Nana Addison is a Ghanaian-German entrepreneur and CEO who founded CURL Agency, a Berlin-based international brand communications and consulting agency, CURL Con, a festival aiming to bring diversity to the cosmetics, fashion, and entertainment industries, and Styleindi, a mobile app matching ethnically diverse customers with fitting hair and beauty professionals. Nana advocates for diversity and inclusivity in the tech industry and has worked with clients such as Coca Cola, Nike, YouTube, and TED. She has been featured in publications such as Bloomberg, Vogue, and Business Insider, and is committed to empowering future leaders in her field. Nana is also the Chair of her Co-Founder NGO CURL Vision and teaches as a guest professor at the SAE Institute.
Nana Addison is a Ghanaian-German entrepreneur, brand strategist, and CEO. She is the founder and CEO of CURL Agency, a Berlin-based international brand communications and consulting agency, and CURL Con, a festival that aims to bring more diversity to the cosmetics, fashion, and entertainment industries by highlighting the work and talent of black professionals and talent in the ecosystem. She is also the founder and CEO of Styleindi, a mobile app that matches ethnically diverse customers with fitting hair and beauty professionals through unique AI automation.
Nana is a vocal advocate for making the tech industry more diverse and inclusive. Her interdisciplinary expertise and international experience have proven critical and valuable to clients like Coca Cola, Nike, YouTube, and TED. Nana is the strategist behind some of your favorite brand activations, director of exciting experience event and live music formats and was recently announced as one of Europe's Top 10 rising Black tech & beauty entrepreneurs.
Nana has been featured in several publications such as Bloomberg, Vogue, Business Insider, ZEIT, INDIE, VICE, and I-D. Her life motto is "If it’s on your mind, it’s worth making it reality." Despite her busy schedule, Nana remains adamant about contributing to a more conscious and inclusive world by empowering future leaders in her field. Since 2021, Nana is the Chair of her Co-Founder NGO CURL Vision and teaches as a guest professor at the SAE Institute in the BA for Music Business Management. Nana Addison is a real modern-day renaissance woman.
Nana Addison's vision is to create a more diverse and inclusive world, particularly in the tech, beauty, and entertainment industries. She believes that everyone, regardless of their background, should have the opportunity to succeed and be recognized for their talents and contributions.
Through CURL Con, Nana aims to highlight the work and talent of black professionals in these industries and bring more diversity to the forefront. By showcasing diverse perspectives and experiences, she hopes to inspire change and promote inclusivity in these fields.
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