Daa'iyah Rahman is the founder of The Lost Queens Series, an apparel brand dedicated to uplifting and empowering femmes through hair wrapping. Check out our interview as Blair Imani asks Rahman about her Islamic roots, artistic inspiration, and thoughts on Hoteps.
FEMME FOUNDERS: Randi Gloss of GLOSSRAGS
Learn about Femme Founder Randi Gloss and her brand, GLOSSRAGS. "I am passionate about making a difference even if it’s in a small way. I think if you can have one meaningful conversation with somebody it can change the way they think or the way they act."
Femme Founders: Bernadette Simmons of Clo-vée Products
Bernadette Simmons is the founder and owner of Clo-vée Products, a natural and organic bath and body product line. Simmons designed the products to for people with dry or sensitive skin.
Femme Founders: bilphena yahwon and Upile Chisala, yanja
bilphena yahwon and Upile Chisala are the founders of yanja, a monthly gathering that creates a safe/courageous space for people of colour in Baltimore. I recently met these two amazing femmes and asked them to sit down with me for a Q&A about the mission of yanja, the importance of safe spaces, and the complexity of diasporic blackness.
Femme Founders: Michelle and Sharlene of Zoe Love Designs
I learned about the amazing products and creations of Zoe Love Designs via Instagram while searching for Afrocentric designers. Check out the creators of Zoe Love Designs, Michelle and Sharlene, in this week's edition of Femme Founders.
Femme Founders: Meena Harris, I'm An Entrepreneur, Bitch.
Meena Harris, is the founder of “I’m An Entrepreneur, Bitch,” a bold statement in response to frustration toward the lack of representation of women entrepreneurs. In addition to her bold pro-woman movement she is a data privacy and cybersecurity attorney, co-founder of Gen44, and frequent contributor to Lenny Letter.