President & CEO
Arlene Blake is a first generation college graduate and University of Central Florida Alum who made Orlando her home after graduation. She is a founding member of the National Council of Negro Women Chapter of the University of Central Florida and has kept Women’s Empowerment as a strong focus in her personal and professional career. As a former Wedding Planner and Sales Professional, Arlene recognized she had the necessary skills to begin Women on the Move Orlando, an organization that designs a calendar of events that provides a platform for women who have broken barriers and are changing the way business is being done to empower other women to lean in and do the same. These events provide an opportunity for like-minded professional women to gather together, network, support and inspire one another.
Additionally, Arlene is a YouTuber, creating videos to inspire women to always be the best version of themselves via her channel DeevaOnTheMove. She also as the Vice President of Events for the National Sales Network Orlando Chapter, an organization that meets the professional and developmental needs of diverse sales and sales management professionals across all industries.
Arlene states: “The first thing most people notice about me is my enthusiasm, laugh, and ever changing hair styles!”