Our Entrepreneurs

Sseko Designs

Liz Bohannon &  Ben Bohannon

Liz started Sseko Designs because she believes in the power of educating and empowering women across the globe. She is the creative director, brand manager, lead designer, and visionary behind Sseko. She received her Master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Liz has been named one of the Five Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs in America by Bloomberg Businessweek, is a 2013 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award finalist and recently received the 2013 SVN Innovation Award.

 


 

Ben started his career as a process and financial Analyst, where he implemented inventory and asset tracking solutions for industrial manufacturing and consumer packaged goods companies. He has a passion for sustainable and innovative solutions to economic development. Ben leads business development, sales, distribution and financial growth strategy for Sseko. Ben received his Bachelor’s degree in Business and Spanish.

Sseko is an ethical fashion company that creates beautiful products with beautiful stories. The manufacturing of Sseko products enable bright young women in Uganda to attend university. The products are sold through a network of impact entrepreneurs across the U.S. called Sseko Fellows that are using their passion for ethical fashion and business to earn an income and make a positive impact for women across the globe. 

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