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Bridging the Gap of Universality

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This week, Rebecca Allen, Co-Founder and CEO of Helix Hair Labs—a brand focused on innovative hair tools and silk hair accessories that promote the health of your hair—shares her views on hair wellness, the evolution of her story as an entrepreneur from footwear to beauty, and the value of having a dynamic career. Rebecca gives insight into the pivot from her liberal arts background, to her foray into finance, and how business school ultimately helped her bridge the gap between the creative and operations side of her business. She also highlights the beauty of partnership with co-founders and dives into the importance of expanding the conversation rather than segmenting communities.


Bio: Rebecca is the founder of Helix Hair Labs, making tools and products for the future of hair wellness, Prior to Helix, Rebecca launched Rebecca Allen, Inc. a footwear brand now sold in major retailers. The brand has been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Fortune, CNBC, among others, and has been worn by incredible women all over the world.


Rebecca is a graduate of Columbia Business School and Williams College, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Yosef Johnson, two children and a cat.


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“For me, I’m always trying to expand the conversation. And with hair tools, what is true, is that there’s much more universality.”


Tune in to learn more from Rebecca Allen and Kendra! 




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