Tracee Ellis Ross is already an award-winning actor, fashion icon, and CEO of her own hair-care company, Pattern Beauty. But, of course, as someone dedicated to amplifying Black voices and Black culture, she isn’t stopping there. The multi-hyphenate has a new role, signing on with Ulta Beauty (the retailer that just so happens to carry her brand) as its new diversity and inclusion advisor — just in time for Black History Month.
“I look forward to formalizing an already existing dialogue and partnership around diversity and inclusion with [Ulta Beauty CEO] Mary Dillon and the Ulta Beauty team,” says Ellis Ross in a press release. “This work requires commitment and accountability from Ulta Beauty to ensure measurable goals are achieved. I am hopeful and optimistic our work together will create foundational change.”
In this role, Ellis Ross will help steer Ulta Beauty into building up its diversity, from the