Full Name
Monique Rodriguez
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Mielle Organics
Speaker Bio

Monique Rodriguez is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Mielle Organics, where she leads the fastest-growing Black-founded and woman-led beauty brand, celebrated globally for its quality, natural products catering to textured hair consumers. With a presence in nearly 90 countries, Mielle's products are available in over 100,000 U.S. stores, including Sally Beauty, Ulta, Target, and Walmart. Boasting a social media following of over one million Mielle Mavens, Ms. Rodriguez's strategic approach secured a groundbreaking non-controlling, nine-figure investment from Berkshire Partners in 2021. In 2023, Mielle marked history with a significant partnership with P&G Beauty.
Ms. Rodriguez's industry impact is underscored by accolades, such as the Glossy 50, WWD Power Players, and Fast Company Brands That Matter. She serves on executive leadership advisory boards for Hope Chicago and Building Better Futures, and her commitment to empowerment extends through the nonprofit Mielle Cares and her Secret Sauce retreat. Driven by faith and purpose, Ms. Rodriguez imparts wisdom, education, and financial resources to support Black and brown communities and entrepreneurs.

Monique Rodriguez