MBE Spotlight: Penda Aiken

As President and CEO of Penda Aiken, Inc., she is responsible for establishing and maintaining the quality of staffing, compliance, monitoring and reporting services delivered to clients.  Known as a problem solver and strategic planner, Aiken serves as Director, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce; Committee Chair: Workforce Development, Director, Court – Livingston – Schermerhorn Business Improvement District, Director, Brooklyn Neighborhood Improvement Association and Board Chair, Teach to Excel Foundation.  In addition to her work with various community boards, Aiken also conducts numerous philanthropic endeavors.  She holds a BA from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program and an MFA from Columbia University.