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Founder JM Jaffe
Trans Health Consulting offers a variety of didactic trainings to deepen an organization’s knowledge of trans health. Companies can integrate trans care into their organization with needs assessment tools, strategic planning & capacity building. They can also obtain assistance with the bureaucracy of gender transition.
Founder Alina Mihai
Alina’s on a mission to gather all of her clients’ beauty and knowledge & help them express it through their business. She believes the world needs more authenticity and vulnerability. That is why she has made it her business to help multitalented, big-vision, big-hearted entrepreneurs express their mission and the truth of who they are through their brand.
Founder Dorothy Dominique
Treasures Unleashed’s mission is to unify communities through entertainment. They utilize creative expression through the arts to motivate and empower individuals through creativity. They specialize in event production, theater workshops, photo-shoots, spiritual centering (embracing self & connecting to the inner-child), and producing empowering content in both video and audio.
Founder Elsa Guzman
Triad Collection’s main focus is to bring one of a kind pieces of jewelry considering the significance and purpose of each one. As curators, we want to find the perfect match for our potential client. Our mission is to bring unique jewelry that goes beyond trends. We want to present you with true pieces of art. Everything in our online shop has been carefully curated to offer only the most stunning pieces.
Founder Brigitte Jones
The Bay Area Review is a local publishing company with a small dynamic team dedicated to their neighbors and Silicon Valley Communities with a focus on the local news, products, and services that matter most. They support their clients with all phases of their promotional and marketing campaigns to realize optimum results by using their localized media capability to connect to an audience.
Founders Malaka Wilson-Greene & Erica Freeman
Two Chicks in the Mix pride themselves in crafting unique flavors, sourcing organic ingredients, and creating rustic, simple, and elegant cakes for weddings. Whether it’s Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall, customers will find made-from-scratch seasonal cakes and pies and everyday cookies and brownies. They offer sizes that are perfect for small gatherings or birthday celebrations.
Founder Darnisha Wright
Ubuntu 1865 African Marketplace offers unique retail African imports including kente cloths, jewelry, bonnets, amazing face masks and more. They believe quality should never be compromised. Their beautiful and unique retail face masks and African imports products are of the highest caliber, and are sourced from African small businesses.Quality and satisfaction are guaranteed.
Founder Athenia Rodney
Umoja Events is an award winning and full service business. They assist with planning an event that clients want to be distinctive. The centerpiece of any event is a customer’s decorations and that is where Umoja Events come in. They customize packages to their clients’ tastes! Unique planning resources--licensed and fully insured DJ's, photographers, video, ministers, clowns, party rentals and much more.
Founder Amy Liu
Uppertrans was founded in 2015 with the goal of empowering the next generation of Chinese immigrants and people who love Chinese culture. Wen sets up custom curriculums for her students, and teaches the cultural aspects that go along with learning the language. She also provides Chinese interpretation and translation services.
Founder Michelle Caines
Uptown Birdies is the uptown info hub: they’re a platform that aims to connect NYC uptown families with activities taking place in their neighborhoods while promoting local businesses. Uptown Birdies was created to solve a major parenting problem. Finding enjoyable family fun within their uptown neighborhoods. They focus on Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and the BX.
Founder Brionna McDonald
Urban Holistic Healing’s mission is to support and empower women in NYC urban communities to heal themselves, while taking into account their mental, emotional and physical needs. Currently, they are doing that through their herbal products and education via social media. Urban Holistic Healing also looks to support the efforts of other impact businesses and nonprofits in the community.
Founder Evie Dondi
Urembo Asili taps into the very essence of deep-rooted African rituals, to create luxurious skin care products using a thoughtful blend of modern science & Africa's most powerful, unique ingredients. Urembo Asili's powerful, plant-based formulations are thoughtfully curated for savvy, bodacious and urban-minded women who seek a clean, green & simple skincare experience.
Founder Cinthya Flores
Utz means good in Maya Quiché, the language spoken by our partner weavers in Chichicastenango, Guatemala. Utz Threads is a Latina owned textile brand that's born from the lively colors and cultural markers of the Maya Quiché people. Through everyday use products, we want to connect the world to the ancestral weaving practices of this living culture and to create a space for women to tell their own empowering stories.
Founder Desmond Moulton
Desmond is from the birthplace of reggae and dancehall music, Kingston, Jamaica, and music is undeniably embedded in his DNA. Inspired by Bob Marley, Rebelution, Beres Hammond, Steel Pulse, Jimmy Cliff and Collie Buddz, Desmond is hoping that the new set will attract airplay and chart activity as he is ready to jump on the reggae tour circuit. His long-term plan includes writing hit songs for other performing stars.
Founder Joseph Myers
After working for other companies, Joseph decided to put his expertise as an elevator technician and trade instructor to work in his own business. Joseph provides top-notch elevator repair and inspection services to NYC area buildings.
Founder Ana Jahannes
Vibe Is Bright creates vibrant brand identities and spatial experiences through web, interior and event design. Skilled at designing multi-function projects, the design studio has worked with creative entrepreneurs, cultural institutions and startups to create everything from live/work spaces to online shops. Vibe Is Bright is a collection of artists, designers and writers of color who nerd out together.
Founder Ari Takata-Vasquez
Viscera is an Oakland-based design house that sells avante garde but wearable pieces. Viscera strives to create functional clothing, jewelry, and body care. They’re designers and creators first and draw inspiration from cities and the people in them who make them unique.
Founder Michéll Espinoza
After several years spent learning from some great people and helping other beauty services achieve success, it’s such a dream come true for Michéll to now be operating her own. She offers Special Event makeup applications/makeovers, facials, body waxing, eyebrow arch design and “brow rehab” along with individual eyelash extensions 2d – 8d types and styles and curls.
Founder Taylor Vecchio
Voices Advance is a consulting practice that taps into their expertise in Youth Development to offer dynamic Professional Development, Program Design, and Enrichment Courses to Non-Profits, Schools, Museums and Government Agencies. They provide unique enrichment classes steeped in progressive traditions. Voices Advance offers their dynamic professional development to non-profits, schools, museums and government agencies.
Founder Christina Louis
Active from a young age, Christina harnesses her passion for movement to create a fitness business. She loves inspiring others to use exercise and fitness to nurture their mental and physical health. Christina focuses on HIIT and calisthenic training.
Founder Markia Banks
Yoshe is a furniture and accessory showroom in Brooklyn, NY.
Founder Genesis Urena
Best Friends is a premiere grooming shop serving Boonton and surrounding towns. We pride ourselves in “Fun” dog grooming and it's what sets us apart from other groomers. Our free play atmosphere and limited caging philosophy keeps your pets happy and minimizes their stress while visiting us. Stop in and visit our shop and you will immediately see what makes us unique and why we are so highly recommended.
Founder Jennifer Joseph
Yucca Naturals is an all natural vegan plant-based supplement line soon to be available in an easy to take pill form. Their proprietary blends are being formulated for use by those who suffer from inflammatory issues and pain. These blends' special formulation target specific triggers in the body to help with inflammation and its effects on the body.
Founder Freda Lin
YURI: An Asian American Education Project provides educational resources and experiences through an Asian American lens. By expanding the narratives of history, they believe knowledge can create bridges rather than division, teaching the power of coalition building to create understanding across diverse communities.