LaKisha James is the CEO and Founder of Designer Events by LaKisha located in GA. Their specialty is international corporate event planning, event design and set design for films, and plays. She holds a degree in Interior Design and in Management with a concentration in Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
One of her favorite personal quotes is, “Every space is unique, and you make it your own”.
Ms. James is the recipient of the 2019 “CEO on the Rise” award for Who’s Who of Urban CEO’s. She was a nominee for the 2020 “Talented CEO”. Ms. James is the Atlanta Chapter Leader for the global women empowerment organization called World Women Conference & Awards (WWCA). She also serves as Ambassador for Black Women Networking (BWN). She is the Executive Director for Times of Expression & Refreshing Ministries (TER Ministries), a non-profit organization. Ms. James has co-authored 2 books. Her first book titled, Wake Up Winning No Matter What Because Losing is Not an Option Vol. 2 launched in January. Her second book was a multi-author international book project titled, “I AM: Releasing the Shame of Narcissistic Abuse and Transforming Financial Poverty to Wealth Beyond Numbers” launched in April. The book established Ms. James as an international bestselling author. She is a contributing writer for Real Women Atlanta Magazine. She is the nominee for the 2021 Leadership & Philanthropy awards for World Women V.I.S.I.O.N. Awards. She is the recipient of the 2021 Leadership award. She was inducted into the Marquis Who’s Who in America for 2021-2022. She is featured in the 2021-2022 Marquis Who’s Who of Professional Women publication. She is the Host of Talks with LaKisha with JSL Network, on the ROKU platform and I AM the Network. Talks with LaKisha are in pre-production. Her first show will air in July. She is currently the Set Designer and Production Assistant Saving Nina. The film is in pre-production.
Ms. James is also an Interior Designer, mentor, and speaker. She is featured in the first and second volumes of Who’s Who of Urban CEO’s magazine, EventPlanner.com, VoyageATL magazine, Shoutout Atlanta, Real Women Atlanta Magazine, Wall Street Select and EINPressWire.
As well as an Entrepreneur, LaKisha is also a mother of two, and lives by the statements, “Without God, I am nothing!” and “He has equipped me with everything I need to be successful!”