• These Black Women Entrepreneurs Break Down What It Really Took To Get Their Products In Target

    1 month ago - By Essence

    The ESSENCE + New Voices Entrepreneur Summit welcomed a candid discussion with women of color beauty entrepreneurs whose products are now available at Target. Moderated by Caroline Wanga, Target's Chief Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Vice President, Human Resources, the conversation featured insight from Mielle Organics founder Monique Rodriquez, Urban Skin RX's leader Rachel Roff, TheDoux's Maya Smith and celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble. As the women shared their business backstories, Roff explained that her own skin woes led her to become a medical esthetician and...
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  • Keshia Knight Pulliam And Arian Simone Challenge More Black Women To Become Investors In Start Ups: ‘Join Us!'

    Keshia Knight Pulliam And Arian Simone Challenge More Black Women To Become Investors In Start Ups: ‘Join Us!'

    1 month ago - By Essence

    Day 1 of the ESSENCE + New Voices Entrepreneur Summit was chocked fullof inspiring and informative conversations. ESSENCE Modern Wealth Editor Marquita Harris led a thorough discussion about funding your business venture during the Entrepreneur's Journey: Accessing Aligned Capital panel with Fearless Fund co-founders Keshia Knight-Pulliam and her partner and serial entrepreneur, Arian Simone, along with Healthy Roots Dolls founder, Yelitsa Charles. Through the Fearless Fund, the Spelman alum and entrepreneur who came to prominence as Rudy on the iconic TV series, The Cosby Show, along with...
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