Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first African American woman to run a $1-billion business

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“Never compromise who you are personally to become who you wish to be professionally.”  – Janice Bryant Howroyd

The Los Angeles Times wrote an in-depth profile on Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first African American woman to run a billion dollar company, as the founder and CEO of Act 1 Group. She talks about her background, how she started her billion dollar business and the hostile climate women face today.

Read her story here.

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