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  • She is the founder of Anna McCoy Global Ventures, LLC which houses her many endeavors from Philanthropy, Media, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurial ventures. She is the host of Anna Live, a talk show that features everyday entrepreneurs to inspire your entrepreneurial journey.

  • Anna McCoy is the former CEO of EBW Foundation. Through her philanthropic work with the foundation, she collaborates and galvanizes women leaders, influencers and initiators of women empowerment initiatives to activate the mobile, money and mentoring platform to empower a billion women globally by 2020.

  • She is a co-founder and principal, chief strategy and global officer of UrbanAmerica, a private real estate equity and development firm, she and her partners started in 1998. Through their efforts of revitalizing low-income communities throughout the U.S., they have raised over $800M and transacted over $2B in real estate transactions. UrbanAmerica has created in excess of 27,000 jobs.

  • She is a global citizen and is committed to sourcing strategic relationships with national and international governments, the United Nations, NGOs, and numerous non-profit global women empowerment initiatives to contribute to the UN Sustainability Development Goals with an emphasis on goals #1 End Poverty (entrepreneurship) #5 Gender Equality (women empowerment) #11 Sustainable Cities and Communities (real estate development) 

  • She is a certified executive coach, member of Forbes Coaches Council, master trainer, and empowerment specialist in the area entrepreneurship, leadership, personal and spiritual growth.

  • For 17 years, she has facilitated UrbanAmerica’s empowerment initiatives, such as The Jabez Event teaching over 30,000 inner city attendees financial literacy and entrepreneurship and Woman Act Now, providing affordable coaching and training to 800 women globally. 

  • As a sought after thought-provoking inspirational speaker, her passion for contributing to the excellence of others, has privileged her to ignite audiences in the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, Croatia, Guyana, Nigeria, Brussels, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana, India, Portugal, Barcelona, Madrid, and South Africa.

  • She is a published author of three books, Walk Powerful at Zero, Woman Act Now and Building Generational Wealth. Ms. McCoy is the recipient of President Barack Obama’s Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteerism, Women of Excellence Award from Epitome Magazine, named “The Power Connector” by Effectual Magazine, published in Nigeria. She is the recipient of the Exceptional Women of Excellence Award from Women's Economic Forum 2019 received in New Delhi, India.

  • She is an awardee of an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from St. Thomas College. She attended Spelman College and Cal State University, studied Business Administration and Management.

  • Appointed Ambassador at Large by Word of Life Ministries International, an NGO, furthering the goals of the United Nations in global endeavors. She serves as a founding board member of The Gatehouse, a $30M housing and personal development program supporting women survivors of domestic violence.

The Journey of a Global Citizen

“Supporting women is a lifestyle for me, it is a grateful hope that she, us and them can rise to our greatest potential.” 


—  Anna McCoy, Advocate for UN Sustainabilty Development Goals

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