Chandra Brooks is a leader in her community, and so much more than that. She juggles her work as an entrepreneur, author, and TEDx speaker, with other life commitments. She is a loving wife and mother to four children and three grandchildren, with her family based in San Jose, CA.
Chandra has always been passionate about making a difference in her community. She is a staunch supporter of civil rights and social justice, and she loves to enhance civic engagement within communities of color. In addition to that, she aims to assist and empower women through her work, helping them live to their full potential.
Chandra is the former Vice President of the National Association for the Advancement of people of color. She is a graduate of Emerge California, a political training program for Democratic Women. In addition to that, Chandra was the Vice-Chair of Santa Clara County’s Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
In 2017, Chandra created a brand new company named The SocialPrenuer, with a focus on coaching and consulting. She doubled up her entrepreneurial success in 2018, founding the Powerhouse Academy, a platform dedicated to women looking to kickstart their business careers and take their lives to the next level!
Chandra is often considered as one of Silicon Valley’s most critical female influencers. She has been praised in several media outlets, and she has even been named Women of the Year in Advocacy from 100 Black Women of Silicon Valley and One of the Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley by The Silicon Valley Business Journal. If this wasn’t enough, she was honored with the sought after Latina with Vision Award, from New York Life. She also received the prestigious Leadership Award from The League of United Latin American Citizens back in 2017!
Since the launch of The SocialPrenuer Chandra has been featured in the Huffington Post, Glamour Magazine, Modern Latina Magazine, Biz Mompreneur Magazine and dozens of online web shows and podcast highlighting the message of Civic Engagement and Women in Leadership.