LaShanda Henry

LaShanda Henry has been developing websites for over 15 years. She founded and maintains several successful websites including SistaSense, the BBWO Network, and the Black Parenting Blog. Ms. Henry is most passionate about two things: creating positive websites for people of color and helping women entrepreneurs learn how to build successful businesses online. Ms. Henry graduated Columbia University and received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in 2002.

“My life’s mission is to motivate, inform, inspire and connect. With my mother in mind, I do what I do for parents looking to better their children’s lives and for women striving to live their dreams. I love to share information and build communities online. It’s what I do and who I am.”

Some of LaShanda’s most popular websites include:

  • Multiple Shades of You Online (an African American Web Portal)
  • The Black Business Women Online Social Network
  • SistaSense – Startup Business Mentoring & Training Services for Women
  • The Black Moms Club (a Social Networking community
  • The Black Parenting Blog
  • Pretty Professional Web Design Services

As both a web designer and internet marketing coach, LaShanda has been featured in magazines such as Essence, Ebony, The Network Journal, and As a blogger she has worked with brands including Disney, General Mills, TNT, Walmart, and many others. LaShanda is truly on a mission to use technology as a tool to affect positive change within the black community online and at home. She presently lives in North Carolina with her son and his loving father Jean Paul Ottley.