Creating The Radiant Look For Women Everywhere

This week Girls Perspective caught up with Rita Balogun the founder of Radiant London Hair Salon. We spoke about hair, managing a business, her advice for budding female entrepreneurs and much more. How did you get started in hair? I stumbled into it! My Mum started a salon 16 years ago and I initially had no interest in hair, I was training to be an … Continue reading Creating The Radiant Look For Women Everywhere

Black Ballad Breaking The Silence

We recently caught up with freelance journalist and founder of Black Ballad Tobi Oredein. We discussed the need for black representation in media, by creating a voice for black British women, plus more. How did you get started in Journalism? I have always read magazines as a young girl, I used to love Cosmo as a teenager and had a subscription to that and another … Continue reading Black Ballad Breaking The Silence

Wrapping It For The Culture

Girls Perspective caught up with Georgina Owusu founder of African accessories brand Kuba Wraps. She speaks on ethically sourcing her fabrics, being a full-time teacher and more. What is Kuba Wraps all about and how did you get started? The umbrella brand is Kuba and part of that brand is Kuba Wraps. Kuba is all about offering high-quality, satin-centred head wraps that are ethically sourced … Continue reading Wrapping It For The Culture

 Black, British & Blogging 

Girls Perspective caught up with Mariam Bashorun the founder of the online blogging community Black British Bloggers. We spoke about launching the platform, tips for starting a blog, plus more. How did you get started as a blogger? It started after I graduated with a degree in journalism which just happened to be around the time of the recession. I couldn’t  find a job in … Continue reading  Black, British & Blogging 

PR, Facts Not Fiction 

This week Girls Perspective caught up with Ronke Lawal, PR & Communications consultant and founder of Ariatu PR. She speaks about her career in the field, clarifying the misconceptions many have when it comes to PR, plus more. What made you interested in PR? I have always been a people’s person and I have enjoyed interacting with people and communicating.  Although I’m an extrovert, I’m … Continue reading PR, Facts Not Fiction 

Building Communities With Jamii

Girls Perspective recently caught up with Khalia Ismain the founder of Jamii the online community striving to help black businesses. Prior to you starting Jamii, what was the biggest issue you found when it came to people buying and supporting black owned business? For me I think it was not knowing how to find them. Everyone knows some, but I don’t live in an area … Continue reading Building Communities With Jamii

The Colourful Inspiration behind Gazelle London

  Girls Perspective recently caught up with Kemi Ogunsanwo founder of stationary and lifestyle brand Gazelle London. She discusses her inspiration for starting the brand, where the name originated from and the highlights of her journey so far. When did the idea for Gazelle London come about? The idea for Gazelle London came about from the grace of God. Around 2014/2015 I did some travelling … Continue reading The Colourful Inspiration behind Gazelle London