For Black History Month, we asked a few of our Brand Ambassadors to shine a spotlight on someone, who is either #doingitfortheculture or has heavily influenced their professional space. Funny enough, they each came up with a woman, which is perfect considering International Women's Day is around the corner. 

Our Ambassadors are storytellers and social entrepreneurs, who are making an impact in their local U.S communities and throughout the Black Diaspora.

Here's what Christine said:

"As a health care professional I am proud to know that we had African-American women like MARY Mahoney paving the way for us in the health care field.  She was the first African American to study and work as a professionally trained nurse in the United States, graduating in 1879. 

As one of the first African Americans to graduate from a nursing school, I imagine she questioned her decision to go in that field. After all, healthcare comes with lots of responsibility and pressure. I am grateful she persevered. After working for several years as a private-duty nurse at Boston's New England Hospital for Women and Children, in 1878, Mahoney was admitted to the hospital's nursing program." 

We would love to engage with you; Join Christine, our other Brand Ambassadors and the rest of our tribe in our Print Rising Style & Life Lounge on FacebookYou will make new connections as you learn about new African Fashion styles and more. 

Wax & Wonder is a lifestyle brand, which utilizes vibrant African wax fabric to create apparel and accessories for women, men and children. Our items are handcrafted in Liberia, West Africa by our sister brand, Afropolitan Boutique, which was established in 2010 by our CEO and Founder Tianna Sherman-Kesselly. All of our fabrics are curated from local market women in Africa. 

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