17-Year Old Black CEO Launches Nationwide Search For Other Young Entrepreneurs to Collaborate as Co-Authors For Her New Book
Nationwide — Zandra Cunningham, teen CEO of the artisan skin care line Zandra Beauty, launches a nationwide search for young entrepreneurs to collaborate as co-authors of her new book The Science Behind It. Frank speaking, fun and revealing, Zandra and 20 young rising stars will share their incredible personal stories of success, failure and lessons learned that are sure to inspire and encourage aspiring youth. The application process for interested co-authors has already started. Parents can learn more and now apply here.
All potential co-authors must be aged between 6 years and 19 years. They must have an established brand idea or company and have a proven passion for their community. The twenty finalists will receive exclusive mentorship on all aspects of building a brand, marketing and selling the book, while gaining access to a shared network that will widen their customer base and drive additional income streams for their brand. This book promises to be a page turner that will place each author as a business influencer to thousands of prospective readers!
In this book, Zandra will share her own experience of starting Zandra Beauty at 9 years old and becoming a force for good. Today, at 17 years of age, Zandra operates her award-winning, skincare line from Buffalo, NY where she manufactures over 40 plant-based natural skin care products as an alternative to commercial products with yucky unhealthy ingredients. Zandra’s story is filled with important lessons learned about the challenges of running a business, and offers aspiring readers, their parents and mentors meaningful keys to success. Her philanthropy initiatives and partnerships have propelled her philosophy to educate and empower girls on the move!’ while building her brand as a national teenpreneur speaker and educator for her peer group.
Zandra who has been featured nationally and internationally for building a million dollar brand as a teen is determined to help other young entrepreneurs create and build legacy to support themselves, their families and their community.
Parents, guardians and mentors are encouraged to apply and email for additional information. The deadline to apply is April 2, 2018.
Zandra Azariah Cunningham is a 17-year old entrepreneur from Buffalo, NY. As CEO, she has built the award-winning Zandra company into a national beauty brand earning recognition as the Etsy Open Call Golden PO Winner, BE Teenpreneur of the year nominee (2016), Small Business Administration Youth Entrepreneur of the year (2017). Zandra has been featured on Inc., Black Enterprise, USA Today, NPR, ABC’s Nightline, NBC’s Today Show, Nickelodeon, Harry Show, Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Seventeen Magazine, Girls Life Magazine.
She is the TOFi(TM) International HERs OWNly JR(TM) ambassador, and a United Nations Foundation Teen Advisor. Through philanthropy and advocacy, Zandra champions ‘girls on the move!’ – girl’s rights and education – and leads her company’s Beauty Ambassador Program which donates up to 10% of all profits to support girls’ education. Read more about the Zandra story at www.ZandraBeauty.com
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