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10 Afro-Latina Owned Lifestyle Brands to Treat Yourself

10 Afro-Latina Owned Lifestyle Brands to Treat Yourself To By Nicole Young Latinas represent 40 percent of all Latinx-owned businesses and the number of Latina-led employer firms has grown 20 percent within the last five-year period of data available, according to Latinas in Business Inc. Additionally,  Black female-led businesses represent nearly 2.7 million new businesses in the U.S., according to J.P. Morgan data. The number of businesses…

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Ines Calvete Barrios is Breaking Barriers and Saving Lives

Ines Calvete Barrios is Breaking Barriers and Saving Lives Ines Calvete Barrios’ career goal is to become a pediatrician, and she’s committed to transforming significant health disparities in the Latinx community. She faced domestic violence and poverty before and after immigrating to the United States. Now this college grad hopes to help others as a physician. By Doug McPherson Before…

Makeup Company Finds Success By Targeting Afro-Latina Market

Makeup Company Finds Success By Targeting Afro-Latina Market By Geri Stengel During the early days of the pandemic, the social unrest focused attention on Afro-Latina and multicultural brands. Their communities supported them by buying their products. Corporations beefed up their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives which included providing training to diverse women entrepreneurs and selling their products. Two sisters,…

This Woman Created An Empire By Embracing Her Natural Hair

By: Naydeline Mejia When Ada Rojas started blogging about natural hair in 2009, she never imagined that she would be catapulted into creating her own successful hair care line, Botánika Beauty. Now, as one of the first Afro-Latinx women to start a natural hair care brand, Ada Rojas is paving a path for future Latinx entrepreneurs and creatives. Her story starts in 2015,…