Lisa Hurley is an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, and award-winning activist. Her work centers on Black women and encompasses self-care, introversion, and Black joy. Ms. Hurley is the Founder of The Great Exhale™, a private membership community where Black women can relax, lay their burdens down, and exhale. Additionally, she is the Founder of For The Culture And The Coins™, a movement dedicated to empowering Black people around the globe to build whole-life wealth.

Lisa is also an Anthem Awards judge, a member of Forbes BLK, the Co-Founder of The Introvert Sisters podcast, and an Advisory Board Member of the DG Sentinel. Originally from Barbados, Ms. Hurley is one of a handful of Barbadians featured in Forbes and on the Nasdaq screen in Times Square. As a result of her activism, she has also been featured and quoted in Essence, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and Adweek.

A powerful voice on social media, Lisa has been honored as one of The Business Anecdote’s Top 20 Entrepreneurs to Follow on LinkedIn, ranked in the Top 20 of Taplio’s 100 Best LinkedIn Influencers, and is a Favikon Top 10 LinkedIn Creator in Inclusion and Diversity worldwide.

Lisa enjoys expressing her creativity through fashion and hanging out with her adopted Jack Russell Terrier in her free time. With solid Caribbean roots, Lisa is a world traveler with an understandable preference for warmer climates. Her love language is sunshine.