India N. Parson, 27, President and Founder of Building | Economic | Stability | Together (BEST) signed on as proud sponsor and partner of “A Jazz Affair” back in June 2013. Admitedly she confesses, “I had some initial apprehensions about having the time to committ to such a large project but it felt right and Im glad to be working with such a great team of people who all want to see this vision come to light.” Since June, through trial and errors of effectively utilizing the space, addressing in the needs of the community and remaining budget friendly Parson’s determination and perserverance is unwavering. She has put members and affiliates of her organization to work and behind the scenes she’s donated her own dollars to generate the support and bring about this much needed developmental project to the Manchester community. What you should know about her organization is, BEST is RVA’s newest membership based organization that exists to educate, empower and employ young adults. Parson founded BEST in 2012 to incorporate young professionals in projects like “A Jazz Affair” that in turn offer viable resources, exposure, work experience and the opportunity for young people to make a big impact. BEST has been implemental in helping entrepreneurial minded career seekers access opportunities to showcase their best and actualize their potential despite today’s economy. Expect to meet Parson in person every 4th Friday as the host and self-appointed mouth piece for “A Jazz Affair”.
Learn more by visiting www.best10k.org