Madam CJ Walker
Aunty CJ was America’s first female self made millionaire. Through hard work and determination she rose to the top of the hair care industry building one of the biggest businesses in the world at that time.
Aunty CJ was a pioneer, inventor, entrepreneur and civil rights activist. She
spent a large amount of her money and time helping other black people. She gave loans to people, built her own movie theatre and even helped fight against racism.
Aunty CJ had very little education and no business experience but she didn’t let
anything stop her from achieving her goals. She founded her own college of ‘Beauty Culture’ and she employed over 25,000 women in North America, South America and the Caribbean.