Today’s interview is with Rahama Wright. Rahama started Shea Yeleen 10 years ago with the mission to economically empower women in Northern Ghana. They do that through the sale of premium shea butter skincare products. Their products are sold in over 120 retailers nationwide, Whole Foods is their biggest retail partner.

Rahama was appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Council for Doing Business in Africa and she was recently selected to be on the “Queen Boss” reality show on BET/Centric.

In a nutshell Rahama is pro women, economic empowerment, Africa, conscious consumerism, and natural products and you better believe we discuss all this and her interesting entrepreneurship journey.

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