Madam C. J. Walker (1867-1919)- An Industry Leader in Pioneering Products for African-American Women.
Madam C.J. Walker was a women who transcended roles, from being a young, aspiring washer-women in her 20’s, into an elegant philanthropist at the end of her life. With entrepreneurial grit and determination, she propelled an idea born from her own struggles, into a fortune that made her one of the first self-made women millionaires in the United States.
Ms. Walker’s career is one that exemplifies vocational opportunity. She created hair products to care for her own hair, then expanded the ideas and products into a business that brought her personal success while helping other women.
For more about amazing Madam C.J. Walker, follow the link below to an in-depth and inspiring story with videos about her life at Bio.com.