Mahisha Dellinger, Founder of CURLS

Beginning her career at Intel, Mahisha Dellinger decided to take her savings and a leap of faith to begin what would become a household natural hair brand, CURLS. BB: Why did you begin CURLS? Mahisha: Towards the end of college when I had my daughter, I couldn’t perm my hair because I was pregnant. I…

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Kimberly Brown, Editor of ManifestYourself.com

My name is Kimberly Brown and I’m the founder and editor of ManifestYourself.com. I call myself a whole life strategist. I do one on one coaching. I really help people get their whole life together, from developing actual plans to helping people achieve their goals. I think I’m always trying to manifest myself. I’m always…

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Nina Terrero, Correspondent, Entertainment Weekly

My name is Nina Terrero and I am a correspondent at Entertainment Weekly. I basically represent EW wherever I can. I write for the magazine, and online I do a lot of celebrity Q&As, interviews, break news, write recaps, etc. I also represent EW on shows like Wendy Williams, Access Hollywood, and The Today Show, talking about movies, TV,…

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Nexus Cook, Founder of 25th and June Nail Polish

My name is Nexus Cook and my dad is Italian and Irish and my mom is Black. I’m a copywriter at DDB New York and I own 25th and June Nail Elixir. I started it in 2013. My idea to start the line came from just being a complete nail junkie and having too many colors…

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Nicole Walters, Founder and CEO of NapNic,LLC

My name is Nana Nicole Forson. My parents are from Ghana, West Africa. I go by Nicole Walters because Nicole worked in the business sphere. It’s my first issue as a Brown girl that I had where I go in and I say my name is Nana and they’re like, “Ha! Is that your real…

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Danielle Young, Lifestyle Content Creator

My name is Danielle Young. I’m a freelance lifestyle editor, content creator, and writer. I’m Black. Blickity Black. It’s funny. I didn’t care about beauty growing up. I was a tomboy, but I really remember loving Whitley Gilbert on A Different World. She was so glamorous and just so put together. Yeah, I would say…

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Nakea Tyson, Project Manager, USA Today

My name is Nakea Tyson and I’m a Project Manager for Brand Marketing at USA Today. I’m African American and Native American. My dad is Native American. My grandmother on his side is fifty percent Native American, and her father was a chief of a tribe. ~ I learned some beauty stuff because of dance.…

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