Abdul Ahmed

Abdul Ahmed

Abdul Ahmed is Co-Founder and CEO of Adesso Man, a men’s lifestyle brand dedicated to helping men look good, feel confident, and build community. Abdul and his partners Ayaz Raja and Lucas Anderson have built a purpose-driven brand that offers functional, premium products that are affordable and built to last….

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Alicea Joy Davis

Alicea Joy Davis

Alicea Joy Davis is a spoken word poet, author and artist who began writing poetry in her childhood and has been successfully creating work for over 25 years. Her mind shifting creativity inspires inner healing and racial reconciliation. The Detroit native has been named one of nine women making black…

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Sophie Biggerstaff

Sophie Biggerstaff

BYRCOLLECTIVE is a retail consultancy that works with small retail business owners and entrepreneurs to help them set up and level up their businesses. BYRCOLLECTIVE was founded by Sophie Biggerstaff, who after an 11+ year career in the retail industry working for major global brands such as Ralph Lauren, Diesel,…

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Hitesh Anand

Hitesh Anand

Hitesh Anand is the founder of GIBIE Home Furnishings Ltd. Hitesh comes from a small town with rich mythological heritage, named Ayodhya in India. Since his school days, Hitesh was business inclined and entrepreneurial in his outlook. His first project was about managing his father’s investment portfolio while he was…

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Lucy Jeffrey

Lucy Jeffery

Lucy Jeffrey is a young, female entrepreneur combining her love for socks and animals by selling bamboo socks where 10% of the profits are donated to animal conservation charities. She started Bare Kind in 2018 whilst working full time at a large UK bank. She describes her entrepreneurial journey as…

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Niya Panamdanam

Niya Panamdanam

Niya is the co-founder of Obánj. She has worked in the tech field as a designer and developer for over 6 years. She is a self-taught engineer, who has worked with multiple tech startups in Atlanta, from launching e-commerce platforms for car companies to helping major brands improve their web…

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Melissa Kiguwa

Melissa Kiguwa

Melissa Kiguwa (CEO), has a background in the entertainment industry working as a radio and television host; a producer for both commercial and broadcast radio including the BBC World Service; and for Get Lifted Production Company, where she focused on the development of new scripted projects. She is now the co-founder…

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Denisha Ferguson

Denisha Ferguson

Denisha-Dlang Ferguson is a creative catalyst, event producer and fashion designer. She is the CEO of the Indiana Fashion Foundation and produces Indiana Fashion Week, along with numerous events, projects and programs. She combines research and creativity to show the power of creative` individuals and how they can use their…

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Lanai Moliterno

Lanai Moliterno

Lanai is the founder of Sozy, a women’s clothing brand that makes soft and cozy casual wear for everyday style. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, she has since moved to California where she began her career as an entrepreneur for good. Today, Sozy is a carbon neutral business…

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Emily Landsman

Emily Landsman

Emily Landsman is a New York native who set out to bridge the gap between design and tech in the modern world. After receiving her Master of Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, she worked in corporate footwear for nearly sixteen years, designing for prestigious…

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Helen Getts

Helen Getts

Helen’s idea of becoming an entrepreneur didn’t come to her early on, having grown up without any influence that would make her think that running her own business would be a passion and a career path. She was raised by young parents who came from a communist country, so being…

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