Atlanta, DC, and Tallahassee, join the fun
It’s official: the 2021 Wakati Hair HBCU Homecoming Blowout Tour is here. Across three cities, curlfriends can celebrate the brand and have some real fun. The first stop was in Atlanta, and up next is the DMV! The University of DC, Howard University, Bowie State, Morgan State, and Coppin State. The tour finishes in Tallahassee, FL, so Florida A&M University, get ready!
Wakati Hair is named after the Swahili word, ‘wakati,’ meaning “time.” The Wakati brand provides women the power to spend less time styling their hair and more time enjoying their kinks, curls, and coils. Wakati emphasizes creating experiences for women across generations to embrace and celebrate the hair care tradition.
ATL kept things fun for the first leg of the tour, which included four stops. First was The Gathering Spot, a popular place to be in ATL, where attendees enjoyed the first HBCU Alumni Happy Hour of the tour on October 13th. With such a large HBCU community in Atlanta (Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Morehouse School of Medicine), ATL was a perfect city to start in. The next day was HBCU Night at the Black Hair Experience, which featured photo opportunities, giveaways and more. October 15th was another HBCU Alumni Happy Hour at Traffik. The final stop was a celebration specifically for Spelman women with the Spelhouse Brunch at Bar Vegan on October 17th! These events featured great food, great connections, and great conversations!
If you’re reading about the Atlanta tour stops and have some serious FOMO, you have more chances to join us starting tomorrow with similar events! That’s right: beginning October 20th the tour picks back up in the DMV. If you’re an HBCU student or alumnae hailing from Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Howard University, Morgan State University, or the University of the District of Columbia, come on down! So beginning Wednesday, head to The Black Hair Experience in DC. Thursday 10/21 will be HBCU Alumni Happy Hour at the DC location of The Gathering Spot. Finally, Friday 10/22 will be more great vibes at All Things BLK in DC.
Finally, Florida A&M University stand up! Next Wednesday, catch the final leg of the tour in Tallahassee, Florida. On October 27th, catch the Wakati Tour at the Health & Beauty Expo sponsored by MAC. The final stop on Friday 10/29 will really close the tour out with a bang! Celebrate the FAM Fest with Wakati, and enjoy not only giveaways and fun, but a whole lot of money! A whopping $100,000 will be given in an endowment scholarship to FAMU, as well as the announcement of the winners of the $10,000 Student Challenge.