September 28, 2021


Trailblazing lifestyle excellence

Black Women Making Millions Academy Mahisha Dellinger BBI

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“I’m excited about this initiative because it’s about opening doors and building our communities. Black woman owned businesses are up over 300% but only 4% of us will make it to millionaire status because of a lack of resources and there’s something wrong with that,” ​says Mahisha Dellinger, CEO of Curls, the award-winning organic hair care and styling brand she launched in 2002 to meet the needs and expectations of women with curly hair.

Black Women Making Millions series is about business, money, and mindset

The program is a free series of two-day workshops held every weekend from July 2021 through May of next year. Business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in any sector or industry can register online​.

“I’ve had so many women reach out to me through email, DM and text asking for advice,” ​Dellinger says in this week’s media release; “so I’m happy to be able to offer this program which will empower over 25,000 businesses – including their employees and families – and open new doors for so many.”

Dellinger explains her motivation and philosophy further saying that, “ ‘To whom much is given, much is expected’ is a quote I strongly believe in and have always felt it’s important to share what I’ve learned building and leading Curls for over 19 years. I have chosen to partner with Beauty by Imagination because they wholeheartedly support my vision to bring more education and resources to black businesses.”

Curls strategic partnership with Beauty by Imagination

In March, Curls and Beauty by Imagination created a strategic partnership. And as part of the deal, Dellinger joined the BBI Board of Directors.