3D Success Mentorship and Branding Guest Experts

Carolyn Marshall -Covington

 

Carolyn Marshall Covington is a dedicated business professional with expertise in salon/spa ownership, management and personal empowerment. She has passionately served the industry for 40 years, employing over 1500 people, many of which have achieved great success in their own right as entrepreneurs, celebrity stylist and educators.  

 

Carolyn has always been considered a role model and polestar for success in the hair industry.  She graduated from Bladensburg Vocational High School, studying Cosmetology, and blazed a trail from DC/ MD area to NC, She studied abroad and discovered the name and concept for her dream salon. The infamous INFLIGHT Hair Salon was created in  1982. She has been instrumental in many starts up salons. Proprietor and co/owner of over 20 Salons & Spas. Her face was seen and known by all stylist in all hair salons across the globe, because she graced the cover of the 1st Black Passion International Magazine.She later became the Founder & Editor of  LINKS Beauty Journal. Carolyn competed and won the USA Black Hair Olympics under the Mentorship of Mr. Floyd Kenyatta.

 

She has also directed several Educational Programs

 

  • Regal Academy of Cosmetic Arts, Va.
  • Kenyatta Higher Learning Academy, Raleigh  NC
  • SSg Continuing Education CEU Provider NC Stateboard
  • FAME Academy  Beauty & Barber Next Level Training  NC

 

Research & Product Development

 

  • Manufacturer DZIRE Professional Products
  • Salon 10 Products
  • Silky Smooth Extend
  • Skin X Men’s Skincare Products

 

 

Carolyn was recently awarded the prestigious (Hair –n- Motion) Living Legend award in 2015 and the BBU  Leadership  Legacy Award  in 2016, for excellence and dedication  to the Beauty industry. From salon owner, platform artist, educator and magazine editor, to new product development, utilizing innovative cutting edge technology, Carolyn’s self-driven highly motivated professionalism has propelled her to the top rankings in her craft.

Recently Carolyn has come face to face with the biggest challenge of her life. For some time she has been battling Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) a degenerative eye disease. Carolyn is legally blind but God has given her Vision without sight to continue to impact the Beauty Industry while becoming an advocate for the BVI community. She has started a Non-Profit Insightful Visionaries Inc. with a program called Beauty for Sight. Beauty for Sight is a coalition of Beauty professionals helping to create awareness and provide services for the Blind & Visually Impaired.    

 

This New Vision has inspired her to continue to pass the torch by sharing  her knowledge and experiences. She has an Epic story to tell and hopes to inspire and encourage others to overcome life’s challenges and put God first and live out their dreams.

“I have too much energy and too many dreams to fulfill before I think about sitting on the sidelines. I am still in it to win it. I believe that sharing my knowledge and experience through lectures and workshops is a perfect and fulfilling way to stay active in this amazing beauty industry that I have dedicated the majority of my life to.My Prayer is that God continue to use me as a leader, a positive role model and mentor to many.”

 

Rhonda Mofitt