Sephora announces the 10 female entrepreneurs selected for second Accelerate program

Sephora announces the 10 female entrepreneurs selected for second Accelerate program

Sephora announced the 10 female business leaders selected to participate in the 2017 Sephora Accelerate Cohort program yesterday.

The LVMH-owned retailer picked the final 10 from hundreds of applicants from across the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. The chosen start-ups will be mentored by industry leaders including Pamela Baxter, Founder of Bonafide Beauty lab, and Dianna Ruth, COO of Milk Make-up.

“The 10 female leaders chosen for our 2017 Cohort represent an exciting mix of product brands, cutting edge technology, and sustainability-focused entrepreneurs,” said Corrie Conrad, Head of Social Impact & Sustainability for Sephora. “We’re excited to mentor this next generation of leaders, as we march towards our goal of supporting more than 50 women-led beauty businesses with a social impact through bootcamps, mentorship, and funding by 2020.”

The chosen business leaders include Adriana Oyevides of Mexican aloe vera-based line Aloe Vida; Barb Stegemann, CEO of socially responsible fragrance range The 7 Virtues; Jihan Thompson, Co-Founder of hair stylist rating and booking app Swivel Beauty; and Pollini Jorio, the brains behind the Brandlovers app.

 

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