Owned &

Everything that makes
Baddies with Business
run is powered by
Black Women!

The Baddie Behind The Business


Hey Baddie and Friends,

My name is Malliron Hodge and I am the Baddie behind Baddies with Business. As an early-stage entrepreneur and liberator design thinking coach, my passion runs deep for collaborating and supporting Black women and listening to their stories. When I am not behind the mic, I am working in an education nonprofit focused on community engagement and design.

I have a BS in Business Management from Winston-Salem State University, an MPA from Indiana University with a concentration in Nonprofit Management, and a certificate in Social Entrepreneurship, and the Founder of Malliron L Hodge Education Innovation Consulting LLC. I love walking barefoot in the grass, playing roller derby, my Delta Sigma Theta, my family and friends, a good hymnal, and porch sitting with my Mom.

Why Black Women?

We Need Each Other

According to the Harvard Business Review Report, 17% of Black women are starting businesses, yet only 3% of Black women are running mature businesses. This makes me wonder, what is happening to them between years 0-5. That is where Baddies with business comes in to support Black women entrepreneurs in the most critical years 0-5 to provide a space to tell our stories, build community, and get access to social capital. If you’ve experienced any of the pain points below, this community is for you!

Join The Baddie Community

Interested in connecting like-minded Black women entrepreneurs? Look no further than the Baddie Community. Enjoy engaging conversations about tools for your business, feedback on ideas, and a space to kick it. This is a space to build community together. It’s like chillin’ on the porch with a solo cup talking to your girlfriends!

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