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Akwaaba’s Owner “Minds Your Business”

Before whirling a whisk with her expanding collection of B&Bs, Monique Greenwood wielded the power of the pen as editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, the country’s leading fashion and lifestyle magazine for Black women. Now, a decade later, her byline is back each month in Essence with a new column for small business owners and aspiring […]

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Akwaaba CEO Featured Speaker at Conference for Innkeepers

Conference For Innkeepers January 23-26, 2012 Monique Greenwood will be one of five featured speakers at the upcoming conference for innkeepers in Little Rock, Arkansas, January 23-26, 2012. There are 17,000 inns in the U.S., and the annual event is where the industry meets to discuss best practices, learn from the pros, and shop for […]

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Monique Greenwood Featured on B.E. Business Report

  Monique Greenwood, part of the husband-and-wife team behind the Akwaaba chain of bed & breakfast inns (B&B), is the featured Entrepreneur of the Week on this week’s edition of the Black Enterprise Business Report, hosted by Caroline V. Clarke. Started in 1995 with the opening of a groundbreaking urban B&B in Brooklyn, NY, Akwaaba […]

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Akwaaba on Black Enterprise!

Monique Greenwood featured as Entrepreneur of the Week on the Black Enterprise Business Report!

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