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African-American girls proceed to excel and form society throughout industries. This ebook highlights a number of African American girls marketers and leaders, acknowledges them for his or her company acumen, examines how they creatively solved company demanding situations and pointed out possibilities to develop and maintain their businesses.
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She pitched the idea of a cleaning business to her mother, but the venture lasted only a month. Although she was initially disappointed, it was a blessing in disguise, as little did she know this short-term setback and the lessons learned from her previous business would set the stage for her next big endeavor. I Think I Love You ● 27 London’s Calling In 2005, Monif was on vacation in London visiting relatives. A cousin was in the fashion industry and took her along on a factory visit. ” Monif lamented there were not enough fashionable clothes available for plus-sized women.
While she was not quite ready to fully make the leap, she knew that it was eventually going to happen. Anticipating this time, in 1987 she incorporated her business, the Caraway Group. While still working her day job, her new company began picking up work on the side through partnering with the late Caroline Jones of Caroline Jones Advertising. Caroline was an African American businesswoman and pioneer in the advertising industry. She started her career with the J. Walter Thompson Company and was the first African American woman elected vice president of a major advertising agency.
Monif remained very deliberate in her response, and replied that she could not imagine that this actress, whom she was sure was a perfectly lovely woman, would be the least bit interested in wearing Monif’s clothes, and that the actress did not represent Monif’s target audience. ” Seek Out Defining Moments That Make Sense for the Brand and Your Target Audience As a fashion brand, Monif knew that people needed to see the brand. In the early days, she spent a lot of time sending out press kits to editors.