Unformatted text preview: In many ways, Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, is similar to Eliza Lucas. Mary Kay Ash worked for nearly thirty years as a salesperson and trainer for several companies. However, the later retired after the company she worked for passed over her and promoted a less-qualified man. This experience prompted her to write a book to help women working in business. She later used her vast experience in the business world to start her own company, Mary Kay Cosmetics. Mary Kay is considered one of the leading female entrepreneurs in history. Like Eliza Lucas, Mary Kay Ash succeeded in the business world despite the fact that no one thought she could do it. In many ways, part of Mary Kay’s success can be compared to that of Eliza Lucas, who was probably also the first female entrepreneur of her time....
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- Fall '08
- Entrepreneurship, Mary Kay, Mary Kay Ash, Eliza Lucas