Aileen is an Environmental Engineering undergraduate student starting her 4th year in Fall 2020. She’s also taking the Entrepreneurship Option and founded BeBlended.
When Aileen Agada moved to the Waterloo region, she found it next to impossible to find a salon that catered to Black women. The experience inspired the engineering student to found BeBlended, an online platform that connects Black women with hairstylists. Agada got her start with the support of GreenHouse, Waterloo’s entrepreneurship program for social ventures. She was also recently selected to be part of Canada’s Next36 program, a prestigious program for Canada’s most entrepreneurial undergrads. To continue reading this story click here.