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Women Owned

 
 
 
 
 
 
ART

Founder

Jazma Sabree

Baltimore, MD

J. Sabree Photography is a  portrait and lifestyle photography company. 

 

"My style of work can be described as Eclectic, Innovative, and Empathetic. I take a different approach with every client because each person is unique in their own way. I strive to build long lasting connections, with trust, and dedication."

Founder

Erin Robinson

New York, NY

Rin Textiles are whimsical, bold, and just a bit nostalgic. Each design is lovingly handcrafted from luxe materials. Rin Textiles was created by Erin Robinson and is inspired by her Baltimore childhood, her global travels, and her love of mythology.

Founder

Monica Ikegwu

Baltimore, MD

Monica Ikegwu is a painter.

 

""Monica Ikegwu's work is structured upon the portraiture of African Americans. She aims to produce work that is a culmination of people, not as subjects to paint, but as people with their own sense of self"."

BEAUTY

Founder

Shonna Watkins

Baltimore, MD

"We pride ourselves in restoring and creating beautiful brows through precision brow mapping and shaping for brows that last. We offer many solutions to your brow struggles such as brow regrowth plans, brow hair restoration services, permanent makeup and more."

Founder

Courtney Bradley

Pittsburg, PA

"...one of Pittsburgh’s top lash & brow studios..."

Founder

Kayla Ashlee

Baltimore, MD

"At Studio K, we infuse self-care into all of our offerings to create a zen experience that will leave you glowing both inside and out."

BODY & SKIN

Founder

Menaye Donkor

Accra, Ghana

SHE-Y is an Italian luxury brand that combines cutting-edge cosmetic technology and unique natural components from around the globe to manufacture premium beauty and wellness products.

Founder

Paris

DMV

"All of our products are designed to promote HEALTHY hair and skin for everyone in the family, even babies."

Founder

Taiann Eiland

USA

Taiann developed Purpl & Prosper in response to her own insecurities and lack of self-love dealing with complicated sin ailments. She fully believes in spreading the message of self-love and living a healthy, balanced lifestyle to achieve the benefits of glowing skin. Taiann shares intentional gentle reminders with each highly effective Purpl & Prosper product in the form of written affirmations. Through Purpl & Prosper, Eiland reminds the world that skincare, self-love and self-acceptance are the ultimate forms of self-care.

BUSINESS

Founder

Jacqueline Shaw

United Kingdom

Africa Fashion Guide is a sourcing and production consultancy and platform which promotes the full supply chain of the African fashion and textile industry to the greater global textile industry. It is a one stop shop linking African designers, craftspeople, manufacturers and textile designers, and more, with UK and EU fashion design companies and consumer markets, as well as with retailers worldwide.

Founder

Roberta Annan

Accra, Ghana

Annan Capital Partners (ACP) is a specialized boutique investment advisory company offering holistic wealth management services for governments, family offices, institutional investors, high net-worth individuals and corporations.

Founder

Lauren Williams

USA

Lauren “Bobby Pen” Williams is a rising force in media. Over the past decade, Bobby Pen has established space in print, digital and broadcast media serving as Radio One Digital Content Manager and producing local and nationally syndicated radio shows on Hot 97, WBLS and WLIB in New York City. Currently, Bobby Pen is a freelance reporter for P. Diddy’s cable network REVOLT, theGrio, and HELLOBEAUTIFUL as well as a brand coach and public relations consultant.

Founders

Yanta Haynes and Tasha Lane

Loganville, GA

"Helping small businesses look big."

EUA Brand offers a wide range of products and services to help you with your company’s goals including SEO, Social Media Content & Marketing, Customer Relation Management, and more.

Founder

Somi Arian

London, England

The FemPeak platform is growing fast with an audience that is genuinely passionate about levelling the playing field for women in all areas of professional growth.

EDUCATION

Founder

Frederica Brooksworth

Accra, Ghana

The Council for International African Fashion Education (CIAFE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the standards of Fashion Education in Africa to close the knowledge and skills gap, create opportunities for future talent and contribute to economic growth. Our aim is to also support the development of decolonizing of the fashion curriculum within European and North American institutions.
 
The Council for International African Fashion Education is committed to uniting the fashion industry and academia. CIAFE does this by ensuring educators stay on top of the changing skills due to technological advancements, macro-environmental changes, and cultural influences for the purpose curriculum meets industry standards.

Founder

Whitney Lane

Clinton, MD

Learning Lane Child Development Center exists to provide a safe, high-quality, developmentally appropriate environment for infants, preschool, and school age children. Our focus is to provide a stimulating early care and education experience, which promotes each child's social/emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our goal is to provide a holistic and innovative approach to education that will ensure our students are lifelong learners. 

 

Learning Lane Child Development Center, LLC offers childcare and tender years training services for ages from 2 years old to 12 years old.

EVENTS

Founder

Amanda Mack

Baltimore, MD

3,000 square foot, upscale private loft available to rent for your next creative gathering or event. Layers provides the perfect backdrop for intimate celebrations, photography and videography, fashion, meetings, and more.

Founder

Nia Stewart

Baltimore, MD

 

Tailoring premium blooms for all occasions using world-wide design pricinples "one petal at a time".

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FOOD

Founder

Amanda Mack

Baltimore, MD

A Black-owned and family-run bakery, with a passion for community, food access & entrepreneurial equity. Crust by Mack is a safe space where all are welcome! Our pastries are scratch-made daily and vary based on seasonality. Our mission is to serve our customers with love, respect and kindness, and to serve our community in ways that uplift and strengthen it.

Founder

Analisse Diaz

Baltimore, MD

Orgullo and Soul is the fusion of Afro-Boricua and Soul roots. The concept was birthed by an artist who took her love for her culture and roots and created a culinary illustration of how the two different styles of cuisine fuse deliciously in one kitchen. Each dish is curated with great pride in hopes to provoke feelings of love and home. Whether home is in the south or on the islands, no matter where each bite sends your taste buds Orgullo and Soul’s mission is to provide delicious Soulfood con Gusto. 

Founder

Shenae Sheppard

Owings Mills and Howard County, MD

Sunset Raw Juice Bar, Maryland’s premier juice bar catering to individuals, families, and all members of the community to experience healthy slow processed raw juices. Sunset Raw Juice Bar not only specializes in raw juices - their products also include, acai bowls, protein smoothies, green smoothies, and wellness shots.

FASHION

Founder

Anifa Mvuemba

Baltimore, MD

"FOR WOMEN WITHOUT LIMITS"

Inspired by a woman’s journey to a life without limits, Hanifa was created. Utilizing captivating designs, bold colors and unique textures, our feminine designs illuminate natural curves. Featuring Ready-To-Wear collections for women sizes 0 - 20. We hold true to providing luxurious pieces for all women, at every turn of her lifestyle. 

Founder

Samantha Black

New York, NY

Sammy B is a women’s ready-to-wear clothing line that is feminine with an eclectic edge. With the use of line, attention to detail and with a natural ease, Sammy B has become the "It Girl’s" favorite brand, perfect for the new modern woman.

Founder

Brittany Williams

DMV/NYC

Specialized in closet makeovers, personal shopping, and styling. 

Founder

Brittany Williams

DMV/NYC

A women's sneaker boutique here to bridge the gap between the woman sneaker lover, and the exclusives that just seem to be a needle in a haystack. SoleSense was created to keep every woman in mind and provide that customized shopping experience. A tailored experience that goes beyond an in depth description of each shoe, but also includes styling and how to wear tips.

Founders

Seble Alemayehu and Felekech Zewde Biratu

USA/Ethiopia

Culturally Curated and African Inspired Jewelry Line. Collections are 14K Gold or Rhodium Plated, Hypoallergenic- Nickel & Lead Free, and Hand Polished/ Finished.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Founders

Malaika Jones, Tai Beauchamp, and Nia Jones

USA

'The wellness of women is an authentic passion of ours, and every inch of our business was designed to create products, and a community, that helps bring balance and healing to the body, mind and spirit for our badass sisters, near and far. Our goal is that our thoughtfully and painstakingly designed plant-based product line will serve as a useful addition to your wellness routine, and begin to help shift and heal our collective energy. "

Founder

Juliana Luna De Moura 

NYC/Brazil

The Aluna Method is a reminder and a practice of coming home to your true self. Learn to trust your ancestral wisdom through a Yoruba Lunar map that’s guided humans for thousands of years on how to live in sync with their truth.

Be guided by your intuition, and trust that inner compass as a way to open space for new narratives.

Founder

Sabia Wade

Atlanta, GA

Full spectrum doula support providing an nonjudgmental environment for all birthing people, including queer and trans people.

HOME

Founders

Phylea Carter and Christina Johnson

Atlanta, GA

Luxury interior design.

PODCAST

Founder

Dr. Shirley Madhere

NYC

Dedicated to fashion, the art of living well (wellness), and beauty-- all from the perspective of a plastic surgeon with a holistic approach to life.

Founders

Skye and Amanda

NYC

Join Skye and Amanda, two black millennial soul sistas as they bring their decade plus friendship and decade plus experience as members of a book club to the mics. Each and every Wednesday they'll dive into the stories, both personal and on the page. Listen in as they journey through life, learning more about themselves and each other through the books they read.

SOCIAL IMPACT

Founder

Jocelyn Hodge

Baltimore, MD

A Space for Grace is an enrichment project equipping the whole child to navigate through life successfully. A Space for Grace offers a creative learner- centered curriculum that emphasizes literacy through social emotional learning (SEL) practices, the arts, self-awareness, interpersonal/ intrapersonal relationships, scholarship, mentorship, and leadership. A Space for Grace develops children between grades 6-9 to meet the challenges of their time, to become extraordinary thinkers and innovators, courageous leaders, and citizens of integrity in the following principles; education, art, health and wellness, culture and diversity, etiquette, and family empowerment.

Founder

Roberta Annan

Accra, Ghana

African Fashion Foundation is a non-governmental organisation that empowers fashion designers and creative professionals from Africa and its diaspora to succeed in the global fashion industry.

We provide professional and educational developmental opportunities in partnership with established players in the fashion industry to support the success and progression of the African creative economy.

Founder

Phylea Carter

Atlanta, GA

An Atlanta based interior design foundation whose soul purpose is to carefully craft and design spaces that house troubled women and children.

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