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How Maya Madsen’s Vegan Cookies Went From Farmers’ Markets to the National Spotlight

How Maya Madsen’s Vegan Cookies Went From Farmers’ Markets to the National Spotlight

Tune in to Episode 211 of the Happy Half Hour podcast Marie Tutko Welcome back to the Happy Half Hour! We’re excited to have Maya Madsen, the founder of Maya's Cookies, on the show this week. Maya’s Cookies is a line of soft-baked cookies that are completely vegan but also popular with non-vegans. Maya founded the company in 2015 when she couldn't find any vegan cookies that she liked, so she started baking her own. Today, her company is the No. 1 Black-owned gourmet vegan cookie company in the country. The cookies are available online and ship nationally, and she opened her first retail store...

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8 Black Women Business Owners on Their Best Career Advice

8 Black Women Business Owners on Their Best Career Advice

Marilyn Loden coined the phrase “glass ceiling” in 1978, but more than 40 years later, that invisible barrier to success that many women — and particularly women of color — face in their careers is still, unfortunately, an ongoing issue. As we inch closer to equity becoming the norm one day, it’s important in the meantime to continue to lift up minority voices and spotlight their journeys to strengthen the movement. Read on to celebrate a few of these Black women who have overcome adversity to start their own companies and learn from the challenges they’ve faced, plus the career...

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ULTIMATE VEGANUARY GIVEAWAY CALENDAR (USA)

ULTIMATE VEGANUARY GIVEAWAY CALENDAR (USA)

‘Tis the season for giveaways! All throughout January, brands will be offering chances to win great vegan products to make your Veganuary fun and easy including Maya's Cookies! Here is our guide to the giveaways happening during Veganuary 2021. Follow the accounts mentioned so you don’t miss your chance to enter (psst even if you’re not the lucky winner this time, many of these brands are offering Special Offers to take advantage of throughout the month too). Good luck!

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Things to Do in San Diego at a Distance in January

Things to Do in San Diego at a Distance in January

The can’t-miss virtual and socially distanced events of the month

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