Madame C.J. Walker

Sarah Breedlove

CEO

Objective: To expand small businesses created by entrepreneurs into competitive companies that will be able to compete in intense markets.

Skills

  • strong-willed
  • hard worker
  • dedicated
  • ambitious

Experience

  • employed as a laundress in St. Louis (1887-1905)

  • invented hair-care products

  • marketed hair-care products (1905-1919)

  • created a school for hair (1908-1910)

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Achievements

  • earned the position of the first black female millionaire in the U.S.
  • acquired the leading black philanthropist spot of her time