Dawn Dickson has been an innovator since she was in the single digits. When she was in the fourth grade, she created her first invention: a self-cleaning diaper. The rest was a herstory full of firsts, business ventures and millions of dollars.
Since 2001, the Columbus, Ohio native has founded four businesses. When there was no such thing as social media, she created UrbanStarr, a website of curated content of social and community events, networking opportunities and entertainment in the Columbus metro area.
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Story excerpt provided by Madame Noire.
Written by Tanay Hudson.
Originally published November 15, 2020.