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ISOA is a community based, volunteer driven, 501(c)(3), economic development organization whose mission is to empower women, youth and aspiring professionals for business and entrepreneurial success on the global economic platform.  The organization has no religious affiliation but operates on the premise that if one has been blessed to achieve, they are supposed to give back to the community.   The Organization was founded in 1990 by Dr. Millicent Lownes-Jackson, Dean of the College of Business at Tennessee State University.  The Organization's programs and operations are overseen by a dynamic board of directors composed of accomplished professionals from all walks of life who unselfishly volunteer their time and share their expertise and experiences to empower others. 


ISOA's Founder

Dr. Millicent Lownes-Jackson

ISOA's Board Chair

Monique Lownes Gant

Monique L. Gant Professional Photo 2.201
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