Renae Bluitt, Creator of In Her Shoes Blog

“My name is Renae Bluitt. I am the founder of Crush Media, which is a Brooklyn-based beauty PR consultancy and I am the creator of In Her Shoes blog. In Her Shoes is a blog that I created six years ago, that’s all about celebrating what I call “fly female entrepreneurs.” I started In Her…

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Tola Lawal, Marketing and Branding Strategist

My name is Omotola (Tola)  Lawal and I’m a marketing and branding strategist who loves beauty, food, and life. My father is Nigerian, so I guess I’m Nigerian-American. My mom is Black and Native American. I started wearing makeup in college, maybe my junior year in college. And of course like every Black girl, I…

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Genese Jamilah, Founder, I Dont Do Clubs

“I am Genese Jamilah, I’m from Stone Mountain, Georgia and I am the founder of I Don’t Do Clubs. I wash my face every day, but I don’t wear makeup every day. I usually only wear makeup when I go to events. So if I don’t have an event to go to, I don’t put…

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Mabel Martinez, Editorial Assistant, Glam Belleza Latina

I don’t want it to be like “She’s Latina, she’s pretty, let’s put her here”. Like, no. ON HER ETHNICITY I’m Dominican, born and raised in the Bronx! I grew up with my mom while my dad was living in the Dominican Republic. He came back into my life by the time I was finishing high school. We…

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