Dr. Karmetria Burton joins the Cool Soror podcast today! A Houston, Texas native and Cool Soror of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., she is the Director of strategic programs and supplier diversity for Delta Air Lines and the founder of “Paint Your Lips Red”. She attained her bachelor’s degree from Southern University and received her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska.
Learning how to be a business woman early in the game, she worked for her father, who is an entrepreneur, and was able to learn the ins and outs of running your own business. Thriving in her field for 15 years, she enjoys giving the blueprint to help those who are seeking to grow their business on the corporate level, while also impacting and influencing others.
A well-respected authority in supplier diversity, she is a contributing writer for MBE magazine that focuses on minority business development. In 2014, she was noted as a woman of Excellence by the Atlanta Daily World Magazine and in 2015, she was awarded the InfluenceHER award for her influence in the community and in minority business development. Her work and her passion have gained her notoriety in several publications.
Dr. Burton is the visionary and creator of the ‘Paint Your Lips Red’ campaign and has teamed up with NARS for a special event in Atlanta on July 30th. She believes that women should feel empowered and bold in their RED lip!
Karmetria Burton credits God for her success and her family for instilling the importance in her of family and service to others. She has made it a goal in life to remain in a ‘Position of Impact.’ Dr. Burton is certainly in position and she is definitely making an impact.