"I started BROWN GIRL Jane after falling in love with the healing power of plants and CBD, but never finding products that resonated with me or other women like me. After suffering spinal nerve damage during the birth of my third child (yep, ouch), I began experimenting with holistic alternatives to traditional pharmaceuticals and discovered plant medicine. I've never looked back."
Malaika Jones, named by Entrepreneur Magazine as of one of the most powerful women of 2020, spent many years as a senior executive in investment banking and trading. She graduated from Spelman College and completed the Executive Education program at Harvard Business School. After her youngest child was born she left Wall Street and started her own consulting firm, primarily guiding minority-owned and women-led businesses. She has been a driving force in getting companies excited about what could be and then finding ways to make it a reality. Malaika lives in Washington, D.C. with her three children.
"When I first experienced the BROWN GIRL Jane collection, I was blown away by the efficacy. Integrating Brown Girl Jane into my wellness practice allows me to naturally support my immune system and regulate my mental health. This range was a game-changer for me and it became my obsession to introduce it to women, especially women of color everywhere."
Tai Beauchamp, named one of the 50 most influential people in the multicultural market by WWD, is an award-winning producer, TV host, and brand consultant, known most for her expertise in marketing to women. Formerly a leading editor for Harper’s Bazaar, Good Housekeeping, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Seventeen magazines, Beauchamp utilizes her vast audience platform to empower, educate and entertain women of all ages.
Nia spent most of her career as a leader in Philanthropic Management and Diversity- shaping the direction and enacting change through institutional policies and capital support. Her background as a director in philanthropy has also made her especially cognizant of the inequalities within the hemp industry overall, and she is committed to changing the face of its beneficiaries and leaders while also working to make it much more accessible to people of color.
Nia Jones graduated from Spelman College and received a Master's degree from New York University. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and three young sons.