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Wendy Turner Miller is changing the landscape for professional Black women in a predominantly male arena. The feisty 5-foot-5-inch lady lawyer turned successful industrial waste management professional, is a pioneer in the field going where few women have ventured before. As a burgeoning player in the waste management industry, the CEO and president of Superior Innovative Solutions says the secret to her success is to “Believe in yourself and know that you are your own driving force. Push past the fear of the unknown and dream big.

By Megan Kirk Actor and comedian Chris Rock released a film in 2009 centered around Black women and the beauty industry. Taking a closer look at the relationship between Black women and their hair, the film “Good Hair” uncovered truths about the significant role Black women play in the multibillion-dollar industry. It also helped to highlight the versatility of Black hair and why Black women dominate the hair and beauty business. In 2019, Essence magazine reported that African Americans spend $1.2 trillion each year on hair and that number