See how Olympic runner Sanya Richards-Ross recovered from a painful defeat to achieve her dreams and how she juggles her personal and professional passions.
While in college, Cirese Clindinin started making her own beauty products. Her hobby became her life’s work as she creates and sales her products for clients including Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. See her tips for being a beauty boss.
From designing visuals for DJs in Tokyo to teaching artists at MIT and New York University, London-native Shantell Martin is crafting a career as a global artist of our time. See how she takes care of business while being creative.
Holly Phillips MD, the mom of two, wife and doctor shares her prescription for success – starting with a good night’s sleep.
Makini Regal Brereton is one of the hottest floral designers in New York with her work recently featured on VH1 and Bravo. See her strategy to growing your business from seed to success.
Mali Hunter spent years pursuing her dream as a music artist. See how she got in tune with her passions to make a profit.
Jocelyn Delk Adams grew up loving to bake with her grandmother and other women in her family. See how she turned her family’s passion into a profitable business.
You don’t have to be in front of the camera to be successful in the entertainment business. Inga Dyer discovered she could have the best of both worlds thanks to her dad’s career advice. After earning a law degree and networking her way to coveted positions at several Black-owned media companies, Dyer now oversees the Business & Legal Affairs for Revolt TV. See how she balances her personal life with the demands of launching a new music television network.
Farai Gundan is quietly building her media and tech companies, FaraiMedia and AfricaTripDeals, while showcasing success stories of the men and women of Africa for Forbes and Forbes Africa magazine. Check out her success story.
Yes, you can pay your bills jumping rope. After traveling the globe winning double dutch competitions, Michelle Evette Clark realized her passion for the sport could fuel a business. See how she is helping others get fit with a good time and her business strategy.
Graduating college during the recent recession was a struggle for many, including marketer Dara M. Wilson. After taking a risk to move across the country and take a position at an eCommerce company, she honed her skills and snagged a position at Google. Here's her strategy for success.
In a few years, Victoria Kirby went from an Organizing Fellow for the 2012 re-election campaign for President Obama to overseeing the advocacy efforts for the state of Florida. Discover her journey into politics and learn how to start your own movement.
Jovian Irvin has taken her natural ability to lead and inspire others into a successful career as as Managing Director of Talent Recruitment for Teach for America and Official Chasemaster for Wondaland Arts Society.
Dr. Lori Wilson dreamed of being a surgeon since she was 7 years old. After achieving her dream and helping hundreds of cancer patients as a surgical oncologist, she discovered her own breast cancer last year. She shares her story in the new PBS documentary Cancer: The Emperor of Maladies. See her journey and health tips for Black women.
Sheinelle Jones is living her dreams with as the new anchor for Weekend TODAY. She tells ESSENCE.com how she used positivity and kindness to rise to the top.