Women Of IMPACT Honoree Monique Rodriquez Has Made History With The Second Highest Financial Transaction Of A Black Owned Business When Mielle Partnered With Proctor & Gamble

2018, IMPACT Magazine honored innovator Monique Rodriquez, the CEO and cofounder of Mielle Organics. Founded in 2014 by CEO Monique Rodriguez, Mielle Organics is a popular Black-founded, woman-led global beauty brand that is rooted in natural ingredients. With a heavy emphasis on incorporating healthier ingredients as its “root to results,” Mielle Organics’ collection of beauty products is designed for Black women. Their products can be found in more than 100,000 stores across the U.S. in retailers such as Ulta Beauty, Sally Beauty, Target, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and Walmart.

According to Proctor & Gamble, P&G Beauty and Mielle Organics®, announced that it will join P&G Beauty, pending regulatory approval, further expanding access to healthy hair products and services for Black women around the world.

Founded by wife-and-husband duo Monique and Melvin Rodriguez in 2014, Mielle Organics has become a leading brand for consumers with textured hair through innovative, technology-driven products, natural ingredients, and inspirational and educational content.

Mielle will continue to be led by co-founders Monique and Melvin Rodriguez, as CEO and COO, respectively, and will operate as an independent subsidiary of P&G Beauty.

“From the moment we stepped into P&G, we saw a diverse team of leaders who share our values and vision for innovation, education and community empowerment, including several Black leaders who play a key role in the hair care and beauty businesses,” said Monique Rodriguez, co-founder and CEO.
“This partnership gives Mielle an opportunity to serve more textured hair consumers with the great products and formulas that our community loves.”

Congratulations are in order for this amazing woman of IMPACT!

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