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Mielle Organics has announced actress and venture capitalist Keshia Knight Pulliam as their new Global Education Ambassador.
Pulliam will lead the beauty brand’s initiatives to roll out their inaugural Global Certificate Program in partnership with Rutgers University and the Newark Business Hub.
“I am elated to work with Mielle Organics to bring new education and venture capital opportunities to Black women worldwide,” Pulliam said in a statement. “It’s amazing to partner with a company that has so much mutual synergy when it comes to sewing into our community. I’m honored to celebrate their 7-year anniversary.”
The move is part of Mielle Organics’ $1 Million More Than A Strand Fund to cover the tuition and startup costs for 60 program applicants this year.
Brand founder and CEO Monique Rodriguez gushed about the company’s newest ambassador.
“We chose Keshia Knight Pulliam as our new Global Education Ambassador because of her passion for providing opportunities for mentorship, education and venture capital for Black women,” said Rodriguez. “Entering this next chapter of our journey with someone who is equally as passionate about building community entrepreneurship is a testament to what God has to come.”
Applications for Mielle’s 2021 Global Certificate Program are now open through June 15. Winners will be announced on June 30. To learn more about Mielle Organics’ 2021 Global Certificate Program and visit https://www.morethanastrand.com.
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