Two daughters of Ugandan immigrants are now the first Black women to raise $1 million in funding in the state of Kansas.
Deborah Gladney and Angela Muhwezi-Hall —raised the money for their company, QuickHire– as first reported in Face2FaceAfrica.
QuickHire is a career discovery platform working with service workers to find job and advancement opportunities.
Launched in April 2021, the company already has more than 60 paying clients, including Fuzzy’s Taco Shop and Homewood Suites by Hilton, as well as more than 11,000 job seekers, according to a news release.
“Nearly 110 million people in the U.S. work in the service industry, yet, employment technology innovations primarily cater to white-collar jobs,” Gladney stated.