Talk About Black Girl Excellence
Meet 8-year-old Mabou Loiseau not only the cutest thing you’ve ever seen, but she speaks 8 languages. French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Mandarian, Creole and she knows sign language.
Young Haitian Businesswoman Carolyn Desert Crowned Miss Haiti 2014
We extend our congratulations to the very beautiful Carolyn Desert!
[Every Haitian household has a small basket of garlic peels in their kitchen]
You were drinkin’ cremas with rum in it when you were 10 years old and your parents were like “O, li met bwel, li pa gen anyen.”
Girls&WomenToKnow: Leanna Archer
Meet Lenna Archer, who started her Leanna Inc. a haircare line at This Long 9 years old. Leanna all nautral organic hair products has generated over $ $100,000 in revenue. Leana develops and mixes each of her products (the original hair dressing was based on a family formula), and tracks orders and customer correspondence. Her parents and two brothers assist in bookkeeping, packaging, and product testing. The company sells its shampoos, conditioners, shea butter, and other products both in stores and online.
Leanna is a philanthropist as well in 2008 she founded the Leanna Archer Education Foundation, an organization devoted to providing better opportunities for children in Haiti. Leanna’s goal is to built schools in Haiti, while providing a Safe learning environment for over 150 students.
Leanna as been featured in Forbes Magazine, Success Magazine, INC Magazine (30 under 30) and Ebony Magazine. Online web portal, AOL Black Voices, was also impressed with Leanna and positioned the Teen CEO as #5 on their list of “ Top 9 Young Lions” who are making Black History. Leanna has also been interviewed by several major media outlets, including NBC, MSNBC,ABC,FOX Business and BET.
This blog is bon bagay!