Business & Careers

Meet Multi-Billion Dollar Entrepreneur – Janice Bryant Howroyd

BY Natalie Ellis

Ready to learn from a multi-billion dollar female entrepreneur? We are so excited to introduce you to Janice Bryant Howroyd – Billionaire Businesswoman, Successful Entrepreneur, Educator, Ambassador, Author, Mentor, and Presidential Special Appointee.

That’s just the start when it comes to Janice’s credentials. She’s also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The ActOne Group, a global leader providing customized cutting edge solutions in the human resources industry. Janice is also currently #39 on Forbes list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Like a true #bossbabe! 

Janice was also the first Black woman to own and operate a billion‐dollar company and has received the Black Enterprise’s Business of the Year award. Oh, and to top it off… Janice was appointed as a USA Ambassador of Energy at the White House in 2013.

To say Janice is unapologetically ambitious would be the understatement of the century. Her personal mantra is to “Never compromise who you are personally to become who you wish to be professionally.” She owns this statement and lives it day to day in her many business ventures, and she’s an amazing model for what it means to be authentic and ambitious along your journey of entrepreneurship and business. 

Janice is an incredibly talented, passionate, and fierce business mentor and provides a tremendous amount of expertise and insight for helping new business owners thrive in their niché and stand out from the crowd. 

How would you love to get Janice’s feedback on your business and how to take it to a whole new level? Yep, that’s an opportunity to get mentorship from a powerful billionaire businesswoman! 

We are thrilled to announce that Janice Howroyd is one of the judges in our ELLE x BossBabe #PitchYourBiz Competition, where you’ll have the chance to win $15K in cash, business courses, and more! 

Do you have a business idea or a start-up business you know will crush it? Click here to learn more about our #PitchYourBiz competition and enter today. Good luck!

Listen to our Podcast Episode with Janice Howroyd to learn more about how she went from secretary to billion-dollar business owner.


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