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About Us

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Young women of color can overcome financial insecurity by enrolling in competitive, strategic, and entrepreneurial programs. These initiatives provide access to universities, careers, and financial literacy education, in addition to valuable resources and social networks that can lead to long-term financial stability. 

Reducing Barriersto Wealth Creationfor Underserved Communities,Initiating with Girls.

The woman behind Seeds of Fortune

“A Posse Leadership Scholar at Babson College on a $250,000 scholarship graduating in 2014. I believed it was my duty to help ease the financial burdens of those in my generation; so I created a scholars program to help teen girls obtain local and national scholarships and learn the tools needed for wealth creation.”

Nitiya Walker

Nitiya Walker

Founder and

Executive Director

Our Board 

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Myles O'Connell

Meta Platforms, Inc.   

Head of Entertainment Partnerships North America


Keisha Alleyne Esq 

Civil Court Judge for District 7 Municipal Court District Kings County 

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April Drummond

SVP of Finance

New York Hall of Science 


David Thomas 


BMO Capital Markets 

Our Advisory Board 


Crystal Thompson

Sr. Manager, Insights



John Chevalier

Senior Business Banker

Capital One Bank   



Renée T. White

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, The New School


Niketa Eason


Creative Talent Acquisition Paramount    


Paul Bonitto

Associate Director, Undergraduate Admission

Boston College    


Latoya Jordan

Lead by Design Lab   Founder & Chief Consultant  


Tracey L Cameron

Salve Regina University

Associate Vice President and Dean of Students



Patalia Tate

Creative & Brand Strategy Consultant 

Join Our Team

Learn, grow, and become a part of our Community!

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Nitiya Walker

Founder &  

Executive Director 

Nicola Fennel 

Program Manager and Director of College Success


Scott Medeiros 

Associate Director Growth & Engagement 

Manuel Jourdain 

Program Manager


Support Team: 

  • Telementors

  • Writing Coaches 

  • Social Media Manager

  • Professional Development Coaches

  • Recruitment Intern

  • Development Intern

  • Marketing Operations Intern

  • Seeds University Council

  • Seeds Ambassadors

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