Yana is the director of Yana Cosmetic Ltd, A company she started in 2001.
An award winning make up brand designed to fulfill the diversity needs of women especially those with extremely light or dark skin.
Providing, skincare and makeup and beauty tutorials online and the UK’s only Independent Premium make up line.
European Federation of Black Women Businesses Owners, 2003
Mahogany Brides, 2004
British Female Inventors & innovators Award, 2005, http://www.bfiin.com/award_2005.htm
Beat The Boss Children’s enterprise TV show
BET it’s my thing – Featured entrepreneur
London Tonight feature
Sunday Times http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/career_and_jobs/article5162672.ece
The Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2005/may/14/features.weekend1
Redefining BME Communities – Report by 1London
The Voice Newspaper
Blacknet.co.uk BAME online editor/adviser
FIRST’S or Only
1ST Independent premium brand makeup company in UK
International exhibitor at Black Expo
Beauty Editor at Blacknet.co.uk
1st Independent premium brand make up in Allders, Croydon
1st Independent premium brand make up in Morley’s Brixton
1st Independent premium brand make up in James Selby’s North London
Company: YANA LTD
Position Held: BAME (Black Asian and ethnic Minority Women) Consultant Started 2008
A company who’s ethos is all about economic development and empowerment for the BAME Community.
Providing, public speaking, workshops, seminars, creative intellectual property such as music and video and sub brands used to empower, inspire and motivate the BAME community.
Catford Girls Year 6 pampering workshop & training
Whole school assemblies
Children’s (skill building) gospel choir
Black history month filmed discussion 08 ‘The history of Make up’
Black History workshop 09 – Love the way you look
Black history seminar 09 – what I learned from hip Hop
Black History seminar 09 – Entrepreneurship
YMCA – Vulnerable your women make up workshop
Camden Council – Vulnerable group esteem workshop
Yana make up rep programme with training sessions
Winners-The British Library http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=4_LcSzG2-bI
Black Expo 08 Virginia USA British Delegate for business
Black Expo 09 Virginia USA British delegate & honored guest http://www.blackpagesusaonline.com
The Outpouring – NTCG Public Speaker http://www.theoutpouring.org/yana-johnson
Women’s Ministry – NTCG workshop facilitator
Yana is a make your Mark Ambassador who speaks on Enterprise issues within the community.
SPECIFIC TARGET AREA OF WORK
Women’s’ cultural limitations and communication of needs issues
Self esteem and morale building
Single mum’s issues
Mixed race women and cultural inheritance and awareness
Cultural awareness for black and white communities
Enterprise, branding and PR and start ups advice
Music specific creative industries for women
Creative writing for women
BSc Environmental Control 2:2
BTEC Dip Business & Finance
City & Guilds Dip Music technology
IAB Dip Bookkeeping
Tenacity to lead, radical, ambitious, creative, resourceful. Visible excellence and flexibility to deliver to
audiences with impact.
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