WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #5: MARAH LIDEY AND NAOMI HIRABAYASHI

Marah Lidey and Naomi Hirabayashi are founders of the #1 BIPOC-owned self care app focused on redefining what it means to care for our mental and emotional health daily. Their belief is getting support around your mental and emotional health should be easy and accessible for all.Shine is focused on personal growth, motivational messaging and … Continue reading WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #5: MARAH LIDEY AND NAOMI HIRABAYASHI

WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #4: RESHMA SAUJANI

Reshma Saujani was the first Indian American woman to run for Congress in 2010. During that time, she visited schools and saw the gender gap in computing classes. This is what inspired Girls Who Code.  Girls Who Code is an international non-profit with the mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change … Continue reading WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #4: RESHMA SAUJANI

WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #3: ANNIE MALONE

Annie Malone is considered to be one of the first African American women to be considered a millionaire. She developed a line of non-damaging hair straighteners, oils and hair-stimulant products for African American women. She promoted her products door to door. Annie opened her first shop in St. Louis in 1902. One of her best … Continue reading WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #3: ANNIE MALONE

WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #2: SUZANNE YOON

Suzanne Yoon is the daughter of immigrants who has overcome the tragedy of losing her father to become a successful entrepreneur! Her journey is so inspiring! Yoon is also a board member of many organizations such as Chicago Public Library, HFS Scholars, and the National Philanthropic Trust. Kinzie Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity … Continue reading WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #2: SUZANNE YOON

WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #1: BRITTNEY ESCOVEDO

Our first WoC Entrepreneur Highlight: Brittney Escovedo, founder of Beyond 8. Beyond 8 is an international event production agency, challenging creative boundaries to execute authentic, diverse and interactive experiences across the fashion, tech, art, music and lifestyle industries. Beyond 8 has worked with: Adidas 1800 Tequila Pyer Moss Red Bull Solange Knowles Oakley and many … Continue reading WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #1: BRITTNEY ESCOVEDO