Publisher, Best Selling Author, Founder, and Advocate for At-Risk Girls
L’Oreal Paris 2019 Women of Worth, Ni’cola Mitchell, Founder of Girls Who Brunch Tour, is a Best-Selling Author who made the Forbes List as a Change Maker in 2019 and Black Enterprise 2015 as one of the 5-Follow Worthy Bloggers to Watch. She entered the literary scene with one main objective: To Stimulate Your Mind, One Word at a Time. Through her independent publishing company NCM Publishing, Ni’cola published numerous titles that have been featured on various best-selling lists throughout the country. Much of her work revolves around complex relationship issues and Mitchell’s compulsive desire to see women overcome challenges. Ni’cola is the CEO of NCM Books, founder of From the Pen of Ni’cola blog, and Co-Owner of Strategic Connections Plus a start-up business consulting firm that facilitates the growth of small businesses. She has penned 17 novels, published 125 titles, and has helped over 900 authors and independent publishers publish their books successfully.
As a victim of domestic violence, Ni’cola Mitchell understood first-hand how at-risk youth are significantly less likely to successfully transition into adulthood due to a lack of resources and opportunity. Her own past led her to create Girls Who Brunch, a non-profit that combats this cultural epidemic by addressing low-income communities, and sponsoring girls in foster care, as well as sex trade victims and teen mothers. Through mentorship and panel facilitation, Girls Who Brunch teaches different ways of thinking that ultimately enables at-risk girls to succeed and flourish.
Girls Who Brunch combines fun performances, raffles, and music with challenging workshops that focus on education, STEM, health, sexual trafficking awareness, bullying, and empowerment topics. Girls Who Brunch also hosts a Masterclass that specializes in training participants in on business development and financial literacy. Since founding the non-profit three years ago, Ni’cola found fulfillment in helping at-risk girls. Through her work with Girls Who Brunch, she has positively impacted and equipped over 8,000 girls nationwide to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Mitchell was recently awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by Smart Women in Meetings in 2019 and is recognized as a Woman of Distinction for her Philanthropic way in 2019. Her distinctive writing talent has led her to become a featured columnist for Urb Society Magazine, a nominee for the 2014 I Am a Diva Literary Awards, and was recognized by the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Upward Bound Program as their 2015 Honoree.