How the Ultimate Networker Gets Her Glowing Skin

The Beauty Closet

May 26 2021 • 1 hr 10 mins

If you’ve ever been to a WIE Suite event—they’re part TED Talk, part really fun party, with a stealth career-development aspect—you’ve felt you were part of a very smart, very chic, very powerful sisterhood. Weaving effortlessly through the famous fashion designers, female founders, and CEOs, Dee Poku is the stylish queen bee of it all, introducing, connecting, and celebrating. On The Beauty Closet this week, Poku talks with Jean Godfrey-June and Megan O’Neill about connection, power, and confidence, along with the secrets to her glowy skin and signature bangs. As a young girl in Ghana, Poku knew the world was hers. “I grew up in an environment where everyone looked like me—where everyone was Black and people in positions of power looked like me,” she says. “It grounded me with the sense that I could be all I wanted to be.” After years in the entertainment industry, Poku founded the WIE Suite—a business community centered around sisterhood and empowerment. “It’s space where women who’ve achieved success can be in the same room with women earlier on in their journey,” says Poku. “It’s a collective support system.” (For more, see The Beauty Closet hub.) To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit