Consumer Goods, Diversity & Inclusion, Entrepreneur, Founder, Lady Bosses, Millenial Lady Boss, Women in Business, Women in Fashion

Career Conversations with Abai Schulze

"In terms of advice with limited capital - I would tell others to get smart about the sectors or areas of interests where they hope to invest their talent and energy. There are plenty of concepts which fall flat when put into actual play. It’s always better to have done your due diligence early, if for nothing else than to be properly confident about the opportunity at hand. Also, I would advise them to double-down on execution. Move with good data but by all means move and move quickly. As I always say - execution is the stuff of success – passion is just one of the ingredients"

Beauty, Lady Bosses, Millenial Lady Boss, Women in Medicine, Women in Science

Career Conversations with Dr. DiAnne Davis!

"Never lose sight of the things that make you unique as a student/future physician . If there are hobbies that you love doing, keep doing those during medical school because it will definitely help you cope with the challenges that students face. Also, your unique qualities are what set you apart from each applicant so stay true to yourself and trust the process"

Beauty, Consumer Goods, Entrepreneur, Founder, Social Impact, Women in Business

Meet Valerie Obaze, The Founder Behind Africa’s Leading Luxury Brand

"Supporting women is everything to me. I love working with, partnering with and collaborating with other female owned businesses. When we support each other we are stronger. Everyday I’m inspired by the strong rural women in Northern Ghana who process all of the raw ingredients that R&R uses in product formulations. These beautiful women work from sunrise to sunset processing the raw ingredients by hand and stop at nothing to ensure that they can provide their children with an education and a good start in life which is something I can relate to"

Beauty, Consumer Goods, Founder, Lady Bosses, Uncategorized

Career Conversations with Tumi Soyinka!

"I recently re-discovered that being a creative is in my DNA. Sometimes, role dependent, working in corporate can ‘help’ you forget about the things that get you excited. Storytelling - whether through writing, partnering with dope black creatives for my podcast series, photography, branding - these are the things that tickle me"

Beauty, Consumer Goods, forbes30u30

How Sarah Ribner built and scaled Piper Wai!

“If you are not represented, it is your opportunity to become the representation. The really cool thing about being a founder is that you get to write your own narrative and rules. It is really powerful that as an executive woman, you have the power to change the conversation about black women at work and what it means to be a woman of color in your space”