How I built a billion dollar business
Janice Bryant Howroyd went from living in the segregated south of the US to becoming the first African-American woman to run a billion dollar company.
Janice Bryant Howroyd became the first African-American woman to build a billion dollar business. Growing up in the segregated south of the US, she struggled to find a good job so she launched her own human resources company. It was a decision that would add her name to the history books.
Janice has published a book about her experiences called 'Acting Up.'
Presenter: Emily Webb
Producer: Katy Takatsuki
Picture: Janice Bryant Howroyd
Credit: Lioncrest Publishing