As a woman founded and led company, Kreyòl Essence is deeply committed to supporting and uplifting women. The women below are truly inspirational. They inspire women and girls around the world to walk in our ancestors' footsteps through their groundbreaking work.
WOMEN IN SPORTS
Nicole Lynn became the first Black female agent to represent an NFL quarterback in the Super Bowl.
"Any time someone thinks of an agent, they're gonna think of me," Lynn said according to BNC News. "The first person that's gonna come to their mind is a Black woman. I'm the Jery Maguire — that is who I am."
WOMEN IN POLITICS
Brooke Lierman makes history as Maryland's first woman comptroller.
"When we build communities that are welcoming to our immigrant brothers and sisters, we all do better. Doing better is possible. When we have an ally and an advocate in our government."
WOMEN IN MUSIC
In addition to becoming the first Black woman to win in the dance album category with her album Renaissance. Beyoncé becomes the most awarded artist in Grammy history with 32 Grammys!
"I’d like to thank the queer community for your love and for inventing the genre. God bless you. Thank you so much to the Grammys. Thank you."
WOMEN IN TECH
Mandela SH Dixon is taking on tech's diversity problem as All Raise's new CEO! All Raise is a nonprofit dedicated to diversifying the technology industry and getting more money into the hands of female-identifying founders.
"As a Black woman, I'm part of a demographic that's least likely to successfully raise venture capital. But there are ways to shift that narrative."