A hair disaster led Lana Boone to start her own hair products business.
She launched Kurly Klips, curly textured clip-in hair extensions, to
further empower women in their personal hair care journeys. An instant hit, the company sold to more than 2,000 customers from 30 countires within the first 13 months.
There are very few minority owned furniture design studios in the
country and one of them is Ali Sandifer Studio in Detroit, founded by
husband-and-wife team Andre Sandifer and Abir Ali. They craft a unique
brand of modern furniture using domestic woods harvested from
Most people look at procrastination as a bad thing. And it can be. But
there are times when procrastination is necessary. It can actually help
you grow your business if you recognize the reasons behind your
Maya Penn is one cool young woman! The idea behind her company is
utterly unique. The 13-year-old artist, animator, designer,
philanthropist, environmentalist, and girls rights activist is CEO of
Maya’s Ideas. She creates handmade eco-friendly accessories and clothing
with 10-20 percent of her profits going to local and global charities
and environmental organizations.