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How Ethiopian Mahlet Afework is disrupting the fashion industry

How Ethiopian Mahlet Afework is disrupting the fashion industry

By About Her Culture Team In 2021, Mahlet Afework, the fashion designer and founder...

Editorial Team June 20, 2022
8 tips for Caribbean & African women entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses regionally & internationally

8 tips for Caribbean & African women entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses regionally & internationally

Lagging technological infrastructure and limited access to finance are just two of the many...

Editorial Team June 10, 2022
How Caribbean-American Felecia Hatcher is impacting the tech & entrepreneurial communities

How Caribbean-American Felecia Hatcher is impacting the tech & entrepreneurial communities

By About Her Culture Sometimes a good idea hits you in the face, and...

Editorial Team May 30, 2022
How Nigerian Laila Johnson-Salami has built a media career on what matters

How Nigerian Laila Johnson-Salami has built a media career on what matters

By About Her Culture At just 25, Laila Johnson-Salami has been working for over...

Editorial Team May 23, 2022
How Jamaican comedian Julie Mango is using her platform to advocate for mental health

How Jamaican comedian Julie Mango is using her platform to advocate for mental health

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re sharing the story of Juliet Bodley,...

Editorial Team May 16, 2022
How Congolese-American, Chloe Louvouezo, utilizes multiculturalism to empower women & girls around the world

How Congolese-American, Chloe Louvouezo, utilizes multiculturalism to empower women & girls around the world

By About Her Culture Congolese-American, Chloe Louvouezo, has made telling stories her life.  The...

Editorial Team May 9, 2022
How Olympian Maritza Correia McClendon is lifting up communities of color

How Olympian Maritza Correia McClendon is lifting up communities of color

By About Her Culture Team Swimming is the only Olympic sport that can save...

Editorial Team April 11, 2022
How Justa Lujwangana is championing Tanzania

How Justa Lujwangana is championing Tanzania

By Nicanor Gordon Justa Lujwangana is the founder and CEO of Curious on Tanzania,...

Editorial Team April 4, 2022
Barbadian PM Mia Mottley & Jamaican Story & Myth: An Eco- Conscious Connection

Barbadian PM Mia Mottley & Jamaican Story & Myth: An Eco- Conscious Connection

By Nikki Williams No offense to TIME magazine, but for us, 2021 belonged to...

Editorial Team March 28, 2022
How Audrey Migot-Adholla is building up Yala jewelry & its Kenyan artisans

How Audrey Migot-Adholla is building up Yala jewelry & its Kenyan artisans

By Nicanor Gordon The award-winning Yala brand sells eye-catching jewelry, immersed in Kenyan culture,...

Editorial Team March 21, 2022
How Caribbean American Danni Washington has become a pioneer in science

How Caribbean American Danni Washington has become a pioneer in science

By About Her Culture Team Danni Washington is like a fabulously beautiful and equally...

Editorial Team December 20, 2021
How brand strategist Maya Elious is building impact through her multi-million dollar company

How brand strategist Maya Elious is building impact through her multi-million dollar company

By About Her Culture Team At only 31-years-old, first generation Liberian American Maya Elious...

Editorial Team December 13, 2021
How Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon is impacting the island & engaging the world

How Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon is impacting the island & engaging the world

At the end of every year, there’s an especially sweaty, reggae-thumping, heart-pumping celebration held...

Editorial Team November 15, 2021
How Emma Watson is blazing new trails on Jamaica’s South Coast

How Emma Watson is blazing new trails on Jamaica’s South Coast

By About Her Culture Team Only in her mid-20s, with bouncing twin toddlers in...

Editorial Team October 25, 2021
How Anjeni Ramtahal is transforming the marketplace for Caribbean artists

How Anjeni Ramtahal is transforming the marketplace for Caribbean artists

By About Her Culture Team LES ÎLES (meaning The Islands, in English) is a...

Editorial Team October 1, 2021
How Tanya Sam champions Ghanaian culture

How Tanya Sam champions Ghanaian culture

By Kinisha Correia Akwaaba means welcome. It’s a Ghanaian word that Tanya Sam declares...

Editorial Team September 27, 2021
How to step into your purpose - Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar shares her story

How to step into your purpose - Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar shares her story

By Nicanor Gordon Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar is walking proof of the principles she espouses in...

Editorial Team September 20, 2021
How Loré Botha uses passion & purpose to build South Africa

How Loré Botha uses passion & purpose to build South Africa

By About Her Culture Team South African Loré Botha manages to seamlessly swap from...

Editorial Team September 12, 2021
How luxury fashion brand Eliza Christoph is helping women in Africa

How luxury fashion brand Eliza Christoph is helping women in Africa

By About Her Culture Team Co-founder and creative director of NYC-based luxury fashion brand...

Editorial Team August 30, 2021
How the magic of Morocco transformed Meryanne Loum-Martin

How the magic of Morocco transformed Meryanne Loum-Martin

By Kinisha Correia Meryanne Loum-Martin, the boutique hotelier of the famed Jnane Tamsna hotel...

Editorial Team August 8, 2021
Small Businesses to Support in Rwanda

Small Businesses to Support in Rwanda

Makeda Mahadeo shares her five conscious, woman-owned entities to support in Rwanda. So, what...

Editorial Team April 8, 2021
Alexis Nunes is Breaking Barriers for Women in Sports

Alexis Nunes is Breaking Barriers for Women in Sports

By Nicanor Gordon Ten minutes in and the interview hasn’t really started. Instead of...

Editorial Team March 8, 2021
Small Businesses to Support in Trinidad

Small Businesses to Support in Trinidad

Anya Ayoung-Chee is a powerhouse Trinidadian fashion designer, social entrepreneur, the winner of the...

Editorial Team June 30, 2020
Bene Caribe is Good for the Caribbean

Bene Caribe is Good for the Caribbean

Bene Caribe means Good for the Caribbean. Much more than just a fashion line,...

Editorial Team June 29, 2020
Small Businesses to Support in Jamaica

Small Businesses to Support in Jamaica

Now more than ever before, it’s clear… Business cannot continue as usual, lest we...

Editorial Team June 8, 2020
The Caribbean American Podcast

The Caribbean American Podcast

A show on the Carry on Friends podcast moves fluidly between the ‘Queen’s English’,...

Editorial Team February 29, 2020
Tiffany Persons & Shine on Sierra Leone

Tiffany Persons & Shine on Sierra Leone

Just imagine… An African American woman who lives in California and works in the...

Editorial Team February 29, 2020
Senegalese Model, Khoudia Diop

Senegalese Model, Khoudia Diop

Dark skin is rarely ever celebrated, much less embraced by droves of people. But,...

Editorial Team February 29, 2020
The Queen of Calypso

The Queen of Calypso

When 79-year-old Calypso Rose spoke to a writer at UK’s Independent in July, she...

Editorial Team February 29, 2020