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Meet the founders

Behind every great brand

there's a great woman

Pholk Beauty

Founded by Niambi Cacchioli, an academic turned beauty activist, who infuses with her love and knowledge of the African Diaspora’s healing and herbalist traditions into Pholk Beauty products. Her calling is to welcome women of color into the natural skincare space by thinking about both lifestyle and skin needs.

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Woman-Owned Wineries

Woman-Owned Wineries elevates female vintners by connecting them with new audiences. Founded in 2017 by industry veteran Amy Bess Cook, this project encourages consumers and colleagues alike to support women wine entrepreneurs.

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Apostrophe Puzzles

Mandi Masden founded Apostrophe Puzzles to celebrate the work of contemporary artists of color and to contribute to a future of art consumerism that is inclusive, accessible, and sustainable.

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Lo & Sons

Lo & Sons is a family business specializing in smart, stylish travel bags founded by Helen and Fred Lo, Chinese immigrants with a love of travel, and their sons Jan and Derek. The Lo family values—humility, integrity, curiosity—translate directly into their business practices.

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