Maude Okrah is an entrepreneur who is passionate about bringing solutions to underserved markets. She has over 10 years of experience working in strategy with startups and
Fortune 500 companies. She is co founder and President of BBR (Black Beauty Roster). Black Beauty Roster is a digital DE&I platform that connects the TV, Film & Editorial world with hairstylists and makeup artists trained in textured hair and darker complexions while also increasing education around textured hair and darker complexions to the industry at large. BBR has worked with industry-leading companies like Warner Bros Discovery, Walt Disney, L’Oreal, NYFW, and IMG. She has been featured in Forbes, Inc, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Allure, Insider and more. She is also the owner of Beauty Expense – an app that helps creatives manage their expenses and business.
She received the Women’s Ceiling Crashers award from AT&T. She has been appointed Commissioner