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Jan 18, 2021

Courtney Stewart is the Founder and CEO of LipRevolt, a cosmetics brand specializing in lipstick that promotes social activism. Through LipRevolt, Courtney aims to inspire people to fight for what they believe in and to speak up for others. LipRevolt donates 15 percent of its net profits to organizations that support women’s rights, civil rights, and LGBTQ rights. Courtney started her career in public service after receiving her BA in Political Science from Spelman College and MS in Terrorism and Homeland Security Policy from American University.

Content Warning: This episode contains mentions of sexual assault and abuse, and an incident of racism and violence.

During this episode, you will hear Courtney talk about:

  • How her personal experiences, the #metoo movement and the importance of using your voice inspired the creation of LipRevolt 
  • Why she decided to support nonprofits with her own business' profits
  • How she learned to run a beauty business as a newcomer to the beauty industry
  • Her future plans for LipRevolt, and why the month of March is significant to her

Find out more about LipRevolt on LipRevolt.com, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. If there is a nonprofit that you want to see LipRevolt support, you can message your recommendation to the Instagram account.

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