The journey to becoming a thriving, profitable natural products business can be an uphill climb. For Black women, success is often even more elusive due to the many ways that the deck is stacked against them. According to a study by American Express, Black women launch new businesses at a much higher rate than any other demographic group in the U.S.,
It was 6 a.m. in the parking lot on an overcast Wednesday morning at the Dr. Bronner’s Headquarters in Vista, California. Nearly forty bleary-eyed staffers from across the company, myself included, were getting ready to volunteer for the 9th Annual Dumpster Dive – a chance to get personal with Dr. Bronner’s waste streams. While scarfing down hot breakfast burritos and coffee,
Crisis sometimes has a way of galvanizing communities, and in Spring, 2021, social services agencies in San Diego came together to successfully address a big challenge that had appeared—seemingly overnight. In the early part of 2021, the U.S. saw a steep increase in the number of unaccompanied minor children migrating across the U.S.