African American Women Entrepreneurs

Vanessa and Angela Simmons

By at May 16, 2009 | 7:44 pm | 0 Comment

Vanessa Simmons (born 1983): The oldest daughter and oldest child. She is an aspiring actress and the co- creator of the Pastry Brand with her sister Angela Simmons. The first shoes are the Cake Collection inspired by their favorite pastries. She was voted on the Maxim’s “Hot 100″ people in 2006. In March 2007, she was featured in a national Verizon commercial. She

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Shaunè Hawkins Langston – Attorney & Counselor at Law

By at May 2, 2009 | 9:08 am | 6 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails present  Mrs. Shaunè Hawkins Langston, a wife, mother of three, sister, daughter and an attorney who will be opening her own firm, The Langston Law Firm, on June 1, 2009.   In her own words, this is her story:   I grew up in Charlotte, NC and I always had a gift for reading and writing (note, I wasn't too comfortable with math though). 

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Linecia Gilmore – Corporate Contract Attorney

By at April 19, 2009 | 12:09 pm | 6 Comments

Linecia Gilmore is a corporate contract attorney, entrepreneur and founder of www.IAmMichelleObama.com, a self-empowerment movement for women and girls inspired by the life and values of First Lady Michelle Obama.  A graduate of George Washington University Law School and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,  Linecia has held various positions within the sports,

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Beverly Sutherland – Entrepreneur

By at March 14, 2009 | 5:00 pm | 0 Comment

Afro Puffs and Ponytails present Beverly Sutherland, an African American woman entrepreneur from Los Angeles, California. ABC Kidz Designs was founded in 2004 by Beverly Sutherland after her exhaustive and unsuccessful search for culturally relevant themed nursery decor for her newly born son Elijah. With this inspiration, Beverly leveraged her extensive experience in

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Lisa – Computer Scientist and Entrepreneur

By at March 14, 2009 | 4:47 pm | 2 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails present Lisa, a professional African American woman Computer Scientist and Entrepreneur from Santa Barbara, California. I remember the day my parents purchased a computer.  I was 10 years old and all too eager to click every icon, open every folder, and browse every web site and I realized that I wanted to be one of the people that created

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Muneerah Warner – Entrepreneur

By at February 28, 2009 | 3:30 pm | 3 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails present Muneerah Warner - an African American Licensed Funeral Director, Magazine Publisher, and Youth Leader from Philadelphia, PA. As a child I grew up with a load on my shoulders. Family life wasn’t easy, school wasn’t easy and neither was making friends. These issues lasted well into my teenage and young adult years. Deciding when I

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Tiffany Davis – Dance Instructor/Choreographer

By at February 28, 2009 | 3:25 pm | 11 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails present Ms. Tiffany Davis, an African American Entrepreneur who provides choreography and dance services in Birmingham, Alabama.   I look upon dance as a friend, even a sister of mine. We have our ups and downs, good days and bad days, agreements and disagreements; but through it all I can’t live without her. My dance journey began at

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