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64: How To Create Social Impact & Inspire Change With Your Business w/ Rahama Wright

64: How To Create Social Impact & Inspire Change With Your Business w/ Rahama Wright

Is it possible to launch a successful brand that also has a positive social impact and inspires change within your industry and community? YES. In today's episode, we chat with Rahama Wright, Founder and CEO  of Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty a social impact company she created after serving in the Peace Corps. The DC-based enterprise develops shea butter creams, balms, and soaps that create living wage jobs for 800 women in Northern Ghana. Rahama was also featured on episode 1 of Centric new show highlighting female entrepreneurship- Queen Boss. Rahama shares how she was able to grow her business and why the company's mission will never change. We also discuss what inspired Rahama to enter the shea industry, how she developed the Shea Yeleen business model, why entrepreneurs shouldn't fear standing out, social impact investing, working with Whole Foods, key takeaways from her Queen Boss experience, finding faith, local resources you can use to grow your brand, and more. Enjoy! *SHOW NO

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