develop innovative solutions to communities' most complex issues.
she is the founder of the nue feminist movement and co-founder of ASATA, an awards program honoring the contributions of #blackwomen in the Charlotte metro area. she dishes #thedamntruth through commentary on black and brown people and women’s issues for various online publications, including Hellobeautiful.com, NewsOne.com and Essence.com.
in winter 2018, she will launch The Real Magnolias, a project with three friends that will share the experiences of black southern Magnolias.