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Isha Edwards

Idea Catalyst & Brand Marketing Consultant

Biography

Isha Edwards is a brand marketing consultant for EPiC Measures, LLC where her role involves developing brand-driven marketing initiatives, which align with a company’s or individual’s core values. Isha’s reach spans 12 industries including retail and professional services, academia, law, entertainment, (all) non-profit, and small business administration. Her impact has led to supporting partnerships with The Coca-Cola Company (The Global Business Mixer), Emory University Goizueta Business School (The Business Development Exchange), the Microsoft Store (The Marketing Mash-Up & Mixer), and an ongoing partnership with the Entrepreneurship Education Project at Illinois State University.

Among a myriad of talents, Isha is an avid writer whose experience varies from marketing communications to journalism. Her published work appears in more than 30 entertainment and business periodicals in the U.S. and abroad.

Dubbed an "outstanding alumni whose contributions in [leadership, teaching, research, and service] raise the stature and standing of the College," on February 23, 2010, Isha was inducted into the University of Illinois – Chicago College of Business Administration's 2010 Alumni Leadership Academy. In May 2012, the College of Business presented Isha with their “Outstanding Mentor” award.

Reflective of her passion for empowering others to excel, Isha's spare time is occupied with mentoring youth and young adults via marketing assistantship and entrepreneurship programs.

Education

Isha has a degree in Business Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She obtained Branding and Integrated Marketing and Marketing Strategy certificate from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. She has 22 years of combined experience working with corporate and non-profit organizations and 19 years of experience as a business educator.

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