Apr 12, 2022 12:00 PM
Janette Braverman
Black History and Black Joy

Janette currently serves as the President of the NAACP of Ozaukee County. Additionally, since 2016 she has served as an Ozaukee County Board Supervisor for Ozaukee County. She is the 1st African American to serve in this role. Her responsibilities include but are not limited to representing over 3700 constituents across District 24, setting and approving policies and budgets, and serving on the Public Safety Committee.

In 2011, Janette started Leaders Leaving Legacies, LLC where she pursues her passion of empowering leaders and entrepreneurs through professional coaching, mentoring and helping them launch their businesses from vision planning to marketing and website launch. Janette’s mission is to not only leave a legacy for her children and family, but to serve and give back to the communities in which she works and lives. She empowers others to do the same.

She is the author of 10 Reasons Communication Brings Transformation: Unleash Your Greatness and has published several articles for Forbes and other media platforms. She is also both a public speaker and facilitator; speaking and teaching various topics such as leadership and career development, diversity, equity and inclusion, and effective communication. 

Janette has received several awards and honors for her inspirational community leadership including: Wisconsin’s Top 48 Most Influential Black Leaders (2021), Milwaukee Business Journal’s Power Brokers (2020, 2021), Professional Dimensions Imprint Award (2021), the NAACP Game Changer Award (2019), and the MBJ Woman of Influence Award (2018) and more.