Dr. Lakeysha Hallmon

Founder, Our Village United

A social entrepreneur, curator, speaker, passionate educator, Mississippi native and graduate of Tougaloo College– Dr. Key is committed to revitalizing and unifying her community in Atlanta. Most notably she founded The Village Market – an all-black marketplace in Atlanta that celebrates the arts, change makers, entrepreneurs, plant-based advocates and educators by curating community led events. To date, TVM has showcased and trained hundreds of vetted Black-owned businesses leading those businesses to average $3-6k in sales within 5 hours of selling their products or services. Dr. Key truly believes that “If we act in oneness and in the spirit of togetherness not only can we survive, we can thrive.”