Speakers Jennifer Ford
Jennifer Ford

Jennifer Ford is a journalist and aficionado of all things Black girl magic. She is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Jennifer is an Associate Beauty Editor at ESSENCE magazine, where she chronicles Black women’s unique approach to style and beauty.
Jennifer uses her platform to take a deep dive into issues surrounding natural hair discrimination and diversity and inclusion in the beauty industry.
She has interviewed a host of celebrities who’ve shaped Black beauty culture, including Jackie Aina, Zoe Kravitz, and Beauty Queens Cheslie Kryst, Kaliegh Garris, and Nia Franklin. She also covers must-see Black beauty moments from New York Fashion Week.  Jennifer’s published work is a celebration of Black women and our vast beauty.
And to keep up with her, you can follow her @msjenniferford on all social platforms.