Grace Fooden is an African American businesswoman with over three decades of experience as a merchant, general manager and brand innovator. Grace is on a mission to inspire the next generation of POC business executives and creatives. She is on the board of advisors at Cal Poly Pomona’s Apparel, Merchandising and Marketing division and is a guest mentor at Otis College of Art and Design and the Fashion Design department of Long Beach University.
As a black female founder, how are you celebrating diversity at biophile? I take time to share my journey with students at local junior colleges. I hope to inspire them to think outside the box about their career.
Why is it important that we celebrate Black History Month? We have to honor the contributions of African Americans in society that have been overlooked!
Who are some African American leaders that have inspired you? Innovation in science holds a special place in my heart. Harold Amos was a microbiologist and the first African American department chair at Harvard Medical school.
Biophile is a new generation of biologically advanced, sustainable skincare that works to balance the microbiome, activate the skin’s regenerative abilities and strengthen skin barrier function. Biophile’s breakthrough trio of products—Root Bionic Refining Essence, award-winning Bio-Shroom Rejuvenating Serum, and Bio Barrier Nourishing Oil—feed the skin with probiotic bacteria and botanicals, fungi and superfoods to boost skin immunity and hydration, increase cellular energy, reduce wrinkles and pigmentation, and increase smoothness.
Take your time or you will look desperate. The girl will not want to leave with the guy who is looking for easy prey.
The girl must show a reciprocal interest. A shy gaze, a smile, raised eyebrows, and a willingness to flirt sexually are great signals. You are well on your way to success if she purses or licks her lips, strokes her hair or body in no uncertain terms, or accentuates her seductive curves.