Sharifah Hardie is a business consultant, author, talk show host, Candidate for 2024 California State Senate District 33, President of the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce – Long Beach Area, CEO of IT TV – Intellectual Television and an influencer.
Sharifah Hardie is Host of Ask Sharifah Videocast and Podcast, as well as the author of Signs You Might Be An Entrepreneur – How to Discover the Entrepreneur in You and the ebook, Everything You Need to Know About Social Media Marketing.
Sharifah was a Long Beach City Council Candidate in the 2020 March 3rd Primary Election and is a diversity, equity and inclusion expert.
Sharifah built her first website in 1994, and has had an online presence ever since. She launched her first radio show in 2009 and is passionate about business. Sharifah was laid off over 8 times, yet didn’t quit. She used the experience and knowledge she gained working for these companies to benefit the businesses she now consults.
With over twenty five years of business experience, Sharifah Hardie has positioned herself to become one of the top executives in entertainment, business, politics and a person on the rise.
Sharifah served a key role as a Consultant and as Director of Marketing of Punch TV Studios. As such, she assisted the company to expand its reach, gain national exposure and raise millions of dollars in its Initial Public Offering (IPO). In addition, to the success Sharifah experienced at Punch TV Studios, she has consulted with such companies as Spark TV, the Hollywood Film and Acting Academy, Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles, Pit Bull Energy Products, Jordan’s Rooter & Plumbing, Southern California Black Business Expo, Radiance Magazine and countless other businesses.
Sharifah has been able to harness the power of the Internet to build successful businesses since the 90s. Her innovative style brings fresh ideas to the ever-changing landscape of business, technology, entertainment, media, marketing and advertising. She is an expert at raising capital, being able to take calculated risks to design new levels of recognition and acceptance for the businesses she works with and creating positive change in the lives that she touches!