Dinesha Victor, a local entrepreneur and co-founder of the Curl Fête Guyana Natural Hair and Beauty Expo, has died.
Victor, who owned, KoKo, a natural hair store on Robb Street, has been praised as one of Guyana’s most innovative small business owners.
A graduate of St. Joseph High School, the University of Guyana and the University of the West Indies, Victor held a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Victor had described this project as more than a hair product store; it was, she told Stabroek News in 2017, “a platform to teach women self-love and acceptance.”
Along with her childhood friend, Forensic Scientist and former Miss Guyana Tamika Henry-Fraser, Victor was also the co-founder of Curl Fête Guyana, a successful annual natural hair exposition that promotes a nurturing environment for women and men to embrace their natural hair, and to boost when contacted told this newspaper that the loss was just too much to allow her to comment.