Lisa Riley Bio


Lisa Riley, CEO

Lisa Riley is a former San Jose State graduate with a degree in Psychology. Former Board member of the Silicon Valley San NAACP Chapter. Riley has a 17 year career in Recruiting and Human Resources advising approximately 50-100 new hires, employees, college students, and executives in the engineering and IT space for Lockheed Martin in Silicon Valley, a major fortune 500 corporation. After Traveling to Paris in 2017, Riley decided to be a corporate drop-out. In 2018,  she founded ODOS (One Degree of Separation) Travel Services business. Later, filling a gap in decentralized economic development services and lack of obtaining resources to build her business, Lisa felt passionate to empower African American and Diverse Women of Color, to provide business information and resources.

What We Do


Our global network gives our members access to an online and in-person community, equipping them with resources and information to catapult their entrepreneurial journey. We aim to enhance our members personally and professionally. 


Online Community

Join our virtual hb for our members to share knowledge and connect online. It’s an open Facebook page for members to shout out their successes, gain advice about challenges and newsworthy events. This is where inspiration meets motivation, helping to take your goals to the point of execution. 

Hear stories from our global network about their entrepreneurial journey!


Member Directory

Our members only directory will give you access to some of the amazing trailblazers in our network. Connect with global entrepreneurs that can support you and your business.



Access some of the most incredible resources to launch your business to new heights. From templates, webinars, interactive online community, worksheets, and how to’s; you’ll be able to find in our growing database.

Join Our Exclusive Network

Impacting underserved Women of Color Entrepreneurs with tools and resources to promote their business in a global digital space. Want to start a business but don’t know where to start? Have a business but are struggling with pushing your business to new heights? Let ODOS help you move you closer to your goals. Join our elite membership program learning new and innovative tactics to become that business owner you know you can be!