You Don’t Need to Know How to Code or Have a PhD to Be an Entrepreneur, Just Ask Recent UNC-Charlotte Graduate Ashleigh Thornton
Sometimes you forget that every successful venture doesn’t have to revolve around apps, software code or some complex/mind-blowing technology developed at an university. There are many real-world problems out there that don’t need to be solved by a programmer or someone with a PhD, but by anyone who (a) understands the problem and (b) is creative, driven and intelligent enough to solve the problem.
In the past, women with curly or frizzy hair prevalently used relaxers to straighten out their hair, but many began to discover the negative health effects of using such relaxers because of the harmful chemicals in the products. African-American women, who are the most avid users of relaxers, have started to embrace and promote a more natural look, which eliminated the need for chemical relaxers. Recent UNC-Charlotte graduate Ashleigh Thornton became frustrated when she couldn’t find a hair care product she liked after switching her hair to natural from a chemically-relaxed style. Continue Reading →