2021 Alumni Holiday Shopping Guide

The Wharton Black MBA Alumni Holiday Shopping Guide

Looking for some gift ideas for the loved one's in your life (or maybe a little something for yourself)?  We've created a special shopping guide to highlight the wide range of innovative products and services created by the AAMBAA/WASA Alumni Founder community.

Browse, shop, enjoy and share! 

For The Beauty Maven...

Sienna Naturals

The first dermatologist tested clean haircare line centered around kinky, coily, curly hair and formulated to repair and reverse hair and scalp damage. Owned by Issa Rae and Hannah Diop
Founder(s): Hannah Diop, WG'09

Nayko Naturals

Nayko Naturals creates natural, handcrafted, preservative-free skincare products that get back to the basics. Our holiday skincare sets provide gift options for everyone in your life!
Founder(s): Chantee Butler, WG'20


Through the use of computer vision technology, we’re redefining the way people access and approach the wig game overall. Investing in your look is a significant devotion that we don’t take lightly. That’s why we created an innovative customer experience that brings your beauty vision to life.

Founder(s): Isoken Igbinedion, WG'21 & Simone Kendle, WG’21

Caire Beauty

Caire Beauty is a clean menopausal skin care brand for women 40+ with science backed triple action Hyaluronic acid that benefits hormone impacted aging skin. 

Founder(s): Lorrie King, WG’91 & Celeste Lee, W’84

For Family Fun...

Concordia Estate Nature Park

Concordia Estate Nature Park is a uniquely endowed eco-tourism destination nestled within the tranquility of the beautiful Caribbean island of Tobago. It boasts an exciting and meandering nature trail established to promote the natural wonders of this historic estate through rainforest weddings, historic cocoa house lodging, guided hikes, ATV rides, bird watching, and more.
Founder(s): Atasha Jordan, MD, MBA WG'19 & Beverley George-Jordan, MBA

Color Noir

Color Noir is a coloring book & coloring app celebrating black culture and beauty.
Founder(s): Muoyo Okome, WG’11

For the Fashionista...


YTP Shop

YTPshop is a contemporary African-inspired fashion brand that is designed in the U.S. and ethically handcrafted by female artisans in Nigeria.
Founder(s): Yinka Taiwo-Peter, WG’20


Olori offers gorgeous, Africa-inspired handbags that showcase the beauty of African culture whilst empowering women. Incorporating traditional fabrics into modern design, our products invite women all over the world to experience the beauty and culture of Africa with an emphasis on craftsmanship, heritage, and legacy.
Founder(s): Tomide Awe, WG’17

It's Made To Order (IMO)

A platform for creators of fashion and lovers of fashion, on IMO, you can create and find the styles you want. We believe that fashion is about play and discovery and your style is what YOU define it to be. So we invite you to play and create on IMO and discover your personal style.

Founder(s): Udochi Nwogu, WG’11

For the Foodie...

BoCa Flavor

BoCa Flavor takes a modern approach to traditional Caribbean seasoning, fusing staple ingredients from the islands to curate everyday blends to liven up your kitchen.
Founder(s): Jelece Morris, WG '19 & Suzanne Delica


Fudena aims to become America’s first chain of fast-casual West African restaurants. At Fudena, you can customize your bowls full of familiar grains, veggies, proteins, and stews while still getting a taste of West Africa.

Founder(s): Ruth Nakaar, WG'20


With small, convenient portions that satisfy your sweet tooth as well as your nostalgia, your dessert game just got a makeover. Grab a spoon, a friend, your favorite Dimi, and enjoy. 

Founder(s): Jeff Aziakou, WG'17

Healthy Inspired Cook

You have more power than you think to improve the cooking experience, or at the very least, make it more inviting. Give yourself the right “power tools” to make cooking faster, easier and more enjoyable.  Even better, gift yourself with tools that save money and space and bring delight!    

Founder(s): Kadia Lawrence, WG'09


We offer gourmet chocolates made with natural ingredients sourced directly from Haitian farmers and handcrafted in Haiti by women.

Get a taste of Haiti for the holidays!

Founder(s): Corinne Joachim Sanon, WG'11

The Winedown Shop

Goods & Gadgets to Winedown offers a box for everyone who needs to "Wine Down" and relax.
Are you a wine enthusiast and looking for the next really cool thing to stand out at your next at home wine tasting.
Get unique gorgeous wares delivered to you, perfect for gifting or for your own enjoyment.
Relax, Let Go, and Winedown.

Founder(s): Jai Jai Ramsey Greenfield, W'94

Mocktail Club

Mocktail Club is perfect for people who want a healthier lifestyle and alternative to alcohol but still want the kick. Mocktail Club is excited to build a platform of better-for-you non-alcoholic beverages for the sober curious and mindful drinkers, with the added benefits of prebiotics and antioxidants

Founder(s): Pauline Idogho, WG’10