SHE DID THAT
She did that is a documentary that Explores the Passionate Pursuits Of Black Women Entrepreneurs. It was created by Renae L. Bluitt, a film maker and producer. It premiered on Netflix in February of 2020. This one is highly recommended for those who might need some inspiration. It follows the lives of four businesswomen of colour. Two of those spotlighted were founders of Vegan businesses.
Lisa Price founded Carol’s Daughter , a hair and skin care company, in her Brooklyn Kitchen in 1993. It has since grown from a one-man-band to employing over a thousand people. At the time of sale in 2014, the company was valued at $27 million
Melissa started her Vegan lipstick line The Lip Bar in 2012 out of her home and was able to make $27,000 in her first year of sales. She had self-fund and hold down a job while growing her business due to struggles of securing investments early on.