Meet Some Amazing Bosses

Over the last two years, we've had several conversations with amazing women from around the world!  We talk about EVERYTHING and the goal is to share real stories about everyday women with YOU.  Enjoy their stories, learn from them, and share your comments with them on instagram or here!
 
Thank you for being BOSSY!
 

MEET CAITLIN SURAKITBANHARN

She’s an engineering manager at Apple but that’s not what makes her a rockstar! She’s focused on bringing more women and men into great careers in STEM! Watch this video and learn more and this BOSS

 

Aisha is wearing Jemaa Noir on her top lid and Ciel Atlas on her bottom lid while Caitlin is wearing Ambitious on her lips.

MEET SHIBANI JOSHI

Shibani is a national business and technology journalist, lecturer, professional speaker, and former investment banker.  She talks about resilience, grit, and passion in building a career and life that you design on your terms. Enjoy!

Aisha is wearing Wisdom lipstick and Shibani is wearing Bravery lipstick both from Bossy Cosmetics.

MEET MEGAN PEAKE

Megan is a positively delightful beauty enthusiast and at Bossy Cosmetics we LOVE to collaborate with her.  She's an incredible breath of fresh air and her makeup techniques are stunning and easy to learn from.  Watch and learn!
 

Aisha and Megan are wearing Style, Meet Substance Eyeshadow Palette.  Aisha has Wisdom on her lips and Megan used Bare velvet lip liner and Siren lipstick.

MEET VIDYA NAGARAJAN

Vidya is the head of product development at Google in addition to her role as advisor to Bossy Cosmetics.  She's a successful tech executive who navigates motherhood and boss-hood in a way that it inspiring.
 

Vidya is wearing Hustle lipstick from the Power Woman Essentials collection.

MEET ADE HASSAN OF NUBIAN SKIN

Ade is a pretty big deal and all.  She was knighted by the Queen Elizabeth and received an MBE for services to fashion.  What an honor!  Beyoncé has also worn her garb on her tour.  I mean! She's also extremely humble and lovely.  Listen to her story of grit and perseverance here!  
 

MEET SARAH DAVIS OF FASHIONPHILE

Sarah is the founder and CEO of pre-owned luxury accessories which lists Neiman Marcus as its main retail partner.  She's an OG female entrepreneur who bootstrapped her business over the last 20 years.  Listen and learn!

Aisha is wearing Fierce lipstick from the Power Woman Essentials collection.

MEET CHRISTINA FUNKE TEGBE OF 54 THRONES

Christina is the founder of 54 Thrones which is an African-inspired skincare company that makes clean products for all.  She's built a formidable brand that has landed in Nordstrom and soon-to-be in Sephora.  54 Thrones is also one of Oprah's Favorite Things of 2020.  She's built an amazing brand in just 5 years.  Watch and learn!

Aisha is wearing Bravery liquid lipstick.

 
 

MEET IGUEHI JAMES OF LOVE IGUEHI

Iguehi is a ball and burst of energy!  She founded an African-inspired fashion brand that is based in Oakland and is loved by many.  She tells the story of bootstrapping her brand and building from authenticity.  You should watch this beautiful episode.

Iguehi is wearing Mulberry lipstick and Aisha is wearing Rosette lip gloss.

 

MEET JACQUELINE HARRINGTON OF PEOPLE OF COLOR BEAUTY

Jacque founded People of Color Beauty after realizing that her young daughter wanted to paint her nails but couldn't find clean nail colors to suit her brown skin.  She's built a phenomenal business from her own funds and she's in several retailers like Kohl's and Urban Outfitters.  

Aisha is wearing Vixen lipstick.

 

MEET SOLA AKPATA OF RIBBON ROOM

Sola runs a business that brings its customers unbelievable joy.  Our IG live was unreal in that all of the comments (which don't show on the video) were from her support system of customers whom she's brought so much joy through the art of her balloon business.  This is an episode to watch when you want to combine passion and purpose.  Enjoy this episode!

 

Aisha is wearing Faith lipstick.

MEET FUNLAYO ALABI OF SHEA RADIANCE

Shea Radiance is the OG of clean beauty as Funlayo has been in the game for over a decade.  Retailed in Whole Foods and other big stores, she tells her story of building brick by brick as an African entrepreneur committed to changing the narrative of African ingredients in US markets.

Aisha is wearing Hustle lipstick and Funlayo is wearing Berry Berry lipstick.

MEET LIZ AGBOR-TABI OTON

Liz a highly committed, entrepreneurial, and value-driven leader who is passionate about social impact, global health, international development, and philanthropy; with expert knowledge of policy, systems design, project development and implementation.  She's also the Vice President of Global Policy at Global Citizen.  She's an unbelievable ball of style and energy and you'll love listening to her in this episode!

MEET ALISIA FORD OF GLORY SKINCARE

Glory Skincare is a black owned business that provides clean skincare and self-care essentials for every hue.  Alisia is a former attorney who created this brand which will soon be launching in Sephora.  Enjoy this episode.

MEET ALEXIS OF HOURXHOUR BATH

HourXHour Bath Co was created as a physical ode to chronic, invisible and mental illness. A small attempt to honor those who courageously fight to get through the day. Taking it hour by hour.  Enjoy this episode!

Aisha is wearing Inspiring lipstick.

MEET IKÉ ADEYEMI OF CLOROX

Iké is a magnetic personality.  She's a corporate lawyer and mother of 4!  You should watch this!

MEET SEMAJA FULPIUS

Semaja is the co-owner of legendary fine jewelry house Baszanger, which was founded in 1771.  She talks about buying this historic house and running it to meet today's modern taste.  This is one to watch!

MEET FLORENCE EVINA-ZE 

Florence was a director at IPSY, a powerhouse beauty subscription business and managed a team with over 200 people.  She's now a mom of twin boys and a powerhouse still!  Enjoy this episode.

Florence is wearing Ruby lipstick.

MEET IDUNNU TOMORI OF MISAYO HOUSE

Meet affordable luxe jewelry designer who manages being a mom of 2 young girls and a thriving business in Atlanta, GA.  She's an embodiment of courage and focus. Enjoy!

Idunnu is wearing Bombshell lipstick.