During her junior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, social impact entrepreneur Caitlyn Kumi launched Miss EmpowHer. 

Miss EmpowHer envisions a world where women of all shades and shapes feel sexy, confident, and empowered. We hope to bring the world one step closer to our vision by celebrating confidence, body positivity, and inclusivity. 

At Miss EmpowHer, we believe that women accomplish amazing things when we support each other. We use our social media platforms to promote and empower talented women of all shades and shapes and provide personalized professional development for young women through our remote internship program. 

Miss EmpowHer also takes pride in giving back. Miss EmpowHer creates opportunities for women by sourcing their waist beads from woman small business owners in Ghana and through their Women Supporting Women Fundraising Initiative. 

Caitlyn has worked hard to create a brand that fulfils its mission of empowering and supporting women of all shades and shapes. Don’t forget to follow us on social media and sign up for our listserv to stay up to date with our latest announcements and releases- We promise, you won’t want to miss it! 



Caitlyn Kumi is a social impact entrepreneur that strives to empower women and share the beauty of her African heritage. During her junior year at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Caitlyn founded Miss EmpowHer, a women empowerment fashion-lifestyle brand that celebrates and speaks to sexy, confident, and empowered women. The company’s signature product is their beautiful handmade Ghanaian waist beads which helps women embrace their femininity and promotes body positivity. She created a brand and culture that authentically values giving back and making a positive impact in the lives of women. Miss EmpowHer maintains a focus on giving back in a meaningful way through their Women Supporting Women Initiatives and creating jobs for women in Ghana.