Akilah Swan Joins Ignite Bermuda’s Board

February 25, 2022

Akilah Swan Bermuda Feb 2022Ignite Bermuda today [Feb 25] announced the addition of Bermudian entrepreneur Akilah Swan to their Board of Directors.

A spokesperson said, “Since its inception in 2019, Ignite has seen strong growth in its entrepreneurial ecosystem, now comprising over 300 entrepreneurs and community leaders.

“At the same time, Ignite’s board recognizes the value of having a Bermudian entrepreneur on the team with firsthand knowledge of Ignite’s mission and culture. The Board was impressed with Akilah’s entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm, her contribution to the Ignite community and the opportunity for personal growth in her role as director.

“Akilah first joined Ignite as a participant in the Fuel Your Ambitions Series in 2019, which has since grown into a monthly webinar series. She was an active Cohort 3 member, led the Pitch Club, and served as a Resident Advisor in 2021.

“Akilah has over 17 years of experience in architectural design and founded the Bermuda-based architectural firm Aina Curated in 2020. Aina Curated is known for architectural and design excellence and its astute understanding of client needs. It prides itself on daring to blend nature for healing and design innovation.

Don Mackenzie, Co-Founder of Ignite Bermuda and Chair, said, “Akilah brings an in-depth understanding of the programmes that Ignite offers. She brings a unique perspective on what Ignite needs to continue to meet the demands of an ever-expanding small business community and it is important that we include our graduates on our board to ensure we continue to improve our program.”

When asked about her new role, Akilah Swan stated, “I am sincerely honored and delighted to be a part of such a dynamic organization as Ignite. I am thankful for the opportunity and support I have received and look forward to enhancing the experience for future Ignite cohort members within our local community.”

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  1. Ladeej says:

    Hearty congratulations to you Akilah!

  2. Hope says:

    Congratulations Akilah! Very well deserved – I know you will be a valuable addition to the Ignite Board!

  3. Esther Trott says:

    Congratulations to Akilah. All the best.