B.L.N.D. Panel Event: Beauty Entrepreneurship as an Entrepreneur of Color

B.L.N.D. Panel Event: Beauty Entrepreneurship as an Entrepreneur of Color

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Free

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Private Venue in Los Angeles

West Adams Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90016

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Join us for a conversation with leading beauty entrepreneurs on the challenges and opportunities of being an entrepreneur of color.

About this event

Hello from Agency Guacamole, an LA-based communications agency for top beauty and lifestyle brands.

We started the B.L.N.D. initiative in 2018 with a focus on increasing diversity, inclusivity and representation in our professional field. Since then, B.L.N.D. has grown into an award-winning, national event experience.

This year's B.L.N.D. event will take place in L.A. on August 31, and the theme is beauty entrepreneurship as an entrepreneur of color.

MEET OUR PANELISTS

  • Akilah Releford, Founder of Mary Louise Cosmetics, a clean makeup brand with a focus on women of color – now sold at Macys, JCPenney and Thirteen Lune
  • Margarita Arriagada, former Chief Merchant at Sephora and Founder of Valdé Beauty, a brand of refillable lip collection featuring richly pigmented shades and a leader in the NFT space with a grant supporting emerging Latinx beauty entrepreneurs
  • Michelle Ranavat, Founder of RANAVAT, the award-winning ayurvedic skin care haircare line sold at Sephora, Neiman Marcus and Harrod’s
  • Nai, aka the LA Beautyologist aka the Internet’s Esthetician , who has built a global business and following around teaching women of color how to care for their skin
  • Moderated by Bilal Kaiser, Founder and Principal at Agency Guacamole, an LA-based communications agency bringing to life the stories and experiences beauty and lifestyle brands want to tell, with a focus on expanding DE&I in our professional space

Join us for this free event featuring a fantastic panel of industry professionals, trendsetters and KOLs, and networking opportunities with people as eager to support D&I as you are.

Be sure to R.S.V.P. soon as this event will sell out. See you on 8/31!

Questions? Email blnd@agencyguacamole.com

Who/Why? Agency Guacamole (@agencyguacamole) is an LA-based PR, events & influencer marketing agency for beauty & lifestyle brands. We care deeply about diversity and inclusion, and created this panel in the interest of moving the conversation forward. Follow along via our Instagram!

A special thank you to our panelists and partners for supporting this important conversation.

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