Originally published: May 12, 2017
It certainly is sobering when you hear black women are completely ghost in the highest levels of business leadership. Earlier this year, Forbes announced just that when they confirmed that absolutely no black women are running Fortune 500 companies.
Well, the three ladies at Young, Ambitious And Beautiful (YAB) — Lauren Bealore, Brittany Daisy Colston and Courtney Griffin — decided to get into formation to change that alarming statistic.
Per NBC News, Bealore was extremely frustrated with the lack of representation woman of color have within the business owner sector, and this very frustration led her to take matters into her own hands.