Audrey Cavenecia

A dynamic and creative executive, Audrey has guided household name brands in the health & wellness, travel & leisure, executive training and philanthropy sectors. Her travel & leisure ventures include the launch of a Hawaiian island destination for Larry Ellison and the Four Seasons, taking a previously unknown locale to #1 in travel in the U.S. and among the Top 10 destinations in the world. The project included creating events and campaigns in partnership with Nobu, Jennifer Lopez, BMW, Serena Williams and various charities. Audrey’s recent foray into the science sector includes working with Google Ventures, Amgen, Lilly, Genentech, Sanofi, Otsuka, Novartis, and AOBiome, through the recently launched biotech SaaS startup Science 37, which aims to disrupt and democratize the clinical trial process. Her executive development experience includes building leadership models for trainers such as Tony Robbins, training over 30,000 managers worldwide and leading workshops on performance management to over 100,000 individuals across the U.S. She founded The HR Coach, which consults tech startups in training and developing remote management. Audrey travels between Seattle, Los Angeles and Austin, enjoying personal time with her three xoloitzcuintles and her beau. Not to mention her total obsession with her big-bold-all-natural hair.

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Black Films Matter

About 10 years ago, I had the good fortune of spending a significant amount of time at Lucas Films with one of George Lucas’s producing partners, Rick McCallum. At that point, one of...

Black Books Matter

Nearly 90 percent of books reviewed by The New York Times are written by white authors. According to a 2019 article by Poynter, award-winning author Roxanne Gay researched the racial background of every...

Girl You Need a Hug, Here’s Why

Recently, I adopted a feral dog. His new name is Lucien. He was in such a severe state of stress and anxiety that he paced the house constantly, would run under the bed...

Black Men Matter

The death of George Floyd has shined a spotlight once again on the bias against black men in the United States. We’re reminded of it every time an unarmed black man or boy...

Black Women Matter

There are many black female celebrities we love, like Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Carrie Washington, to name a few. But how many black female influencers are you familiar with? Do you ever...

Black Non-Profits Matter

As Black Lives Matter takes its place in our homes around the world—I invite us to inquire into our own bias. Do we have an unconscious bias against black-owned non-profits? 

Black Art Matters

Growing up, I never saw a reflection of myself in the media. Everyone looked like my mother, a blonde-haired blue-eyed beauty. Looking around, seeing the attention she received, my internal voice surmised, “I...

Black-Owned Matters

One of the practices I started a few years ago was to significantly cut back on purchasing big corporate products and buy from startups or local entrepreneurs. Obviously, that included ensuring at least...

On Black Lives Matter, This Artist Speaks with His Hands

Michael Chukes is a brilliant artist. A sculptor who goes only by the name Chukes. I found him a week ago as I was digging through Facebook, as I do often, to find...

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