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Tennis Icon Venus Williams Reveals Her Biggest Hurdle As An Entrepreneur

When taking a look at the history of tennis, it’s an unarguable fact that Venus Williams is one of the trailblazers that paved the way. In the words of her fellow legendary sister, Serena Williams: “ I wouldn’t be Serena if there wasn’t Venus.” "I wouldn't be Serena if there wasn't Venus." Serena Williams shows love to her sister, Venus 💗 — ESPN (@espn) September 3, 2022

Oct 31, 2022

Venus Williams Talks Closing The Gender Pay Gap — 'I Want It To Happen In Time For My Niece'

Venus Williams is fighting a new battle off the courts to shed light on pay inequity. In an interview with E! News on Equal Pay Day, Williams gets candid about her experience at the Grand Slams, which is where the tennis star realized she was under-compensated in comparison to male athletes. The reality was hard to grapple with, leading Venus Williams to use her influence in hopes of a more hopeful future for young women. To do so, Venus William’s company EleVen, is spearheading the #PrivilegeTax movement, and Credit Karma, Twilio and A&E have hopped on board, Vanity Fair reports. “The #PrivilegeTax movement is what we’ve coined as this real data that shows that women only make 82 cents for every dollar that men make and it’s a serious problem,” Venus Williams told E! News. “I’m very passionate about it because this happened to me.” She continued: “I’m very excited to be partnering with many companies to close this gap, to raise awareness, to raise money at a grassroots level and...

Mar 15, 2022

Venus Williams' New Sunscreen Line Caters to Women of Color

Venus Williams’ talents extend far beyond the tennis court. Not only is she revered as a tennis legend, but she is also the go-to expert for skincare tips among her family and friends. Honing in on her knack for beauty tips, Williams recently announced the launch of her new mineral-based sunscreen collection. Williams’ clothing brand, EleVen, teamed up with beauty brand Credo to release the sunscreen collection which consists of the On-The-Defense Sunscreen SPF 30 , a semi-matte mineral sunscreen, and the Unrivaled Sun Serum SPF 30 , a product for daily use. “Credo is the leader in clean beauty. It really was just the perfect partner for EleVen to launch a clean mineral sunscreen,” Williams told Allure . Now that Williams is older, she makes her skincare a priority, especially with her career. “When I was younger, I was wild and too free, and I took it for granted that I had great skin,” Williams told Allure. “But that is not the case now. I am covered from head to toe when I’m...

May 26, 2020