Aaja Corinne, a Chicago-native, is a graduate of Joseph Business School and Columbia College Chicago, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in fashion studies. She is a contributor to EBONY Magazine and BlackDoctor.org. She has been featured on WVON 1690 AM and also Sprite P.O.U.R. (Purveyors of Urban Reality) Reports, where she was dubbed “the ultimate fashion and branding guru in Chicago.”
Aaja Corinne garners her business savvy from nearly a decade in the fashion retail industry, having worked for top-tier companies such as Neiman Marcus, Coach, and Nike. Throughout her career, Aaja Corinne has serviced a growing list of notables including Grammy award-winning artist Babyface; ABC news anchor Cheryl Burton; America’s Next Top Model Cycle 17 contestant Bianca Golden; media personalities Demi Lobo and Loni Swain; and Illinois State Senator Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins, 5th District. In addition, she has credits as assistant stylist in “Standout Style: The Shopping + Style Guide for Real Women,” the 2012 debut release from award-winning wardrobe coach and owner of Standout Style Boutique, Tamika Maria Price. Most recently, Aaja Corinne served a brief stint in corporate marketing as the Associate Brand/Social Media Manager of Fashion Fair Cosmetics.
As part of her personal mission to inspire, impact, and influence, Aaja Corinne created the She’s In Color Women Empowerment Campaign (SIC). SIC dispelled the negative images of women in media by highlighting women of substance and creating a platform for them to shine. Through social events, open forums, community service projects, and the personal manifestos of real women blended with vibrant photography, SIC equipped women with inspiration, motivation, knowledge, and resources for their personal journeys. Currently, Aaja Corinne empowers her “game changer” community through a weekly broadcast on Periscope, #MaximizeMondays.
With an eye for all things beautiful and a focus on empowering her community, Aaja Corinne has created a brand that allows others to enrich their lives, conquer new territories, and commit to being great on purpose.