We all have the ability to support, encourage, motivate, and inspire others.
As an active member in the entrepreneurial community, We encourage everyone, to Dream and Think Big, To Collaborate and Share Ideas, To Inspire and Motivate others and to participate in and be surrounded with people and ideas that make us better versions of ourselves.
In addition to being happily married; she is also a busy mother with her two young boys, ages 12 and 14and their family dogs named Sasha & Sprite. Her passion in running her business has allowed her to connect and lead the charge for small businesses in the Northern Virginia area. She has shared her knowledge with other small businesses on social growth, branding, marketing and has become a mentor for those not only in the small business community but also to the diplomatic, pageantry, and youth communities. When not running her business and offering consultation to others, She engages in philanthropic and political involvements in the community. Her involvements have led to various media mentions and award recognitions. Mrs. West’s expert advice on entrepreneurship and leadership can be seen on various local and national media outlets including - Northern VA Magazine, Inc.com, Newsweek, Black Enterprise, Switch & Shift and Success.com, Yahoo Small Business, The Muse, and many more. Additionally she has been recognized for the following -
Asian Chamber of Commerce - 2013 Emerging Business of the Year
Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce - 2012 Robert J. McDonough Business Owner Of The Year
Vienna/Tysons Chamber of Commerce - 2012 Business Executive Finalist of the Year
DC Luxury Magazine - 2012 Dynamic Women of Greater Washington DC
Fashion Group International – 2013 Beauty & Business Finalist
Miss America Organization, District of Columbia - 2015 Corporate Community Award Recipient
She has also had the opportunity to speak on topics of entrepreneurship, social branding and leadership at the 2012 Presidential Campaign while introducing Governor Mitt Romney, Vienna Tysons Chamber of Commerce Opportunity 2012 on “Businesses and Social Media”, Bridging Beauty to Business 2012 Conference on “Branding your Business”, Hugh O’Brian State Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY.org) on “Innovation in Business”, Asian Chamber of Commerce - “Entrepreneur and Leadership Skills”, Inspirational Speaker at Sacramento University for The Lao American Advancement Organization, & a Guest Speaker at the 2014 Sterling Women's Business Conference.
Mrs. West is also an active member of YEC - Young Entrepreneurial Council, Member of The Tower Club VA – Young Executive Society, Friends Society Member of The Newseum of DC, Member of The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN.org) - A Circle of Ambassador’s and their Wives for 10 Asian Embassies, Member of The Creative Coalition, Member of The Fashion Group International Greater Washington DC, Member of IvyConnect & Board Advisor for Miss Vietnam DC Organization.