Hempstead, NY (PRWEB) March 08, 2013
Akilah C. Thompson, a 29-year old talented tax manager, left a six-figure salary in Corporate America in 2011 to pursue her passion to inspire and empower others to be Ambitious, Courageous & Talented through her many gifts. Despite the odds, since leaving Corporate America a year ago she turned her talents into a successful business. Under her trademark Company, ACT Inspires Inc. , she has become a motivational speaker, fitness inspirator, film and stage actor, model, recording artist and inspiration to hundreds of followers to pursue their passions.
On March 9, 2013, Akilah C. Thompson will launch ACTInspires.com to share her story with organizations and the general public and further her cause of inspiring others to Release The BEaST. ACTInspires.com will show the progress Akilah has made, including her portfolios, resumes, videos, blog, music, apparel, calendar and booking information. The launch party will take place from 6:30 pm-11:00 pm at Fashion 40 Lounge, 202 W. 40th Street in New York City. At the event guests will enjoy complimentary drinks, hors d’oevres, and be entertained by international DJ Lohrasp Kansara, live performances, raffle prizes, giveaways and much more. Akilah will also release her first single “You Inspire Me” at the event.
Akilah C. Thompson is a New York native , raised in Baldwin NY. She is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University, where she earned degrees in Accounting & Business Economics. She is a former tax manager at Deloitte Tax LLP and an IRS Enrolled Agent. She has served as a Vice President, Professional Development Director, and Student Member Services Director for the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., NY Chapter and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
As ACT Inspires Inc. , Akilah uses her gifts as a motivational speaker, fitness inspirator, actor, model, singer, and writer to encourage people to “Release The BEaST ……become the BEST you.” She has spoken to thousands of students and professionals on personal and professional development topics. She is a health and fitness advocate and licensed Zumba instructor. She most recently made her Broadway debut in Two Time Telly Award Winner, JD Lawrence’s stage play “Your Husband is Cheating on Us”. In her modeling and writing efforts, Akilah aims to help promote positive self image and self love amongst young women.
Akilah C. Thompson is available for interviews. For booking or interviews, please call 516-690-6228 or e-mail info(at)actinspires(dot)com