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Liz Ngonzi Discusses Usefulness Of Mentors And Of Mentoring

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Liz Ngonzi

  • Founder, Amazing Taste
  • female
  • AfricanAmerican
  • 1970 (Age: 50 years old)
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Elizabeth Ngonzi is an entrepreneur who in 2001, founded Amazing Taste, leveraging her professional career in Corporate America, her global upbringing and personal commitment to making a social impact - all of which have directly influenced her business approach and philosophy. Since its inception, Amazing Taste has evolved into a recognized consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients achieve their strategic objectives through high-impact marketing campaigns, high-profile events, and ground-breaking educational - that demonstrate a commitment to Global Sustainability, Social Impact and Community Investment.

Amazing Taste draws from Ms. Ngonzi's unique perspective as a self-proclaimed "world citizen". Her mother was a diplomat and women's rights advocate, and her late father was a renowned African playwright, and a one-time director of the National Theatre in Kenya. Ms. Ngonzi obtained her primary and secondary education at the United Nations International School, where she studied French and Spanish, and has traveled throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and the Caribbean.

Ms. Ngonzi began her career with Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) as one of sixteen participants in its Marketing Development Program. She next went to work for MICROS Systems, Inc. - where she was ranked as one of its top-ten sales people. Prior to founding Amazing Taste, Ms. Ngonzi was a business consulting manager for Arthur Andersen, where she directed engagements for clients in the Hospitality, Telecommunications and Energy industries.

Elizabeth Ngonzi obtained a Master of Management in Hospitality degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies.

I think that everybody should have a mentor first and foremost because, you know, quite frankly, you know, it's kind of tough to make it out there on your own, right? You know, it always helps to have someone who's a little bit older, who's a little bit more experienced sort of guiding you and as a...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Experience At United Nations International School
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Video 2 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Importance of Working Before Getting Masters Degree
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Video 3 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Focus Of Masters Degree
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Video 4 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Shares Early Career Experiences
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Video 5 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Explains Entrepreneurship Requires Passion and Persistence
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Video 6 of 21 Liz Ngonzi States Confronting and Solving Problems Makes You A Stronger Entrepreneur
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Video 7 of 21 Liz Ngonzi States Importance of Embracing Change To Be Successful In Business
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Video 8 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Aligning Profitability With Company Mission
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Video 9 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Conservation Efforts In Industry
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Video 10 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Shares Example Of Reduction In Waste In Printed Materials
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Video 11 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Focus Of Company, Amazing Taste
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Video 12 of 21 Liz Ngonzi States Younger Age Groups Are Interested In Philanthropy
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Video 13 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Social Media Phenomenon
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Video 15 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Shares Passion For Education
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Video 16 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Future Plan For Company
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Video 17 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Passion For Causes That Empower Women
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Video 18 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Offers Advice For Interns Looking For A Meaningful Experience
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Video 19 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Importance Of Developing Relationship With Professors
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Video 20 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Experience At Hotel Ezra Cornell
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Video 21 of 21 Liz Ngonzi Discusses Importance of Developing A Support System In Business
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