Johnson Innovation Speaker Series

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USC Upstate’s Johnson College of Business and Economics proudly presents:


Founder of Carol's Daughter

“How I Turned a Hobby Into a Multimillion Dollar Cosmetics and Beauty Empire”

Date of Event Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022
Time of Event 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics

Room 150 (BMW classroom)

160 East St. John Street, Spartanburg Map Location to the George


This will be an in-person event and registration is required.

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Lisa Price is the founder of Carol’s Daughter, a company born of Price’s love for fragrance and a passion for scent alchemy that formed the foundation of her high-performing products.

Joining the L’Oréal family in November 2014, Carol's Daughter widened its extensive footprint, selling its hair, body, and skincare solutions nationwide at key retailers.

Price is the recipient of numerous awards and is also the author of “Success Never Smelled So Sweet,” a memoir that chronicles her transformation from a young Black woman deep in debt to president of a paradigm-changing business.

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Seminar is FREE, and includes a box lunch.

Advance registration is required. For more information, contact Brian Brady, director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, at or at 864-503-7623