STAMFORD, Conn., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In their second year of partnership, Cantu Beauty and girl wondera professional 501c3 pipeline initiative giving birth to ambitious women of color ages 17-23, has partnered to host the Gyrl Get Hired (GGH) Conference on Sunday September 25 in brooklyn, New York. The mission of the GGH conference is to bring Gen Z peers together to grow the community, teach attendees how to confidently take space and present themselves as themselves as they embark on their journey. professional.
The conference is designed to equip students and recent graduates with the tools to prepare for internship and early-career opportunities and prepare attendees for professional success. Industry shakers will talk about topics like knowing your worth when you first enter the workforce – from negotiating pay to breaking down career barriers.
“Cantu believes success starts from within and as a brand that serves black and brown communities, we want to ensure the next generation is equipped with the resources we wish we had when we were 17 and 23 to accelerate the path to the goal, the path to profit and quite the path to potential,” says Dametria KinsleyCantu’s Global Vice President of Marketing.
Attendees of the all-day event can expect panels and fireside chats, including Dametria Kinsley; Senior Director of Human Resources, Parfums Christian Dior, Kareem Gayle Fagan; The queen of trust, Achieng Agutu; Co-president of Black Music and Atlantic Records, Lanre Gaba and many more – the women will share tips for turning their passions into profit, navigating the tough corporate environment, as well as prioritizing self-care and mental health as a proactive and consistent investment to avoid burnout.
“GGH strengthens Girl Wonder’s pillar of professional development creating career development channels between girls of color and the companies that champion them,” said the founder of girl wonder, Tola Lawal. “We are thrilled to have a partner in Cantu, whose mission closely aligns with our organization and provides the resources our community needs.”
In addition, girl wonder and Cantu will also coordinate a dinner to honor college graduates, host job fairs and portrait pop-ups across the country.
For more details about the festival and to buy tickets, follow @gyrlgethired on Instagram or visit them at gyrlwonder.org. Plus, stay connected with @cantubebeauty on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter or visit them at cantubeauty.com.
ON GYRL WONDER
Rooted in career development, mentorship, and mental wellness, Gyrl Wonder Inc. serves as a professional pipeline dedicated to bridging the gap between young women of color and their dream jobs. girl wonder produces incredible, quality talent who are ready to take their careers to the next level. We serve as a reliable asset to companies looking to diversify their entry-level talent pool, as our programs equip young women with the tools to become the leaders of tomorrow. Learn more at www.gyrlwonder.org.
ABOUT CANTU BEAUTY
It’s Cantu Beauty’s mission to celebrate you in all your glory. Whether you’re rocking coils, curls, waves, or straight braids, Cantu designs products specifically with you and your hair’s versatility in mind. Cantu’s collection of award-winning products are inspired by beautifully textured hair to help you achieve the look you desire. With a one-of-a-kind formula, Cantu helps achieve everything from cutting-edge looks to classic styles. Cantu Beauty is part of PDC Wellness & Personal Care. For more information, visit pdcwellness.com.
SOURCE Cantu Beauty