Tanisha Akinloye

Tanisha Akinloye: The One Thing Adversity Can’t Have
CEO, Empowering Through Beauty, Inc.

Beauty visionary and expert, mindset coach, author and women’s and girl’s advocate, Tanisha Akinloye is the founder and CEO of Empowering Through Beauty, Inc.—a nonprofit organization that helps women and girls create pathways to employability and self-sufficiency. The program offers cosmetology services, education, outreach, and empowerment opportunities. Tanisha also oversees the Empowering Through Beauty Expo each year, which raises funds for the program.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Tanisha’s success with women and girls empowerment has garnered nationwide attention. Her activities have been featured in Modern Salon, Essence, Madame Noire, Connecticut Magazine, Sheen Magazine, Midwest Black Hair Magazine, Connecticut Post and Hartford Courant, among other media outlets. In addition, she has been recognized and honored by U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, the National Black Professional Women Association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.