Category: Education

Can Teaching Hairstyling Skills Save Sex Traffic Victims?

by Marcia Cole

Julz Coda and Liz Diaz are two of the hair industry’s most dynamic duos. As co-founders of Beyond Beauty School, which is based on the philosophy that there is more to the hairstyling industry than meets the cuts and color, they provide a culture of accessible education, knowledge, and support–think branding, business expansion, finance, and…

Leveling the Playing Field, One Computer And Meal At a Time

by Lenina Mortimer

If Crispin Booker, 31, had it his way all children would have access to computers and the internet. The founder and executive director of Veronica’s Way, a non-profit with a mission to promote computer literacy and ending hunger, aims to level the playing field for children in impoverished communities. And, he’s starting in Brooklyn, New…