BK Reader: Photos: Bed-Stuy’s Madam C.J. Walker Awards Celebrates Beauty Entrepreneurs of Color

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by Margot Elise

Sponsored by the Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District, the Bed-Stuy Beauty Collective hosted its inaugural Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards event on Monday, March 19 at the Billie Holiday Theatre.

Personal care services represent approximately 47 percent of the employment industry and have become a vastly growing business right here in Brooklyn.

The Bed-Stuy Beauty Collective is a committee of experienced professionals in the personal care industry who are dedicated to supporting local businesses. Their ultimate goal: To promote and market Bed-Stuy’s beauty care businesses and to thereby draw a clientele that will bring economic growth to the entrepreneurs in the community.

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