Nailah's Shea in the News
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Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Minority Business Person of the Year - April 2018
Voted by Customers, Peers, and Social Media Followers
In 2018, one of Camilia's peers and mentors nominated Camilia for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s Minority Business Person of the Year. Humbled by this nomination, Camilia went about seeking votes from her customers, peers, and social media family -- let’s call them our tribe. After three weeks of online voting, Camilia was announced the winner. (Read more here)
Fedex Small Business Grant Top 100 Finalist - April 2019
Voted by Customers and Fedex as a Grant Finalist
Nailah's Shea entered the FedEx Small Business Grant competition, another platform that required my tribe’s (customers and peers) support. Despite hearing about and entering the 4-month long competition during its last two weeks, we were able to create a video and profile about Nailah’s Shea and attract enough votes and attention from FedEx to be invited among the top 100 small businesses nationally. (View the video here)
Peers also nominated Nailah's Shea for the 2019 Ernst & Young Small Business of the Year award for the Southeast Region where we were selected among finalists for the region.
Nailah's Shea at eBay HQ - May 2019
eBay HQ Global Leadership Summit
CEO and founder Camilia Majette sharing Nailah's Shea small business e-Commerce experience at the eBay HQ Global Leadership Summit. Camilia was one of 2 U.S. businesses selected by eBay to speak to eBay's leadership cohort.
With Nailah's Shea selection by the City of Greensboro to participate in eBay's Greensboro NC 12-month Retail Revival program, Camilia spoke about the challenges and opportunities small businesses face.
Essence Festival Beauty Carnival - July 2019
Accepted into the Exclusive Beauty Carnival
Nailah's Shea applied and was invited to the 2019 Essence Festival Beauty Carnival. The Beauty Carnival is an exclusive segment that brings together major national brands and influencers in the beauty industry.
Nailah's Shea was able to showcase a full range of well-received beauty skincare products.
MyFox8 Bob Buckley Show Feature - September 2017
Former pharmacy tech starts organic skincare business
“Good morning, how are you doing?” shouts Camilia Majette, from across the aisle at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market. She is greeting yet another returning customer – once they try her products, they tend to stay – on a typical Saturday morning.
CEO and Founder, Camilia, shares her story on what inspired her to start Nailah's Shea.
myFox8 Interview with Natalie Wilson - December 2019
GAP YEARS TO DISCOVER YOURSELF, FIND MORE MEANINGFUL CAREERS
...Camilia Majette started her professional career working part-time as a pharmacy technician but says her heart wasn’t in it.
“Seeing how I was helping to dispense some of these medications that I knew had these terrible side effects, it was something that I said I wanted to really be able to not have to do and go in a more holistic direction,” Majette said.
CEO and Founder, Camilia, talks about her journey and taking time for self-improvement as an important career development process.
Spectrum News Interview with Chelsea Floyd - February 2020
Mother Creates Products to Help Kids With Eczema
A local entrepreneur is using her business to help her children and the community.
Camilia Majette, CEO and founder of Nailah’s Shea, created her all natural beauty and body care line to help heal and soothe her kids' eczema. She said her journey through entrepreneurship is her way of giving back to the community.
“What we’re using on our bodies really effects our skin internally because our skin is the largest organ on our body,” said Majette. “So that’s why I chose to use only organic ingredients."
CEO and Founder, Camilia, talks about her business and passion as a way of giving back to the community.
WFMY News 2 Interview with Adaure Achumba - September 2020
North Carolina Folk Festival Goes Virtual
The show goes on for the North Carolina Folk Festival. The second day of the now virtual event kicked off Saturday evening. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the folk festival has gone off the streets and on to screens, and organizers and vendors have had to adapt...
..."We're going through this pandemic, that was not expected, but we've all had to be able to adapt to the situation, whether we like it or not," said Camilia Majette of Greensboro...
...Majette was one of 30 local vendors featured and the promotion will extend through the holiday.
YES! Weekly Article Discussing a New Local Talent - February 2017
Local Talent: Camilia Majette - Handmade for a Cause
CEO and Founder, Camilia, discusses her personal and professional growth as an upcoming local entrepreneur in Greensboro.
Made in GSO article discussing Camilia's ethos for natural skincare - July 2017
"Have faith. Faith in your higher power, and faith in yourself."
"The herbs are from her father’s garden and the Greensboro Farmer’s Curb Market. The palm oil is sustainable. The raw shea butter is fair trade, from West Africa.
That’s the way Camilia Majette likes it – only the best ingredients...
"I am Unashamed" Article Discussing Camilia's Journey into natural skincare entrepreneurship - August 2018
The Beauty of Mother Nature
"I am Unashamed" is a quarterly magazine about testimonies of power and perseverance from individuals who are not afraid of what the world may think of them, because the greater good of saving their fellow brother or sister is worth more to them than what the world may think.
CEO and Founder, Camilia, discusses her personal and professional growth as she embarked on her journey to establishing Nailah's Shea.
The Riveter Article discussing work-life balance, growing with eBay, and supporting local businesses
Work-Life Balance, eBay Hacks, and the Value of Shopping Small
“I’d say my most important advice for other small business owners is to be persistent and know when to ask for help. If you don’t ask for help, then how can anyone help you?”
Camilia joins two other exceptional women small business founders to discuss their approaches to work-life balance, thriving on eBay, and supporting local businesses in this online article.
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