Racquel T. Knight, a dynamic and accomplished community leader and business empowerment advocate, is the Director of the Central MA Women's Business Center at the Center for Women and Enterprise. Her role has been transformative, expanding and enhancing the center's services, particularly for low-income communities and women of color. Racquel's leadership in strategic initiatives, such as the Women of Color Business Summit and Think Tank, has not just made a difference, but significantly impacted economic empowerment through business development services and training.

As the Founder and CEO of RKnight All About Business Services LLC, Racquel's strategic vision and unwavering dedication to sustainable success has been the driving force.  Her expert business development consultations, marketing, and branding services have not just supported, but propelled both for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Under her leadership, numerous businesses have not just survived, but thrived.

In her philanthropic efforts, Racquel is the Founder and Executive Director of the For One Child Foundation Inc., where she leads initiatives to provide educational resources, technology, and infrastructure improvements for underserved children in the US and Jamaica. This foundation has positively impacted the academic outcomes of over 650 students.

Racquel's commitment to community service extends to her roles as a Board Member for WellStorm Inc. where she provides strategic guidance on community and youth initiatives, and the Worcester Caribbean American Carnival Association, where she leads efforts to promote Caribbean culture and address issues like homelessness and food insecurity. Her advocacy and outreach efforts support underserved communities.

Racquel's educational background is a testament to her academic prowess and dedication. She is currently pursuing an MBA with a Marketing Concentration from Johnson and Wales University (anticipated graduation in December 2024), holds a Bachelor of Arts in Global Citizenship with a specialization in Management from Becker College, and an Associate of Science in General Agriculture from the College of Agriculture Science and Education in Portland, Jamaica. Her notable achievements, including being recognized as a Massachusetts Commonwealth Heroine and her involvement with the Yunus Social Business Center at Becker College and the Clinton Global Initiative University Class of 2018, further underscore her commitment to excellence and community service.

Her notable achievements include being recognized as a Massachusetts Commonwealth Heroine and involvement with the Yunus Social Business Center at Becker College and the Clinton Global Initiative University Class of 2018. Racquel's extensive skills in program development, strategic partnerships, community outreach, and diversity advocacy, which she has honed through her diverse educational and professional experiences, underscore her commitment to fostering economic growth and entrepreneurial success among minority business enterprises.