Pilot Ep. 3- Essie Bartels

Sandra Appiah kicks off her Young Movers and Shakers Series with the brilliant Ghanaian entrepreneur, Essie Bartels, who has turned what was only a hobby into a viable business. The founder and CEO of exotic spice and sauce company Essiespice, Bartels is reinventing the spices and sauces industry in the United States by fusing rich elements from her African heritage with contemporary cuisine. As a young girl who immigrated to the U.S. with the hope of the American Dream, Bartels inspiring journey, bold vision and endless passion sets the perfect example and precedent for every aspiring entrepreneur, especially for young Africans who want to go the unconventional route. Watch, share and join the conversation going.