Sabrina GarbaOccupation: Founder and CEO Officer of Glass Ladder Group
Sabrina K. Garba is the Founder and CEO of the Glass Ladder Group. As an experienced global communicator, Sabrina helps people from different cultures work together. Sabrina is a well respected speaker and frequent commentator on the subjects of professional development, culture, communication, social justice and women’s rights. At her organization, the Glass Ladder Group, they advance organizational impact by cultivating relationships, innovation and community across cultures. In today’s political climate their work has become more important than ever.
What is the most important “job” in your life right now?
My most important job right now is learning and loving me. Making that my priority is the center of all things in my life.
What is your key to feeling beautiful no matter how busy you are?
My key to feeling beautiful is to always be gentle with myself. Mentally, emotionally and physically. That means saying nice things to myself, forgiving myself, and making your mani-pedis and spa days a non-negotiable.
What is your greatest strength?
My greatest strength is being able to see, understand and communicate multiple perspectives.
Is there a hidden talent you wish you had?
Maybe being a Hip Hop Violinist…
Manicures and Pedicures- same time or staggered?
I love them at the same time!
What color nail polish would you wear on vacation to Paris?
OPI We The Female
What is your go-to restaurant and/or bar in town?
My go-to bar is The Perch downtown, the view is beautiful and the cocktails are delicious.
Favorite fad workout (if any)?
Spinning!! I fell in love with the party and burn the first time I rode.
What is the last book you read?
Broken Open by Elisabeth Lesser and Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday.
Favorite blog(s) if any?
Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post, Tech Crunch
Beauty product(s) you cannot live without?
Coconut Oil, Aloe Vera oil, I Love LULU Hair Spa moisturizer, shampoos and conditioner and Eden Bodyworks Edge control
Your hair guru is….
I Love LULU Hair Spa on La Brea!
Favorite hair style?
A slicked back bun with a deep middle part.
Drugstore or department store beauty products?
Department store or Santee Alley (gotta love LA)
Best way to stay youthful looking?
Get your rest, don’t skip your rest and leave unhealthy relationships.
Who is your style icon?
Marjorie Harvey. I mean… I am praying I glow like that at 50+
Your go-to outfit for weekend is…
It depends on how I’m feeling, one weekend it could be super girly florals and another it could be all black, Afropuffs and a bold lip.
Who is your WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday)?
Ahhh there are so many! My mothers, sisters, Michelle Obama, Serena Williams, Oprah, and Madeleine Albright.
Mac or PC?
Once you go MAC you never go back.
Would you ever wear your nails pointy?
I have and I painted them matte black. I felt sexy so I’d definitely do it again.
Could you ever go vegan?
In LA, yes! There are so many amazing options. Shout out to Gracias Madre!
TV show you can binge watch.
Criminal Minds. It sucks me in every time!
Would you ever live abroad?
Yes! Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, I’ve lived there before and I’d go back in a heartbeat.
Who do you admire most? What I would you want to ask this person?
My father. How he has the stamina to be so amazing all the time and what the key is so that I can be that for my children.
Anything else you want to share with us?
Self care is a necessity, not an add-on in life. Don’t ever give it up! And Bellacures and the Bellacures Founder Samira are amazing!