Fueled by caffeine & passion, this FREE morning networking event is for women focused on achieving something fresh for their businesses or themselves. Each event features a local strong woman!
JoAnne Sabir has earned a reputation in Milwaukee for being a premier community development leader with a gift for cultivating impactful relationships across communities and disciplines while addressing the challenge of revitalizing neighborhoods.
The Juice Kitchen is a fresh juice cafe in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood. The successful Black-owned business has sparked pride and possibility for neighbors, transformed a vacant commercial corridor and has become a remarkable community gathering space for people of all cultures.
JoAnne is also co-owner of the Sherman Phoenix a business launched to redevelop the former BMO Harris Bank at 3536 West Fond du Lac Avenue. The Sherman Phoenix redevelopment is an entrepreneurial hub that will provide healthier food options, wellness services, along with arts and cultural activities to the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee. The project restored a historic bank building that was burned in 2016 during nationally noted civil unrest. The project has secured 25 black-owned business tenants; will create approximately 150 jobs, and has raised $4.1 million to-date from venture philanthropists and impact investors.
JoAnne was acknowledged as one of Milwaukee’s emerging generation of leaders when she received the Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Award. She was also honored by Biz Times as the Community Leader of the Year.
3536 W Fond du Lac Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53216, United States