La Detra White
LA DETRA WHITE
La Detra grew up in Salt Lake City to a single parent and was the first in her family to attend college. She attended both Howard University and Harvard Business School and has built her career as a successful marketing consultant in communications. She’s been married for 25 years and has two beautiful children. La Detra is active in church, has traveled to over 45 countries, and thoroughly enjoys community service. She has a passion for teaching, speaking and facilitating, especially to young people.
Her goal in life is to be a great ambassador to the world of God’s goodness in her life. In 2016, she started The Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is Project, a movement that encourages communities to support small businesses. Thus far, the movement has reached millions of people, and the featured businesses have reported a surge in revenue as a result of the newly garnered attention. People from all over the country have taken notice to La Detra’s take charge spirit in this philanthropic movement. Furthermore, La Detra uses her Facebook platform of over 100.000 followers to expose struggling businesses to a slew of potential customers. To date, La Detra has performed 32 ambushes in The U. S and Africa. Her Facebook Live videos have reached millions of people.
La Detra’s efforts have been highlighted in The Film: Black Friday alongside celebrities like Cynthia Bailey, Hill Harper, and Johnny Gill, she’s acquired two cover slots for Women of More Magazine and Urban Luxe Magazine, and has received five honors in respect to her work including the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama.
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