LC Johnson is an award-winning writer, entrepreneur, and activist with a passion for empowering women, especially women of color (WOC). After graduating from Duke University in 2010 with a degree in Women’s Studies, she immediately began a career in the nonprofit sector, seeking out a range of opportunities that mirrored her passion for racial equity, gender equity, and entrepreneurship.
Ten years into her journey as a dynamic, creative, and committed social justice professional with a well-established entrepreneurial spirit, LC has deep experience in curriculum development and facilitation, nonprofit program design, entrepreneurship, public speaking, and community building. She is a recognized subject matter expert whose work and writings on the topic of race and gender have appeared in outlets such as Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, and Black Enterprise.
Most notably, LC is the founder and CEO of Zora’s House—a coworking space and leadership incubator created by and for WOC. She has been recognized in her community as a “40 under 40” and “Columbus Future 50” leader. In her non-existent free time, LC enjoys reading Afrofuturistic novels; hiking with her hubby, two kiddos, and mutt; and EATING ALL OF THE THINGS.