“The Jennifer Hudson Show” is proud to recognize Paige Graham — the founder of Paige’s Candle Co. in New York — as part of Mastercard’s Striver’s Initiative to support Black women owned small businesses. Using vegan soy wax and a blend of phthalate-free fragrances in her candles, Paige seeks to create products that contribute towards a positive and healthy lifestyle. Inspired by the art programs of her youth, Paige has donated a portion of her profits to various organizations, including one that fed the homeless during the pandemic, and has taught candle-making classes in her area. For more information, visit PaigesCandleCo.com.

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Are you a Black woman small business owner who has become a leader in your field? Mastercard and “The Jennifer Hudson Show” want to honor you and your excellence. As part of the Strivers Initiative, Mastercard seeks to spotlight and support entrepreneurs who are passionate about their business as well as their community and have a story to tell. Here at the “Jennifer Hudson Show”, we know what it means to overcome obstacles and we want to celebrate your success at JHud's house! Don’t miss out!

Learn more about our Spotlight on Strivers recipients here!

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