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SHE JUST BECAME THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN NEW YORK TO OWN & OPERATE A WATER BOTTLING COMPANY

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SHE JUST BECAME THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN NEW YORK TO OWN & OPERATE A WATER BOTTLING COMPANY

by BOTWC Staff via https://www.becauseofthemwecan.com/

Her children inspired her!

A single mother makes history as the first Black woman in New York to own and operate a water bottling company, Black Enterprise reports.

Paulla McCarthy is the founder and CEO of Youth Saving Society and YSS Water Works. The latter is a water bottling company she came to own after being inspired by her children during the pandemic.

The nurse and single mother of three taught the importance of financial literacy and entrepreneurship to her children during the pandemic. She eventually invested $1600 with her twin boys, encouraging them to sell pallets of water during the pandemic. The boys dubbed…

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