In this edition of Founders month, let's begin with the "WHO." I am a seasoned leader, educator and doctoral student dropout turned entrepreneur that decided to ditch conventional methods, to disrupt and diversify the toy industry.
After years of frustration on how history was taught in education systems and given the lack of diversity in the toy industry, I dropped out of my doctorate program to focus on solutions. Bevy & Dave was soon born to develop self-leadership skills in pre-school- elementary age students and own the narrative on Black History.
My unique and unconventional work has been featured on Fox News and numerous media platforms, local and national. Within my first exhibition year, my flagship toy, the “History Makers Puzzle Block Set (HMPBS),” was a finalist for Toy of the Year Award, Rookie category, and is the winner of the 2018 Product of the Year Award by Creative Child Magazine and the 2018 Family Choice Award. You can find the hashtagHMPBS in retailers including museums, historic sites, and toy stores.