What inspired you to start your business?
I noticed there was a lack of Black and Brown women in media and fashion positions. Once I noticed there was a problem, I decided to work with others to create a robust career-advancement program. My mission is to continue helping Black and Brown women get access to these industries.
How have social-distancing and stay-at-home orders affected your business? How have your priorities shifted?
The global pandemic has affected our business in many ways. For starters, we lost tens of thousands of dollars in sponsorships. We host media conferences called Sip n’ Slay multiple times during the year, and the sponsorship funds help us pay for the location, travel, and gifts for our speakers and guests, as well as our team contractors.
In addition to that loss, we had a conference planned in Ghana this year. For the first time, we were going to…