Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Filter by Categories
Board Members
LOT Luminaries
Member Spotlight
News
Press & Media
Uncategorized
News

2017 National Black MBA Association® Scale-Up Pitch Challenge Winner Makes 2018 FYI: FedEx Young Innovators List

2017 National Black MBA Association<sup>®</sup> Scale-Up Pitch Challenge Winner Makes 2018 FYI: FedEx Young Innovators List

During her last semester at Harvard Business School, Atima Lui turned down a prime Silicon Valley tech job to pursue a higher purpose: improving the confidence of dark-skinned women and girls. She built her company, Nudest, around the “Nudemeter” — technology that matches a woman’s skin tone to one of 54 in its system to perfect-match products, including lingerie and hosiery. “We’re now adding a machine-learning aspect to it,” Lui says. “So it’s actually getting smarter and more accurate every time we scan someone’s skin.”

Last year, her idea drew particular interest — and investment — after she won a top prize in the National Black MBA Association Scale-Up Pitch Challenge, sponsored in part by FedEx. Access connected with Lui at her New York office to learn more about what she has up her sleeve.

Read More: http://access.van.fedex.com/atima-lui-building-business-around-color-confidence/

Leave a response