beauty

Brooklyn teen opens beauty supply store amid pandemic to ‘inspire others’ : TheGrio

A Brooklyn teenager credits her mother for inspiring her entrepreneurial spirit to open a beauty supply store amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Paris McKenzie, a 16-year-old senior at the High School for Human Services and Health Professions, is making national headlines after launching the Paris Beauty Supplyz on Church Avenue in Flatbush last month, Fox Business reports. 

“My mom really inspired me to open up the store,” McKenzie said on Making Money with Charles Payne. “She’s my biggest inspiration.”

McKenzie admits she was a little apprehensive to launch her own business at such a young age. “But, I knew I had the knowledge and I had the funds to do it so I said if this can inspire others, then it is something I should do,” she shared.

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McKenzie said the response on social media has been

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women

Nobel winning women hope to inspire a new generation of scientists

On hearing that they had been awarded a Nobel Chemistry Prize for their groundbreaking work on gene-editing Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier said they hoped it would inspire a new generation of women in science.  

Charpentier and Doudna are the first all-woman team to receive a Nobel science prize and become the sixth and seventh women to be honoured for their research in chemistry since the first awards in 1901. 

Pernilla Wittung Stafsheden of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, which is responsible for selecting the Nobel laureates in chemistry, said the prize to two female laureates was “a historic moment”. 

The Nobel is for the pair’s development of CRISPR-Cas9, a tool that allows scientists to snip DNA and edit the genetic code of animals, plants and microorganisms.

The scientists said they hoped that the Nobel recognition would also help light up a path for young women entering a field

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style

Work From Home: 6 Stylish On-Screen Characters to Inspire Your WFH Style

A Zoom look worthy of a Bond girl is a successful one, indeed. In Die Another Day, Halle Berry defeats evil crime and looks damn good doing it; you have no excuse not to dress up for your morning meetings, too. Consider investing in a chic floral dress, because a good print does all the work for your outfit. Also, it’s time to get some new desk accessories if you’re committing to WFH life; a new chic tray or notebook, perhaps.

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex And The City

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Some days, you do feel like dressing up to WFH, so why not channel the queen of home office style: Carrie Bradshaw? If there’s one thing the Sex and The City character knows,

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