At Janet & Jo. we believe sharing pieces of our journey is key in ensuring aspiring entreprenuers don't make the same missteps we made while in pursuit of your passions. As part of our mission to educate and inspire others, Janet & Jo. Founder and CEO, Kendra Woolridge joined London Ward, CEO of Snob Nails, for a transparent conversation detailing her journey creating Janet & Jo. for the JH Connects Webinar moderated by Alicia Wilson, Vice President of Economic Development, The Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System.
Watch the full discussion below!
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
In October 2021, Janet & Jo. raised funds to support the American Cancer Society's breast cancer treatment and prevention programs, by donating the proceeds from our Saved nail lacquer to the American Cancer Society.
The Janet & Jo. 'Saved' breast cancer awareness promotion ran from October 1 - 31, 2021. This initiative allowed Janet & Jo. to provide customers and the public with educational resources and materials surrounding breast health, best practices and recommended screening methods. This also allowed the Janet & Jo. team to engage with the community at the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, where we donated a signature self care box to a lucky raffle winner.
This experience provided Janet & Jo. with the opportunity to raise awareness on the importance of early detection through sharing our company story and the impact breast cancer has had on our Founder, Kendra Woolridge's family with our community, while raising funds for a great cause.
Pictured above is our Saved nail lacquer in it's limited edition packaging.
Community or Nothing!
Janet & Jo. Founder and CEO, Kendra Woolridge is featured in the newly commissioned mural, sponsored by Nike in partnership with The Black Girl Ventures Foundation, in Washington, DC.
The goal of this project is to elevate Black and Brown woman-identifying Founders through the arts on a local level and to shine a light on the work of some of the most dynamic change agents in our communities. Janet & Jo. is honored and proud to be a part of this initiative!
Founders pictured in mural from left to right, Takia Ross, CEO Accessmatized, Kelley Williams, CEO Curasalve, Shelly Omilade Bell, CEO Black Girl Ventures, Fallon Keplinger, CEO Rose Glow Tea Room, Ehime Eigbe, CEO Sweetkiwi, Kendra Woolridge, CEO Janet & Jo.
The mural is located on the corner of 8th Street in NE, Washington, DC
From left, Ehime Eigbe, CEO Sweetkiwi and Kendra Woolridge, CEO Janet & Jo.
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