Meet Maya Penn.
You may think this photo of the eleven year old is from a dance recital, and you would be wrong. It’s from the pint sized designer’s shop on Etsy!
Maya Penn is the CEO of Maya’s Ideas, a line of handmade, environmentally conscious clothes and accessories. She recycles different fabrics and re imagines them into beautiful hats, scarves, bags, and other items.
In addition to being a businesswoman, she is a philanthropist, donating 10% of her proceeds to Atlanta area charities. She has been profiled by Forbes magazine’s list of grade school entreprenuers and interviewed by Fox Atlanta.
We see a bright future ahead of this FAB Girl!
- Black Girls Rock: 11-Year-Old Maya Penn Is A Boss! (clutchmagonline.com)
- Maya Penn, 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Designs Eco-Friendly Accessories and Clothing.. (darnellthenewsman.com)
- 11-year-old entrepreneur creates eco-friendly clothes (thegrio.com)