Andrea Lewis is the successful personification of: “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” You may remember her acting alongside Drake in Degrassi, but Lewis wanted more than just to be the pretty brown face sprinkled into a scene as a background feature, so she created her own series on YouTube, “Black Actress.” The […]

Name: Pamela Hogan Title: Owner of Hogan Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics, Master Cosmetologist, Senior Teacher Instructor, International Educator, Expert Beauty Educator Education: Troy/Pike Vocational School/Master Cosmetology Program, DeKalb College/Business Administration, Cutting Edge Academy/Instructor Program. Higher Education: Nov. 5 will be attending The Trichology Institute. Briefly describe your day to day activities and responsibilities as […]

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. We have all heard of the economic and humanitarian challenges in the poorest parts of Africa, but sometimes it’s hard to know what to do to help. When LA-based social entrepreneur Nicole Lindler (pictured above, left) first learned about the increasingly high rates of preventable infant mortality in Uganda, she made it her mission to make […]

Name: Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks Title: Motivational Success Strategist Education: MBA, Harvard University Honorary Doctorate, Public Service & Humane Letters, University of Maryland Eastern Shore Previous Job Experience: IBM and Elite Executive National Sales Director, Mary Kay Cosmetics Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks is considered by many as a “Motivational Success Strategist” who has earned […]

Sisters Network Inc. (“SNI”), the only national African-American breast cancer survivorship organization, has launched TEENS 4 PINK, a new program that aims to educate and empower African-American teens to change the way their family members think and act about breast health. The program, sponsored by Eisai Inc., is being piloted in Houston, TX and Memphis, […]

When things go wrong, some people search for their favorite comfort food, others throw their hands up in defeat. For Brooklyn native, Yvette Gayle, lighting a candle does the trick. Gayle was 16-years-old when she made her first candle and realized there was true comfort in making them. But like many of us, Gayle put […]

Judith H. McQuown Title: Book & Magazine Author & Editor and CEO, Judith H. McQuown & Co., Inc. Education: A.B. Hunter College; New York Institute of Finance, former member New York Society of Security Analysts. Previous Job Experience: Wall Street jobs as Secretary, Portfolio Analyst, Senior Investment Analyst, City of New York. HelloBeautiful: Briefly describe […]

Name: Jamila Thompson Title: CEO of Rub A Dub Spa Parties For Kids, Inc. Education: 7th Grade Previous Job Experience: Being an awesome kid with amazing ideas. Author of “You Work It Girl: A Tween’s Guide to Beauty, Fashion and Other Cool Stuff.“ HelloBeautiful: Briefly describe your day to day activities and responsibilities as CEO […]

Name: Charlene Dance Occupation: Global Marketing Director – Strength of Nature Global Education: Undergrad – Adelphi University of New York/Graduate – Stony Brook University (PAR Studies) Previous Job Experience: Nairobi Marketing Director HelloBeautiful: Describe your day-to-day activities and responsibilities as Global Marketing Director for Strength of Nature. Charlene Dance: I love that everyday is different […]

Name: Marlen Bodden Occupation: Author, Roatan Hall, LLC and Attorney, The Legal Aid Society (NYC) Education: Tufts University; New York University School of Law; 2012 Honorary Doctor of Laws – University of Rhode Island Previous Job experience: Attorney, The Legal Aid Society (NYC) HelloBeautiful: Briefly describe your day to day activities and responsibilities as an […]

Name: Shashicka Tyre-Hill Occupation: CEO, Miracle Home Care, Inc. HelloBeautiful: Briefly describe your day to day activities and responsibilities as founder and owner of Miracle Home Cares, Inc. STH: I manage seven locations in the state of Georgia. Each location has a staff including a senior administrative to oversee the day-to-day. I review client reports, […]