Her Agenda x AlleyNYC Present: Creating A Successful Business From Scratch featuring Miko Branch, co-founder and CEO of Miss Jessie’s

May 14, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – May 14, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
AlleyNYC - 17th floor
500 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10018



Miko Branch along with her sister Titi Branch successfully launched Miss Jessie’s hair care products – famously known as a pioneering brand in the world of natural hair. Now, Branch has opened up in her book titled “Miss Jessie’s – Creating A Successful Business From Scratch, Naturally” about how she and her sister did it. Branch’s goal is for this book to serve as a blueprint for entrepreneurs to “make waves in any industry.” She opens the book with the idea that “you don’t need money to transform an industry. You don’t even need privileges or contacts.”


  • 6:30- 7:15pm ….Pre-panel reception (includes refreshments along with desserts provided by AssataBakes. Books will also be on sale.)
  • 7:15pm – 7:45pm ……..Conversation with Miko Branch moderated by Her Agenda
  • 7:45pm – 8:00pm ……Questions from the audience
  • 8:00-pm-9:00pm………… Book signing & post-event networking

MEDIA INFORMATION: The event will be open to the media, however there is limited space. If you are media and would like to cover this event please RSVP to the link http://goo.gl/forms/7geWqqhK9j.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail from Her Agenda closer to the event date. Please note, your media accreditation is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email from us.

About Miko Branch:

Miko Branch


Miko Branch is the co-founder and CEO of Miss Jessie’s LLC. She is celebrated for transforming the hair-care industry by pioneering an entirely new category of products specifically for natural and curly hair. She was featured on the cover of Women’s Wear Dailyand appeared on the cover ofBeauty Inc.as a trailblazer, and Ebony listed her as one of its Power 100 Innovators and Influencers. She has also been honored by New York University and Delta Sigma Theta for her entrepreneurship. Miss Jessie’s award-winning products have been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine,Teen Vogue, Redbook, Essence, Allure Latina, and other publications. She lives in New York with her son.

  • http://missjessies.com/
  • https://twitter.com/Miss_Jessies
  • https://www.facebook.com/missjessiesfans


About the moderator:

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Rhonesha (N.E.S.H.A) Byng is the founder of  HerAgenda.com, an inspiration and information hub for millennial women. Dubbed a tech tastemaker by Clutch Magazine, and featured by publications including Black Enterprise, Cosmopolitan.com, and Seventeen Mag, she has been lauded for her work in journalism by the Associated Press, NYABJ and The Kauffman Foundation. Her Agenda has also been featured by Forbes for being one of 100 Best Websites for Women as well as one of 10 Best Sites for Millennial Women.

Special thanks to:

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Rhonesha Byng

About Rhonesha Byng

Rhonesha is the founder of HerAgenda.com. She resides in New York City and works as a journalist and an entrepreneur.
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