BBW MEMBER INTERVIEW: Ivy Lawson, Entrepreneur/Engineer, Founder & CEO of Logwood Company, LLC dba Ivyees “Everything Honey”

What is your name?

Ivy Lawson

What is your occupation?

Entrepreneur/Engineer

What is your business name?

How long have you been a Boston Business Women’s Member?

Less than a year

What is your instagram handle?

@ivyees

What is your linked in URL?

Were you born and raised in Boston? If not, what brought you here?

Yes.

Tell us more about your job or company and what led you to your career?

We sell raw honey and personal care products for the hair, skin and oral care made with raw honey as one of the core ingredient.

What would your clients say about you and your company?

My customers would say I'm open and honest abut my products. I'm knowledgeable about the ingredients that goes into the products. They admire my bravery for leaving a career as an engineer to pursue my passion of bee keeping and developing products for healthier living. They would say I have created a company and culture that aligns with my core values, which is to become the soil for the seed I want to grow. Black people represents 13.2% of the total population in the USA, but 23.8% of the poverty population. My company is aiming to help to change that by building growth, and legacy wealth in the black community.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

What is to be will be, no need to spend time worrying.

What is currently your favorite book?

The half has never been told by Edward Baptist

What is your secret weapon? An app, a tool, a organization method, anything?! (Can be a personal or professional life tool)

Get over it quickly.

What is your most recent WIN? How are you slaying it in your career or business?

Getting to the C200 program at Babson. I'm not giving up regardless of the disappointments or failure.

What advice would you give to your younger self?

You live in a country that will not always treat you fairly because of the color of your skin, be prepared and know the proper way to react.

How do you enjoy your free time?

I love to travel. Research ingredients. I spend a lot of time at the library. I love the smell of old books.

What is something that not many people know about you?

I was on the People's Court.

No Comments
Leave a Comment:

})(jQuery)