WOMAN ON FIRE HONOREE
Merlyn Elbourne James, Salon Owner & Make Up Artist
PASSIONATE – DEDICATED – PROBLEM SOLVER
Coming from Trinidad and Tobago I owned a boutique, a beauty salon, and modelling school. My hobbies are dancing, travelling, and shopping. I’m a dedicated stepmother to three children and one biological daughter and a granddaughter. I Give to charitable organizations. In the GTA women’s shelters and feed the homeless.
In my Teacher Cosmetologist role… I have over 20 year’s progressive experience with an exceptional track record, of my students’ achievements both Local and Provincial
Being a strong dedicated leader with excellent communication, and problem-solving skills. I could motivate and work collaboratively other educators, parent, and students to establish and promote an active and relevant learning environment.
As a business owner I have a salon where I work with clients on a one and one basis 99% black hair that’s my passion. My addition to this is I carry a line of natural organic, anti aging products for all skin- types, selling hair care, body care, skincare, and cosmetics. It called Senegence products. Every antiaging foundation or colour correcting tinted moisturiser sold, all sales go back to a foundation. It’s called The MakeSense Foundation which gives scholarships and help women and children in need. The company is in 6 countries, and I am my own distributor.
I am one of two leaders in Leadership Diversity for SeneGence. representing Canada Having a voice an input on getting the right colours for black skin.
I have numerous recognitions from the Company. My website and Distributor ID #699441
Sisterhood of powerful women working towards the same goals