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Would you leave a jet-set career in publishing to open a chain of B&Bs? Monique Greenwood, owner of Akwaaba Inns is shaking up the industry in a BIG way! I spoke with her for this week’s Glambition Radio.
In 1993, Monique already had the career she’d been dreaming of since she was a teenager – as editor in chief of Essence magazine, reaching over one million readers. One day on her way home, she spotted a rundown historic mansion in her Brooklyn neighborhood, and almost immediately decided she wanted to turn it into a bed and breakfast.