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The women of WEALF are as diverse as the businesses they have created.  Learn more about them below and click on their names to visit their company's websites.

AUTUMN ADEIGBO: MAKOKO    Her namesake fashion label is produced by cross-cultural collective of women who ethically source, produce and distribute the clothing.

AUTUMN ADEIGBO: MAKOKO

Her namesake fashion label is produced by cross-cultural collective of women who ethically source, produce and distribute the clothing.

ATINUKE AKINWUNMI: PurH2O   PurH2O is dedicated to ensuring access to safe and clean water for the local community. PurH2O comes from a natural source in the Northern Pocono Mountains where it is also bottled and purified.

ATINUKE AKINWUNMI: PurH2O
PurH2O is dedicated to ensuring access to safe and clean water for the local community. PurH2O comes from a natural source in the Northern Pocono Mountains where it is also bottled and purified.

SANDY BASTIEN: PLUMERIA BOUQUETS    Plumeria creates silk real touch, realistic tropical wedding flower bouquets that will outlast your day and be a keepsake forever.

SANDY BASTIEN: PLUMERIA BOUQUETS

Plumeria creates silk real touch, realistic tropical wedding flower bouquets that will outlast your day and be a keepsake forever.

JANE BECKER: J.B. JEWELS    J.B. Jewels offers clients a unique service allowing them to redesign heirlooms and jewelry into pieces that fit their lifestyle and fashion sense.

JANE BECKER: J.B. JEWELS

J.B. Jewels offers clients a unique service allowing them to redesign heirlooms and jewelry into pieces that fit their lifestyle and fashion sense.

ANA BIANCHI: PAPERGIRL COLLECTION    PaperGirl Collection, illustrated clothes, books, toys and room decor for girls, celebrates childhood curiosity, imagination and creative freedom. Artwork for dresses and books are inspired by nature, art, world cultures, and timeless childhood fantasies; are translated into thematic collections.

ANA BIANCHI: PAPERGIRL COLLECTION

PaperGirl Collection, illustrated clothes, books, toys and room decor for girls, celebrates childhood curiosity, imagination and creative freedom. Artwork for dresses and books are inspired by nature, art, world cultures, and timeless childhood fantasies; are translated into thematic collections.

SHEILA BLACK: LIHA    LIHA markets hosiery jewelry, bags, scarves and hats to women through her mobile van.

SHEILA BLACK: LIHA

LIHA markets hosiery jewelry, bags, scarves and hats to women through her mobile van.

ADRIENNE BLANKS: D.I.D. NAIL PAINT    D.I.D. Nail Paint is a highly pigmented, eco-friendly nail color collection that complements skin tone without harmful formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluen, dibutyl phthalate or camphor.

ADRIENNE BLANKS: D.I.D. NAIL PAINT

D.I.D. Nail Paint is a highly pigmented, eco-friendly nail color collection that complements skin tone without harmful formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluen, dibutyl phthalate or camphor.

DENISE BOGAN: DENTON CLEANING    Denton Cleaning provides expert house cleaning and maid services, ranging from bi-weekly residential and office cleaning to post-construction clean up, throughout the five boroughs and in several other locations.

DENISE BOGAN: DENTON CLEANING

Denton Cleaning provides expert house cleaning and maid services, ranging from bi-weekly residential and office cleaning to post-construction clean up, throughout the five boroughs and in several other locations.

MARIA BOUSTEAD: PO CAMPO    Po Campo is for people who love using their bike to get around and refuse to sacrifice functionality or style. Po Campo has been featured in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Elle, Teen Vogue, and Yoga Journal.

MARIA BOUSTEAD: PO CAMPO

Po Campo is for people who love using their bike to get around and refuse to sacrifice functionality or style. Po Campo has been featured in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Elle, Teen Vogue, and Yoga Journal.

NIKKI CARRINGTON: HAYVN SKINCARE & SPA    HAVYN® Skincare & Spa, manufacturer of organic beauty care products including bar soaps, cleansers, astringents, lotions, oils, and other beauty products for her clients skin.

NIKKI CARRINGTON: HAYVN SKINCARE & SPA

HAVYN® Skincare & Spa, manufacturer of organic beauty care products including bar soaps, cleansers, astringents, lotions, oils, and other beauty products for her clients skin.

MILAGROS CARBAJAL: M&M 24 HOUR DAYCARE INC.    M & M 24HR Daycare Inc. is a licensed at home daycare that offers extended hours. The company’s mission is to provide a safe, clean and educational environment to children.

MILAGROS CARBAJAL: M&M 24 HOUR DAYCARE INC.

M & M 24HR Daycare Inc. is a licensed at home daycare that offers extended hours. The company’s mission is to provide a safe, clean and educational environment to children.

ALIZA CARTER: THE CANDY SHOP    THE CANDY SHOP is a whimsical casual boutique of clothing and hair extensions for women who appreciate standing out.

ALIZA CARTER: THE CANDY SHOP

THE CANDY SHOP is a whimsical casual boutique of clothing and hair extensions for women who appreciate standing out.

JEAN CHATMAN: CHATMAN J CAKES    Chatman J Cakes is artisanal bakery in the Bronx, New York that specializes in a limited collection of hand-crafted, award-winning cakes and pies with a Southern influence.

JEAN CHATMAN: CHATMAN J CAKES

Chatman J Cakes is artisanal bakery in the Bronx, New York that specializes in a limited collection of hand-crafted, award-winning cakes and pies with a Southern influence.

JUNE FRANCES COLEMAN: FANCY PIES    Founded in 2011, Fancy Pies is a seasonal pop up shop in Washington Heights selling home-style dessert pies with high quality locally sourced produce in a signature all-butter crust.

JUNE FRANCES COLEMAN: FANCY PIES

Founded in 2011, Fancy Pies is a seasonal pop up shop in Washington Heights selling home-style dessert pies with high quality locally sourced produce in a signature all-butter crust.

DIANE DA COSTA: SIMPLEEBEAUTIFUL    SimpleeBEAUTIFUL is a full service hair salon and luxury product retailer. Whether straight, wavy, curly, or coiled, the salon looks to restore all hair textures to its ultimate healthy nature.

DIANE DA COSTA: SIMPLEEBEAUTIFUL

SimpleeBEAUTIFUL is a full service hair salon and luxury product retailer. Whether straight, wavy, curly, or coiled, the salon looks to restore all hair textures to its ultimate healthy nature.

DAWN DEMRY: LITTLE HOT DOG WAGON    The Little Hot Dog Wagon is a mobile food wagon servicing New York City and New Jersey communities with its special Homemade Kraut.

DAWN DEMRY: LITTLE HOT DOG WAGON

The Little Hot Dog Wagon is a mobile food wagon servicing New York City and New Jersey communities with its special Homemade Kraut.

NADIRA EL KHANG: NADIRA BAG    Influenced and inspired by her Morrocan heritage, each bag in the collection is handcrafted in premium leather. .

NADIRA EL KHANG: NADIRA BAG

Influenced and inspired by her Morrocan heritage, each bag in the collection is handcrafted in premium leather. .

BARIKA EDWARDS - OWEYAA   Oweyaa, is a social impact company helping veterans and military spouses build better civilian careers through project-based internships with fast paced startup companies.

BARIKA EDWARDS - OWEYAA

Oweyaa, is a social impact company helping veterans and military spouses build better civilian careers through project-based internships with fast paced startup companies.

BETINA ESTELA: CAKE HEIGHTS    Cake Heights founded in 2012 combines varieties of delicious flavors in artistic and beautiful cakes for all occasions.

BETINA ESTELA: CAKE HEIGHTS

Cake Heights founded in 2012 combines varieties of delicious flavors in artistic and beautiful cakes for all occasions.

BARBARA FELDMAN: A NU START NY    A Nu START NY, Inc. offers personal, professional and caring service to assist older adults and their families with relocating, downsizing and/or modifying their home environment.

BARBARA FELDMAN: A NU START NY

A Nu START NY, Inc. offers personal, professional and caring service to assist older adults and their families with relocating, downsizing and/or modifying their home environment.

JENNIFER FIORE & NINA LALLI: MONDAYS    MONDAYS offers unique, handmade pottery. Each pottery piece is handmade in Brooklyn with no two exactly identical.

JENNIFER FIORE & NINA LALLI: MONDAYS

MONDAYS offers unique, handmade pottery. Each pottery piece is handmade in Brooklyn with no two exactly identical.

JANICE FREDERICKS: FABULOUS FREDDYS    Since 2010, Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Boutique has been providing knowledge, advice and top-ranked ethnic hair and skin products to customers in the Queens,

JANICE FREDERICKS: FABULOUS FREDDYS

Since 2010, Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Boutique has been providing knowledge, advice and top-ranked ethnic hair and skin products to customers in the Queens,

MEGAN HARTMAN-SPARKS: LYMPH CANDY    Lymph Candy, is a deodorant line focused on bringing a nontoxic product to the global marketplace. Formulated with just six ingredients, it is designed to promote lymphatic health.

MEGAN HARTMAN-SPARKS: LYMPH CANDY

Lymph Candy, is a deodorant line focused on bringing a nontoxic product to the global marketplace. Formulated with just six ingredients, it is designed to promote lymphatic health.

IYA KARADEOUR: ATHLETIC ARTS ACADEMY    An Olympic-styled youth gymnastics training facility in New Jersey for local gymnasts ages 5 and up to learn gymnastics. With the goal of instilling a strong desire for healthy living and self-determination in young athletes.

IYA KARADEOUR: ATHLETIC ARTS ACADEMY

An Olympic-styled youth gymnastics training facility in New Jersey for local gymnasts ages 5 and up to learn gymnastics. With the goal of instilling a strong desire for healthy living and self-determination in young athletes.

MARIYA KELLY: MARIYA KELLY    The brand creates wearable art and temple adornments for sacred women; women who believe they must dress consciously and be mindful of the colors they choose to wear to stay balanced.

MARIYA KELLY: MARIYA KELLY

The brand creates wearable art and temple adornments for sacred women; women who believe they must dress consciously and be mindful of the colors they choose to wear to stay balanced.

LINDA KIM: PULSE ROASTED CHICKPEAS    PULSE is a natural foods company committed to creating tasty snacks . The company offers handmade small-batch roasted chickpea snacks that are vegan friendly and free from common allergens.

LINDA KIM: PULSE ROASTED CHICKPEAS

PULSE is a natural foods company committed to creating tasty snacks . The company offers handmade small-batch roasted chickpea snacks that are vegan friendly and free from common allergens.

NATALIA KONOVALOVA: LE'BULGA & CO    Le'Bulga is known for lamba leather bags and eye-catching designs inspired by New York City’s fast paced lifestyle and geared toward the modern woman’s life journey.

NATALIA KONOVALOVA: LE'BULGA & CO

Le'Bulga is known for lamba leather bags and eye-catching designs inspired by New York City’s fast paced lifestyle and geared toward the modern woman’s life journey.

MISSY KOO & STACY COLE: BROOKLYN PIGGIES    Brooklyn Piggies™ puts the perfect pig in a blanket! In 2012, tackled a simple goal: take America’s favorite hors d'oeuvre and make it better!

MISSY KOO & STACY COLE: BROOKLYN PIGGIES

Brooklyn Piggies™ puts the perfect pig in a blanket! In 2012, tackled a simple goal: take America’s favorite hors d'oeuvre and make it better!

ROZA LEON: KINGSWAY MEDISPA & WELLNESS CENTER    Kingsway Medispa & Wellness Center LLC is a luxurious spa offers an array of skin, hair, and body care treatments that vary from holistic to medical, advanced to non-invasive therapies and performed by highly qualified practitioners.

ROZA LEON: KINGSWAY MEDISPA & WELLNESS CENTER

Kingsway Medispa & Wellness Center LLC is a luxurious spa offers an array of skin, hair, and body care treatments that vary from holistic to medical, advanced to non-invasive therapies and performed by highly qualified practitioners.

GINGIE MCLEOD: SAINTCHIC    SAINT CHIC. is a unisex curated fashion brand. Its viral sensation, The Paparazzi Visor™, the best sun protection on the planet.

GINGIE MCLEOD: SAINTCHIC

SAINT CHIC. is a unisex curated fashion brand. Its viral sensation, The Paparazzi Visor™, the best sun protection on the planet.

TINETA NEWTON: EYECYCLE    EyeCycle™ provides variety and culture options within the fitness industry. Its branded total body fitness format is exclusive, encompassing choreography, upper-body toning and constant mental and physical enhancing techniques.

TINETA NEWTON: EYECYCLE

EyeCycle™ provides variety and culture options within the fitness industry. Its branded total body fitness format is exclusive, encompassing choreography, upper-body toning and constant mental and physical enhancing techniques.

KERRI QUIGLEY: THE FASHION CLASS    The Fashion Class offers creative classes for children and teens after school and on weekends throughout the school year. Utilizing The Fashion Class, unique project based curriculum, children learn to sew and design real fashion from professional instructors.

KERRI QUIGLEY: THE FASHION CLASS

The Fashion Class offers creative classes for children and teens after school and on weekends throughout the school year. Utilizing The Fashion Class, unique project based curriculum, children learn to sew and design real fashion from professional instructors.

FABIOLA SANTOS-GAERLON: HONEYDEW DROP CHILDCARE SERVICES    Honeydew Drop has served the Brooklyn community since 1999, caring for children from ages 4 months to 5 years old. Honeydew Drop’s mission is to provide high quality childcare, parental support and leadership training for childcare providers.

FABIOLA SANTOS-GAERLON: HONEYDEW DROP CHILDCARE SERVICES

Honeydew Drop has served the Brooklyn community since 1999, caring for children from ages 4 months to 5 years old. Honeydew Drop’s mission is to provide high quality childcare, parental support and leadership training for childcare providers.

REBECCA SCOTT: SUSTAINABLE SNACKS    Sustainable Snacks is a natural foods company committed to producing nutritional snacks. Founded in 2013, Sustainable Snacks is known for its plant-based ingredients and outstanding initiative to support communities and the environment.

REBECCA SCOTT: SUSTAINABLE SNACKS

Sustainable Snacks is a natural foods company committed to producing nutritional snacks. Founded in 2013, Sustainable Snacks is known for its plant-based ingredients and outstanding initiative to support communities and the environment.

ANNABELLE SANTOS: SPADET    Spadét, manufacturer of olive oil beauty care products was founded in 2008 to manufacture the creams and soaps she developed to treat her daughter’s dry, irritated and itchy skin.

ANNABELLE SANTOS: SPADET

Spadét, manufacturer of olive oil beauty care products was founded in 2008 to manufacture the creams and soaps she developed to treat her daughter’s dry, irritated and itchy skin.

ERICA SIMON - TINY HAMMER    Tiny Hammer graphic design develops branding and identity for companies and non-profits.

ERICA SIMON - TINY HAMMER

Tiny Hammer graphic design develops branding and identity for companies and non-profits.

JESSICA SPAULDING HARLEM CHOCOLATE FACTORY    The Harlem Chocolate Factory shares the rich and diverse history of Harlem using chocolate. All products are handcrafted on-site using fresh, local ingredients.

JESSICA SPAULDING HARLEM CHOCOLATE FACTORY

The Harlem Chocolate Factory shares the rich and diverse history of Harlem using chocolate. All products are handcrafted on-site using fresh, local ingredients.

GRACE TAPPIN: MOVE WITH GRACE    Move with Grace Moon Studio offers daily classes, such as yoga, Pilates, and fitness. The Studio’s Juice Bar provides healthy drinks and food.

GRACE TAPPIN: MOVE WITH GRACE

Move with Grace Moon Studio offers daily classes, such as yoga, Pilates, and fitness. The Studio’s Juice Bar provides healthy drinks and food.

KAREN TAPPIN: KAREN'S BODY BEAUTIFUL    Body Beautiful combines cosmetic and therapeutic properties of natural ingredients in recipes for a full hair, body and bath line.

KAREN TAPPIN: KAREN'S BODY BEAUTIFUL

Body Beautiful combines cosmetic and therapeutic properties of natural ingredients in recipes for a full hair, body and bath line.

LAURA TORRES: CITY DOG CO   .   City Dog Company, makers of the City Gypsy Wristlet Pet Carrier; the patented pet carrier, made of 100% organic cotton. This carrier makes it easier to move around the city and folds up into a convenient clutch bag for carrying on the go.

LAURA TORRES: CITY DOG CO.

City Dog Company, makers of the City Gypsy Wristlet Pet Carrier; the patented pet carrier, made of 100% organic cotton. This carrier makes it easier to move around the city and folds up into a convenient clutch bag for carrying on the go.

KAREN VAN INGEN: KALO KARMA    When your dog is family… makes premium, nutritious treats for dogs using organic ingredients. Kalo Karma's product line is tasty for all pups and includes hypoallergenic treats and treats for pups watching their weight.

KAREN VAN INGEN: KALO KARMA

When your dog is family… makes premium, nutritious treats for dogs using organic ingredients. Kalo Karma's product line is tasty for all pups and includes hypoallergenic treats and treats for pups watching their weight.

ASHLEY WARMINGTON: COZY OASIS    Cozy Oasis founded 10 years ago provides hospitality services to people renting out their homes through Airbnb agents. Cozy Oasis personally handles the essentials like check-in, check-out, cleaning and linens.

ASHLEY WARMINGTON: COZY OASIS

Cozy Oasis founded 10 years ago provides hospitality services to people renting out their homes through Airbnb agents. Cozy Oasis personally handles the essentials like check-in, check-out, cleaning and linens.

ROSHANAK YOUSEFIAN: POPILEE PATISSERIE LLC    Popilee Patisserie specializes in authentic handmade Persian sweets, made with the finest organic and traditional ingredients. Popilee continues to expand, now catering all-things Persian.

ROSHANAK YOUSEFIAN: POPILEE PATISSERIE LLC

Popilee Patisserie specializes in authentic handmade Persian sweets, made with the finest organic and traditional ingredients. Popilee continues to expand, now catering all-things Persian.

FORMER PARTICIPANTS:

Rose Marie Armstrong: Promises Kept Cookies

Tomica Burke: TomCookery

Caroline Mak: Brooklyn Soda Works

Aquah Singh-Meneghini: Fruten Glee

Rebecca Dengrove: Brewla Bars



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