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Looking for a new biz bestie? Or maybe you wanna hire a social media manager? How about models for your next shoot? We got you sis, peep our diverse roster of babes.

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Gheanielle Kyle

she/her

Self Love Artist | Digital Animator | Creative

Bringing self love and body acceptance to everyone and anyone is my goal! I started Cora Art Shop as a part of my self love journey and I explore the realistic representation of our bodies to empower and celebrate the diversity of our bodies with my artwork <3

Sante

She/her

Founder of Hands Bags

I am an accessories designer and founder of Hands Bags which is an accessories brand specialising in handmade beaded accessories ethically produced in Accra, Ghana by my Auntie! The change i want to create in the world is to highlight Africa's vibrancy in Arts & Culture globally.

Phway

She/Her

Beauty Brand Founder (Gabar)

I'm a Founder of Gabar -- we're a new, POC-centered mind-body beauty brand. I get super fired up about helping people better their mental health & wellbeing, especially through tenets of mindfulness. I would LOVE to see a world that's more conscious, peaceful, more inclusive and less wasteful. <3

Belinda

She/her

Designer Jewellery & User Interface

I’m the owner of Bells Space a thoughtfully designed jewelry & homeware brand. Alongside that, I work as a UI/Graphic designer. My mission is to design things that evoke feelings … mostly positive and informative. Adaptive products that once in hand feel like they were made just for you.

Sofia

She/Her

Photographer & CEO at Matrix Education

I am a multidisciplinary photographer aiming to nurture culture, centre POC and showcase authentic representation of people and places. I built Matrix Education to provide tailored resources and support for physician associate students, after overcoming challenges in the qualifying process myself.

Julia

She/Her

Founder of Sneakers by Women

Wanting to create positive change in the sneaker world, Julia created Sneakers by Women - a space to highlight the females who shape sneaker culture. As the manager of the page, she curates and creates content with the intention of uplifting and empowering others, especially women.

Lauren

She/Her

Doctor, Co-Founder of Victor & Garth

Doctor at Victor & Garth, a cosmetic and wellness clinic, in Shoreditch. The aim was to create a nurturing, inclusive space where my patients can feel supported in reaching their skin goals.

Devamsha

She/her

Money & Career Content Creator | Accountant

I create content aimed at brown and black women on how to level up your finances and build career confidence in a corporate environment. My mission is to create a community led conversation about money and career where millennial women can learn and grow from each other and with each other.

Demi

She/Her

Co-Founder of Mendü

I'm the co-founder of Mendü, a wellness based app centered around the experiences of diverse women and people. I am looking to merge my knowledge in neuroscience with my knowledge in wellness to show the world a new ways in which they can better themselves.

Mistura

She/Her

Founder of Misemi

I design bold printed pieces that celebrate culture, self-care and being unapologetically yourself. My aim is to make clothing that creates conversations and allows people to be carefree and express themselves through what they wear.

Shiquerra

She/Her

Art technician/ Illustrator

I’m a budding Illustrator that’s finding their footing carefully through the creative industry. Having been an Art technician for 4 years and working part time in Art spaces, I’m now keen on taking the next step to working with other creatives and making amazing work, friends and having an impact

Leanne

She/Her

Fashion Brand Owner @ Elsie & Fred

On a mission to create a successful clothing brand & life vibes destination for anyone who, like me, feels they often don’t ‘fit’. I see clothing as a way to express myself and being able to be a part of anyone’s journey into self expression & feeling amazing is what motivates me & feeds my soul.

Jasmine-Leann

She/Her

Headshot & Branding Photographer

I'm passionate about everyone having a positive photography experience; it's heartbreaking how many people come to me with horror stories of expensive shoots with bad advice like "Don't eat the day of the shoot" EW! I want everyone to feel comfortable & have images that reflect them & their business

Rebekah

She/her

Founder of Pana & Doctor

As a wellness founder, medical doctor and yoga teacher, I create diverse spaces that empower better health and happiness. Pana is a platform that intersects wellbeing and culture sharing yoga, music and food from the African diaspora and beyond.

Serena

She/Her

Portrait Photographer

Serena’s images convey a sense of candid honesty and community in every project. Portraying her subjects authentically is key to her aesthetic and recent series’ Back a Yard and Class of Covid-19 both follow this tone, centring issues effecting working class youth around the UK. ​

Kreszend

She/Her

Artist

A hairstylist who creates sculpted hairpieces with contemporary looks and specializes in Afro hair. While embracing and representing her culture in the best way, she authentically creates styles that have a positive reflection. Self-taught but has mastered all textures.

Nia

She/Her

Actor

I am a London Actor, passionate about all things TV, Film and Theatre related! My interest in the creative industry has recently extended into Fashion/Set styling assisting. For me, creative expression, is freeing, refreshing and connective and that is what has inspired me to explore many paths.

Maddie

She/her

Founder of Senja by Maddie

I started Senja by Maddie, a slow-fashion brand that is focused on upcycling and producing minimal waste - everything is hand-made by me! My mission alongside growing my brand, is to remove the secrecy and barriers in the fashion industry by sharing information and having open / transparent convos.

Jessica

She/Her

Business & Money Coach for 9-5ers

I created the Successful Coach Accelerator specifically for 9-5ers that want to start their coaching business without overwhelm. My mission is to make an impact in the world and help women that are in a 9-5 that know they are meant for more to fulfil their potential.

Mica

She/Her

Artist and Founder of Hendricks Nails

I founded Hendricks Nails a Beauty & Nail Bar offering handcrafted nail art. A place where everyone is welcome and to encourage you to be the best version of yourself. I've grown organically working at Fashion Week, providing pop up spaces, and collaborating with brands that share the same mission.

Perola

She/Her

Creative Technologist and Founder of Odd Space

I'm a creative technologist. I have worked in tech for 6+ years and have diverse experience in technical support, software engineering, and design. At its core, my work focuses on innovation and experimenting across different mediums. My mission is to make the lives of others easier with technology.

Jasmine

She/Her

Artist & Designer

I’m a surrealist artist, illustrator and UX designer. My goal is to use my creative skills to help others, shine light on current issues and make thought provoking art. In the process, I want to help young girls from working class backgrounds get into the creative and tech industry.

Ralferine

They/She

Beauty Expert and Educator

Beauty is my life, but being Queer and Black, it’s not an industry I felt loved me back. After a lifetime of teaching myself skills and confidence, I created HVR to empower my community by sharing what I’ve learnt to make it easier for those who come after me.

Matilda

She/Her

Digital Marketing Strategist

MIEL is a digital studio that supports startups making the world a better place to be to grow well through content and performance marketing. My personal mission is to not let the new digital worlds we inhabit and co-create have the same power imbalances that exist offline.

Aïssatou

She/Her

Founder of Coffee & Fripes / Coffee consultant

I am the founder of Coffee and Fripes, a concept store in East London combining my two passions: speciality coffee and vintage clothes. My mission is to promote a more sustainable way of consuming coffee and fashion, making it approachable, inclusive and fun.

Cindy

She/Her

Founder of The Healing Garden

The Healing Garden is a digital community that allows WOC to reclaim their bodies through health and wellness. This is a space to share stories, to empower one another, experience sisterhood, and most importantly growth!

Maria

She/Her

Founder of Healing Weeds

I created Healing Weeds to reignite our innate connection with the plant world and give people confidence to find their own wild medicine. My work shares practical skills and open talks about foraging and herbal medicine knowledge through events, writing, walks and workshops.

Zoe

She/Her

Accredited Coach, ZMLC Founder & Radio Host

ZMLC is here to break the mould of coaching with real talk for real people looking for real results. Helping individuals & companies get to know themselves on a deeper level by hosting workshops for brands & consulting businesses on company culture. Zoe also hosts panel talks and radio/tv shows.

Andreia

She/Her

Nail Artist

I am nail artist specialising in gel. My mission is to be the go-to girl for all your natural nail needs, although I do enjoy doing OTT nail creations with extensions and the like. I would eventually like to start my own academy and teach beauty with my own flair!

Nimi

She/Her

Freelance Copywriter (Creative, Luxury, Lifestyle)

I’m a creative writer, editor and digital marketer, working across luxury retail, hospitality and lifestyle sectors. My mission is to help clients grow brand engagement through features, creative storytelling and digital content (product, emails and web).

Rose

She/Her

Mindfulness & Self-compassion Practitioner

I guide you in rediscovering yourself, wholeheartedly, using mindfulness-based approaches. I support people who are looking for a more wholesome awareness of their internal world and teach you how to live with more acceptance, less self-criticism and a more harmonious mind, body & soul connection.

Jo

She/Her

Creative Marketing Strategist

I work within a Brand Story Studio called DopaFix. I use the art of strategy to help brands build clear and captivating narratives. This, alongside other passions of mine, allows me to live creatively and bring mental clarity to others, by helping people understand themselves and others better.

Ebony

She/They

Director & Founder of HR Said That

HR Said That delivers an accessible advisory service for absolutely everyone working in the creative industries. HR gets a bad rep! So HR Said That is here to change that and make the creative industries more inclusive whilst supporting employers achieve their business goals.

Rebecca

She/Her

Logo and Brand Designer

I am a graphic designer based in London. I specialise in logo and brand design and my mission is to work with passionate and ambitious business owners to help them build long- standing, powerful and memorable brands.

Rachel

She/Her

Founder of Axe & Saw, Comms Agency with seasoning

I'm one of few black female founders, who runs an independent agency on a mission to make diversity & inclusion profitable, desirable and integral to brands & organisations around the world. My mission; build the agency I always wanted to see.

GALERIE NAVY

She/Her

Floral Artist

My mission is to bring joy and happiness all around. That’s what I like to do most. Flowers are a way of expression. And I would like to share this all with you and hope to connect and build relationships! <3

Zoe

She/Her

Social Media Copywriter & Zine-Maker

I founded sweet-thang zine as I love the history of zines as a form of radical, DIY publishing, and want to uplift creative Black voices in these spaces. I am also a freelance copywriter for social media and specialise in editorial graphic design and zine-making!

Thidarat

She/Her

Founder of Archive Six

I am the founder of Archive Six, a rare vintage and designer archive brand based in London. Sustainability, quality and community are the driving forces behind Archive Six. We focus on inspiring others to shop vintage in the pursuit of creating a more sustainable and conscious fashion landscape.

Jameela

She/Her

Photographer & EIC / Founder of AZEEMA Mag

I'm a Visual Artist, Creative Director, Founder and Editor in Chief of independent Magazine, Platform and creative agency AZEEMA. My practices/work is often focused on identity, representation and the visibility of Women and Non-binary folk of colour.

Shilpa

She/Her

Founder & Creative Director of House of Bilimoria

Having made clothes for the majority of my life and having a lineage of ancestors that also created the same, my firm belief in the ethics of the fashion industry come from a hands on approach. Equally, living into the legacy of the people that came before me & those that are deeply impacted today.

Skye

She/Her

PR Coach & Strategist

Demystifying the media for the masses and making media relations simple for businesses that want to get press-coverage-confident I offer simple set up, training and strategy for startups that want great press - without the agency price tag

Tajinder

She/Her

Founder of Winning and Worthy

I'm a fashion photographer, confidence coach and founder of Winning and Worthy, a self-love platform. My mission is to wake women up to their worth by creating individual and social empowerment through art, media and coaching.

Cam

She/Her

Founder of The Black Wellbeing Collective

I am the founder of The Black Wellbeing Collective, a digital platform that prioritises the lived experiences of the Black community to engage in collective healing from racial trauma and discrimination. We centre Black joy, creativity and support of wellbeing through resources, workshops & events.

Emmy

She/Her

Floral Designer

I am a floral designer based in East London. My mission is to bring joy to others through structural, textured floral arrangements.

Tahirah A'sha

She/Her

Founder of OFF THE CLOCK

I spend my time curating culture and community while producing experiences of all sorts. My hard work lies in branding, social media, and event curation, but I have a passion for all things wellness. The change that I want to create in the world is women in empowerment through holisitic practices.

Abi

She/Her

Founder of iamabimillen

My goal when I launched my fashion business was to make amazing clothes and shout about the process behind each garment. From the first seed planted to the last stitch, each item not only supports my one women business but hundreds of women better their lives in my supply chain.

Lisa

She/Her

Fitness Trainer

I am a Fitness Trainer the founder of Lisa's Living Club: a URL + IRL fitness community that helps people make huge progress with their health + fitness, without progress pics + body shaming. Through fun classes + community, I want to teach people that there's much more to training than body image.

Lydia

She/Her

Creative Upcycler & Sustainable Designer

I have built a slow fashion brand that is centered around reusing 2nd hand and deadstock materials to create into new pieces of clothing to reduce textile waste and promote the importance of repurposing what we already have. Creating fun clothing that is kinder to people & the planet.

Meryl

She/Her

FOUNDER + STRATEGIST OF SMALL FRY ☻

I built SMALL FRY to make Fun Stuff On The Internet™ for brands that give a sh*t. We work with brands to carve stand-out visual languages that stick, specialising in content strategies based on insight from youth culture and communities.

Tasha

She/Her

Co-Founder of SNKRS 'N' Houseplants

SNKRS 'N' Houseplants is a community space educating how you can be a more sustainable sneaker head. My mission is to allow creatives to explore their design processes in the sneaker industry by running our upcoming creative workshops using my Creative Direction, Production and Set Design skills.

Samar

She/Her

Graphic Designer & Virtual Assistant

I'm a LDN based graphic designer and virtual assistant who wants to help you self-actualise your biz. I work closely with my clients to tailor my services to their needs. Whether it's design for IG posts, BTS admin or content creation for other platforms, Tiny Mirror reflects your best angles!

Hadiyah

She/Her

Fashion textile Designer / Printer

I’m a textile designer, specialising in print. My work celebrates my culture and heritage and showcases my dual heritage upbringing. My goal continue storytelling through my work encouraging others to explore their identity through textiles.

Sara

She/Her

Founder of Sarora Knots

I design sustainable planters, upcycled from deadstock textiles disposed of by fast fashion companies. My mission is to challenge the way we view waste materials and their life cycle, and create fun and eco-friendly solutions fo you style your house plants.

Amber

She/Her

Brand Designer

Amsthetic is an eclectic design studio creating artful + intentional brand identities. Our mission is to elevate your brand's visual voice as we guide you through our unique design process to discover its DNA, creating an identity that represents your values + connects with the world in new way.

Heba

She/Her

Civil Engineer, Founder of Space Black & DJ

I founded Space Black-an Architecture, Engineering & Design Studio to create human-centered solutions that revolve around the experience of Black people, People of Colour & marginalised communities to promote our well being & happiness. My vision is universal access to high-quality design.

Holly Rollins

She/Her

Founder / Furniture Designer at ROLSTUDIO + Model

I founded ROLSTUDIO to express my passion for furniture design and break boundaries in the industry by showcasing unusual shapes designed to enhance positive mental wellbeing within the Black community. I hope ROLSTUDIO will be an example for other POC furniture designers for years to come.

Róisín

She/Her

Designer & Podcast Host

I run a Fetish Forward brand which explores the contrast of fetishism & hyper femininity, whilst rebelling against the male gaze along with societies hyper sexualised representation & objectification of WOC. I also am creator and host of "LCF Unfiltered" a podcast/safe space for all POC creatives.

Anna

She/Her

Sustainable Fashion Designer | Digital Marketing

I've built a platform on IG to promote sustainability in the Fashion Industry through showcasing my up-cycled and handmade clothing designs. My vision is to inspire and motivate others to shop with a sustainably conscious mindset and offer services to up-cycle and give life to old clothing!

Jenny

She/Her

Holistic Ergonomist, CPE

I'm a holistic ergonomist focused on cultivating comfortable, personalized, sustainable, and healthy work experiences. Through a blend of ergonomic and furniture expertise, human-centered design, and wellness, I help others design work spaces and work days that feel good.

Ellie

She/Her

Founder of STUDIO ELISSA

I built STUDIO ELISSA with a mission to help brands with an edge, to elevate. We provide digital design solutions for future-facing brands in the beauty, fashion & lifestyle spaces and beyond ?☁️

Denise Louise

She/Her

Creative Director/Founder

I'm the founder of the pretty & gritty jewellery brand Oranda Stone, I create little treasures to allow you to explore your individuality and push the boundaries of self-expression. My treasures are made for every day and designed to be adored for years to come.

Amaka

She/Her

Founder and Creative Director of OLONA Apparel

I launched OLONA Apparel in August 2020, creating a catalogue of bright, durable clothing and accessories. I created the OLONA brand to pay homage to my biggest inspiration (my mother), and it’s now available on handpainted tote bags, embroidered tees and jumpers, and even socks and face coverings.

Isabella

She/Her

Co-Founder

I'm the co-founder of KIND a climate positive Digital Marketing agency and also building the first extension that can measure, mitigate and offset the impact of digital consumption. My mission is to make living a sustainable life attainable and accessible for all.

Dessa

She/Her

Lash & Brow Technician

I'm a lash and brow technician using my time and talents to make others feel good and enhance the natural beauty we all already have! My mission is to be the go-to girl for all lash and brow needs. I want everyone to see the beauty in themselves just like how we see each other <3

Amberlee

She/Her

Illustrator and Founder of Line & Honey

I founded Line & Honey, an illustration studio focused on minimal, mindful design and the visibility of black women. My work in the academic, clinical & creative industries all revolves around representation and recovery - celebrating & reclaiming the narratives of black women not often seen.

Cassie

She/Her

Multi-Disciplinary Fashion Designer

I develop textiles for fashion that regenerate the planet. My mission is to provide designers with circular materials and offer accessible, educational resources for brands and the public to better understand sustainable practices in fashion.

Shaneika

She/Her

Content Creator

I'm a writer/director who makes self-help fun through my platform, Simply Honing Yourself. Our mission is to push the power of honing your skillsets to create the lifestyle you desire. I want people to feel empowered by their creative input and gain creative freedom through their outputs.

Sarina

She/Her

Founder of SmartSquid

I founded my brand SmartSquid with the aim of sparking ecological conversations through my designs. I hand paint and screen print all my designs onto organic or vintage pieces and use a portion of profits to fund the SmartSquid Nature Magazine for Children which is distributed via charity partners.

Chantelle

She/Her

Authenticity Coach

I am an Authenticity Coach, qualified counsellor and Health At Every Size aligned movement facilitator. My personal mission is to use mindfulness and psychological frameworks to support women to heal and find their inner magic so they can lead a joyfully fulfilling life.

Lila Posa

She/Her

Graphic Designer + 3D Artist

I founded LW with a mission to help POC business owners present themselves the way they deserve to be presented. Our mission is to provide POC business owners with accessible Branding, Design, and Media Production in a space where they are the priority.

Nikole

She/Her

Co-Founder of KORO Creative & Freelance Strategist

My Co-Founder and I launched KORO, a creative agency and soon to be studio space that provides a refreshing and inclusive take on luxury. With KORO, we are investing in a physically space where BIPOC creative can thrive, network, and build generational wealth together.

Natalie

She/Her

Co-Founder of The Future Kind Collective

The Future Kind Collective helps companies to grow faster and more sustainably by defining their purpose, designing their culture and growing their impact. We are on a mission to prove that by putting people and purpose first, you can create businesses that are more profitable and sustainable.

Ada

She/Her

Strategist | Brand Developer | Visual Artist

I am the strategically creative person who figures things out for brands in lifestyle, beauty, and innovation. I run ExploreHer Studio and my mission is to help founders understand their brands and create subversive moments for them in digital and beyond. I also moonlight as a visual artist.

Calypso

She/They

Self-Discovery Coach

I help high-achieving women + non-binary peeps gain CLARITY on their purpose, unlock AUTHENTIC confidence and unleash their HIGHEST SELVES using NLP and Hypnotherapy. And in doing so, I want to change the world by creating higher waves on consciousness throughout humanity!

Lydia

She/Her

Founder of OhLydia Initmates / Model

I am the owner of OhLydia Intimates, a small underwear/ clothing business manufactured and designed in London. I've also been modelling for 10 years so have lots of experience being on set, dabbling in production and creative direction too.