Meet KBanx (Keisha)

Keisha Byam-Simmonds, is the owner and designer of KBanx Designs. The inspirational line of stationery and accessories are designed and chosen to help you debut your faith, power and style. 




Why Stationery?

Being the owner of a stationery and journal business focused on empowering women of color can be deeply fulfilling for several reasons:

  1. Making a Positive Impact: By creating a business that specifically caters to the needs and aspirations of women of color, I have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in their lives. Providing products that celebrate our identities, struggles, and achievements can contribute to belonging and empowerment.
  2. Representation and Visibility: Women of color are often underrepresented in mainstream media and retail. By owning a business that centers our experiences and perspectives, I can help amplify our voices and promote greater visibility and representation in the marketplace.
  3. Fostering Community: My business can serve as a hub for women of color to connect, share their stories, and support one another. Through workshops, events, and online platforms, I create a sense of belonging and solidarity among my customers, fostering a supportive community that uplifts and inspires.
  4. Creative Expression: Stationery and journals are tools for creative expression and self-reflection. By curating products with empowering designs and quotes, I provide women of color with a means to express themselves authentically, set goals, and document their journeys.
  5. Entrepreneurial Freedom: As the owner of my business, I have the freedom to shape its vision, values, and direction. I can innovate, experiment, and tailor offerings to meet the unique needs and preferences of my customers, allowing me to create a business that aligns with my passions and values.
  6. Economic Empowerment: Owning a successful business can provide financial stability and independence. By generating revenue and creating employment opportunities, I contribute to the economic empowerment of women of color and help bridge the wealth gap in marginalized communities.
  7. Personal Fulfillment: Building and nurturing a business that aligns with my values and passions can bring a deep sense of personal fulfillment and satisfaction. Knowing that I am making a positive impact in the lives of others while pursuing my entrepreneurial dreams is incredibly rewarding.

Overall, being the owner of a stationery and journal business for empowering women of color offers the opportunity to combine entrepreneurship with social impact, creativity, and personal fulfillment.

KBanx Designs seeks to inspire and reaffirm the beauty of women through the use of uplifting statements. 
It’s time to Write Your Story in Style!