After graduating from North Carolina A&T State University with a degree in Finance and Accounting, Ngozi stayed in her professional field and went to work as a financial analyst. But she always knew she wanted to be an entrepreneur, so she opened up a small hair studio in DC to tend to clients after work each day. In 2012, she used her savings from her finance job to launch Heat Free Hair Movement, an educational initiative for women with, or those considering, natural hair that highlights the benefit of healthy hair through protective styling.
Prior to opening her own business, Ngozi worked for eight different entrepreneurs to gain experience in business ownership and management. Because of her interest and passion for the world of natural hair, she also worked as a manager for natural hair care industry lead, Carol’s daughter. Her interest and passion for natural hair is so deep that at some point, she moved to Qingdao, China where she studied to become a hair manufacturing technician.
Ngozi is interested in technology, real estate, and modern architecture. She loves to travel for …read more
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