Obama appoints Dermalogica Founder as entrepreneurial ambassador

Jane Wurwand has been appointed as an ambassador by President Obama at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Jane Wurwand, the Founder of skin care brand Dermalogica, has been appointed as an ambassador by President Obama at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Wurwand is described as the “chief visionary” of the premium skin care brand, which in June last year was acquired by Unilever.

Now a Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) initiative member, Wurwand will be involved in designing Signature Entrepreneurship Initiatives that aim to inspire business owners and founders, and give them access to investors both in the US and abroad.

Starting out in the skin care industry as a skin therapist, Wurwand went on to found the The International Dermal Institute (IDI), a small classroom in Marine del Ray, California. Today IDI has 37 locations and a gold-standard in postgraduate skin and body therapy training.

Wurwand is also the Founder of Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship (FITE), which supports female entrepreneurs and helps them gain access to small business loans and resources.

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