According to a stats from xoNecole Instagram account, Businesses owned by Black Women Grew by 67& between 2007 & 2012.
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Morgan is the CEO of Blavity, a website created by and for black millennials. DeBaun started off in corporate working at Intuit in Business Development & Strategy before cofinding Blavity with Aaron Samuels in 2014. Within the Blavity brand, other websites included are: 21ninety.com, travelnoire.com, AfroTech.com and shadowandact.com. The media company also host two annual conferences: AfroTech and Summit21. She also recently founded a skincare line, M. Roze Essentials, making her a serial entrepreneur.
Melissa is the CEO of the Lip Bar, LLC, a new line of vegan, cruelty-free lipstick. But before becoming the CEO of the Lip Bar, LLC, Melissa worked as a financial analyst at Barclays and was formally on ABC’s Shark Tank where she was rejected for an investment with Kevin O’Leary saying, “The chances that this is a business are practically zero.” Today, however, the Lip Bar, LLC is on over 100 Target shelves.
Lauren Ash is the Founder and Executive Director for Black Girl in Om, a brand that promotes holistic wellness and inner beauty for women of color. The brand encourages self-care, self-love and self-empowerment for communities of color. Lauren Ash also co-host a podcast for Black Girl in Om with Deun Ivory, and they often times have guest on the podcast.
Dr. Lauren Simpson
Dr. Lauren is the Founder of 501c3 Nonprofit Adjust Your Crown Mentoring,. The purpose of the nonprofit is the provide mentoring through a virtual concept to reach young women across the U.S. She is also the CEO of The Social Media Dr., LLC, which specializes in small business social media management, social media coaching and nonprofit consulting.
Jonnell Chavez is brand stylist and designer who creates BOMB ASS designs for brands like Mint Swim, Keep It Cute Fitness, The Brand Nails, Bellen, Mom Crush Monday, etc. and is the CEO of JUNCTION.