An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

Only sell products you really believe in and are actually good. This is so important. Customers are smart; they may be fooled once by pretty marketing but if the product is bad, they will stop coming. Ultimately, there is nothing more powerful than word of mouth.

As a part of our series about “Five Things You Need To Know To Succeed In The Modern Beauty Industry”, I had the pleasure of interviewin g Marie Arlet.

Marie Arlet has worked in the fashion industry both as a designer and wholesale account manager at places like Macy’s, Haute Hippie, and Valentino. She…


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

ADT’s mobile technology, Safe by ADT solves two major challenges: it provides anyone in an emergency with discreet methods for summoning help and it enables the transfer of potentially life-saving information to 911, including data such as GPS location, gender, and hair color. By increasing the information available to emergency responders, it can enable faster response times and help save lives.

In recent years, Big Tech has gotten a bad rep. But of course many tech companies are doing important work making monumental positive changes to society, health, and the environment. To highlight these, we started a new interview series…


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

Help others: do not only think of yourself but collaborate with others. Help each other grow and create a support network. I believe that this is the best way to grow and learn constantly and it makes it much easier to be successful. I personally enjoy collaborating with many other modeling agencies, modeling schools and other businesses. We have organized some amazing networking events and are in constant communication and collaboration. In my opinion that this is the best way to grow and to stay human at the same time. …


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

We have technology that gets right to the source of however a child is accessing the internet. With an issued school device, we’re breaking SSL, looking at encrypted traffic and using AI to identify any early indicators of self-harm, school violence, depression and suicide. On a school district device that kids are using anywhere from eight to 10 hours a day, we’re protecting those devices and can share data with parents so there’s full transparency on which websites their children are accessing. We also provide resources for parents to get advice from therapists that are focused on digital wellness on…


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

More female tech entrepreneurs should consider joining the VC community: I’m working on an initiative to see more female technical entrepreneurs consider becoming VCs, whether that’s by joining a firm or starting their own firm. As the general trend veers toward the digital transformation of healthcare, we need more women in the VC community to better leverage technology that serves women. As a VC community, we will miss out on market opportunities women need due to investors not seeing the relevance.

As part of my series about “The Five Things We Need to Do to Close the VC Gender Gap”…


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

…Carbon reduction and all the environmental benefits of moving to clean tech for transportation. With the world experiencing climate change, I feel it needs to be addressed now. Our electric vehicles are a positive move towards reducing the global CO2 output.

In recent years, Big Tech has gotten a bad rep. But of course many tech companies are doing important work making monumental positive changes to society, health, and the environment. To highlight these, we started a new interview series about “Technology Making An Important Positive Social Impact”. We are interviewing leaders of tech companies who are creating or have…


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

…When COVID-19 hit early last year, a Chilean mining company acted quickly to develop a comprehensive system to safeguard employees, including mask wearing and social distancing requirements, health screening questionnaires, and training programs. While the company had strong protocols in place, there was no efficient way to monitor compliance, identify problem areas, and track anomalies.

With Camio, they detected problem areas immediately and sent automatic, real-time alerts to authorized personnel. Interactive dashboards enabled management to see problem areas, sometimes revealing surprising areas of risk, and communicate with team members. The technology not only helped ensure the health of hundreds of…


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

Be passionate about what you do. You cannot fake passion. Without passion in aesthetics and the modern beauty world you are greatly limiting your success. Find something that excites you, whether it’s a particular type of skincare, a treatment you offer or a specific issue (such as acne or rosacea) and really focus on it. Your customers will pick up on this passion and gravitate to you. Your business will thrive and you’ll genuine enjoy what you do. Who doesn’t want to love their career?

As a part of our series about “Five Things You Need To Know To Succeed…


An Interview With Jilea Hemmings

The main issue we are solving is helping companies prioritize DEI data and equity practices so that they reduce their cost per hire and increase the speed of time-to-hire. Our customers are looking at our creative approach as an enabler to their cause. So not only are we helping organizations create job opportunities, but we are helping them fill those roles, and keep the quality talent from walking out the door after they’ve invested time and money into training them.

In recent years, Big Tech has gotten a bad rep. But of course many tech companies are doing important work…


An Interview With Jilea Hemming

Collaborate and get out there and network with other people in the Beauty industry. Don’t be afraid to try new things, you never know what a new experience will reveal or create. Figure out your brand statement and live by your brand statement.

As a part of our series about “Five Things You Need To Know To Succeed In The Modern Beauty Industry”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Keisha Bent.

Keisha Bent is a first-generation Jamaican American and founder and owner of Bent Beauty, an e-commerce beauty brand. Her lash line, Hot Gyal Lashes, was named using her Caribbean…

Jilea Hemmings

Founder Nourish + Bloom Market | Stretchy Hair Care I Author I Speaker I Eshe Consulting I Advocate For Diversity In Beauty

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