Hasan had to take a beat to figure what direction she would steer her firm in, but it also led to her starting We Are Renn, an incubator for beauty brands founded by women of color.
WOC founders often have little to no access to networks of wealth, and a lack of opportunities, business education, network and know-how.
Women, especially women of color, are supposed to have proof points,” she adds.
“It creates a feeling of scarce resources and an environment where WOC brands can feel like they are competing against each other.
We should be seen as more than a WOC brand, as one that has a personality, values, and products that are distinct from others.