After college, Anika joined one of the world’s leading fashion-retail companies at its earliest stages in the U.S. Less than three years later she developed into a District-level Manager overseeing New England, Upstate New York, and Mid-Atlantic locations. Anika's personal mission, work experience, along with travels to various countries within Africa, Central America, Asia, and Europe, developed her understanding of community service, customer service, and design. In 2012 she launched her first entrepreneurial endeavor, Nubian Hueman serving as the Owner and Chief Curator. Nubian Hueman is a social enterprise that specializes in sourcing and curating unique goods, fashion, and art by designers representing the global Diaspora. We have partnered with close to 400 artists and designers, from 6 different continents, and over 25 countries. We have been awarded for our social impact work, honored by former Pres. Obama, voted DC's best boutique, highlighted in the Washington Post along with various major publications, news outlets, and radio stations.
About Nubian Hueman
Nubian Hueman is a catalyst for culture, community, and the development of the creative economy by connecting the consumer to independent artists from across the world. We bring popular culture, and fair-trade to a modern brand experience by serving as a means to promote collective interaction, community development, and global responsibility through a fresh and artistic platform.
We are a social enterprise that specializes in sourcing and curating unique goods, fashion, and art by designers representing the global Diaspora. We break the myth that artists cannot live through their creative abilities which drives us to change the narrative of design around the world. Our success has been in partnering with close to 400 artists and designers, from 6 different continents, and over 25 countries. We are the only digital and brick-and-mortar with 99% of it's products made and purchased by people of color. Essentially we are the link that binds creative sustainability and international commerce.