Dorinda Walker, Prudential Financial, Inc

Dorinda Walker is an Inspirational Warrior, Survivor and Multicultural Marketer, who holds the title of Vice President for a Fortune 100 Corporation.  What is even more compelling about her position is her path to get there.  This includes being born to heroin addicted parents, surviving physical abuse, contemplating suicide, and living a dangerous street life as a teenager.

Walker channeled her ‘street smarts’ to rise up the corporate ladder and tell her story to thousands of people every year.  She has been featured in outlets such as Huffington Post, NJ.com, LA Focus, Jet Magazine.

Walker’s mission is to inspire individuals who are thrown into dysfunctional circumstance, face voices of doubt and fear to press forward.  To not only survive, but to overcome by achieving success and fulfilling their life’s purpose.

Walker is a graduate of the Woman’s Unlimited TEAM Program, a nationally acclaimed management and leadership development program for high potential women. An Advisory Board Member for Hispanicize; a Board of Trustees Member for Ironbound Film and Television Studios and Truth and Reality; and former Board of Trustees member for the Jersey Explorer Children’s Museum.

Awards

Walker has been honored by a number of organizations for her outstanding work within the multicultural market as well as for empowering women. Some of these honors include:

  • 2016 Award: The Great Girlfriends, for contributions and support of women’s empowerment
  • 2016 Honoree: The Merge Summit Corporate Award for contributions and achievements in the areas of business and ministry
  • 2016 Honoree: The Jesse Banks Foundation for inspiring future leaders through support of women and multicultural communities
  • 2016 Honoree: The Simuel Simmons Whitfield Organization for support of women and the African American community

Media Coverage

Jet Magazine
Who’s That BOSS: Dorinda Walker – JetMag.com
Marketer leverages roles to promote diversity
http://www.jetmag.com/life/boss-up/whos-boss-dorinda-walker/

The Huffington Post
Successful Women Show Up! An Interview with Dorinda Walker
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lucinda-cross/successful-women-show-up-_b_9863356.html

L.A. Focus Newspaper
Through the Storm: Dorinda Walker
http://lafocusnewspaper.com/?p=6977