“Connecting people and communities with each other with the right BIPOC information - - is mission-critical.”
The LayerUp! Collective creates, cultivates, and connects “Curated Conversations” on domestic and international stages for
G.C.O.C. (Global Citizens of Consciousness/Change/Color.)
Together, we celebrate new heights of BIPOC excellence through promoting education,
transformed relationships, environments, institutions, and new business structures.
Founder & CEO
Jocelyn R. Taylor
A 25+ year veteran in media and publishing. Ms. Taylor is a visionary change agent and strategic business development leader with expertise in guiding diverse senior teams and operations in the design, integration, and innovation.
SVP, Sales | Business Development
A global communicator and award-winning brand strategist and marketing expert. Ms. Williams oversees the brand development and coordination of a niche clientele base and pairs them with corporate America for product endorsements, sponsorships and advertising.
Music Entertainment Director
Albert (Othello) Glenn
A Guyanese-born modern Renaissance man: Actor, songwriter, producer and self-described, “international music impresario and gatekeeper.”
Social Media Procurement Manager | Lifestyle Influencer
Tafadzwa (Tuffy) Sibanda
A Zimbabwean-American and 2020 graduate from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He holds a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems.
Terry L. Cyrus
A seasoned entertainment and marketing professional. He began his career as a manager in the music industry where his stellar reputation and prowess quickly led to him becoming a much sought-after consultant within the industry.
Chief Content Curator, Editorial Director - BlaqVOICES
A freelance writer/editor and English Language instructor at Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, NJ. She has also worked in the computer industry as a business analyst, corporate trainer, and documentation specialist.
A recent graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Kyla majored in graphic design and is continuing freelancing focusing on print and web design.