The New York Times, August 2020

I want the conversation around supporting women of color as entrepreneurs and founders to become the mainstream conversation.

“When Lauren Maillian joined the New York Sports Club in Harlem, her intention was to work out. Robert Palmer had the same desire.

In January 2017 that goal changed for both.

“I had seen Lauren around. She’s one of the few women who lifted weights and she was stunning,” said Mr. Palmer, 30, the owner of Be Exceptional Fitnessa fitness and wellness business…”

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