Jamilah Corbitt is an entrepreneur, brand consultant, award-winning speaker, and the visionary leader of i am a brand® – a global community that helps entrepreneurs and professionals build purposeful and profitable lives through learning and collaboration. She is on a quest to impact 100 million people by the end of 2017 and shares her behind-the-scenes journey on Facebook Live.
Assisting entrepreneurs and professionals in leveraging their authenticity to drive revenue is what Jamilah does best – and in 2014, she was recognized as one of the Top 30 Under 30 people to watch in the Washington, D.C. area. Jamilah shares much of her insights as a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, and writes on the intersection between personal development, lifestyle, and entrepreneurship.
Jamilah is a Washington, D.C. native with a passion for personal and professional growth. At age 10, she formed JAC Publishing Company and began designing and selling greeting cards. At age 11, she taught herself how to code and published her first website, and at age 16 she was a high school McDonald’s All-American nominee in basketball and earned an athletic scholarship to an NCAA Division-I institution.
As an active member of the community, Jamilah is a proponent of building authentic relationships. She sits on the board of advisors for Jacob’s Promise — a company that specializes helping children and families touched with autism, and is the former Chair of The Young Executive Society at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner, Va.
Jamilah’s magnetic personality, spirit, transparency, and compassion make up her winning formula for achievement, and her unwillingness to allow failure or negativity into her life is evident in her approach to success, both for herself and her clients. As a brand strategist, her ideas are fresh. As a thought leader, she’s on the cutting edge of generational thinking and as a businesswoman, she’s been able to move forward to become the new face of entrepreneurship.