Just out last month – Against All Odds: From the Projects to the Penthouse is the memoir of Mahisha Dellinger who decided to alter her life for the better.
For Mahisha Dellinger, life in the rough streets of Sacramento, California was paving the way for a lifetime of poverty, despair and dysfunction. But while criminals ran rampant, gangs took over, and her own relatives chose drugs over dreams, Mahisha knew she was destined for something greater. Rewriting her story. Determined to write a different ending to her story, Mahisha set out to alter her destiny, through college and hard work. But her dreams were bigger than just a 9-5 job and she worked tirelessly to pursue her passion of owning her own hair care business. That dedication and commitment has paid off as Mahisha’s company, CURLS LLC, is one of the leading natural hair care companies in the country. Against All Odds chronicles Mahisha’s journey from the projects to the penthouse, how she overcame an impoverished beginning to lead a life of wealth, privilege and success….doing a job she loves. Complete with success tips to process in your own life, Against All Odds will show you how to turn your tragedy into triumph, no matter what the odds.
About the Author
In 2002 Mahisha Dellinger left Corporate America to follow her passion. She launched CURLS, an award winning line of organic hair care products for women and girls with natural waves, curls and kinks. She singlehandedly built a strong demand for her brand and Target, Sally Beauty, Wal-Mart and CVS came knocking at her door. CURLS has been featured in a host of beauty publications including InStyle, Essence, Glamour, Ebony, Juicy, Redbook, Lucky, Seventeen, Vibe, Black Enterprise, Elle, Modern Salon, Woman’s World, Parents and a host of other hair and salon trade publications.