Roshell Rosemond Rinkins is a global strategic sourcing business leader with diverse business leadership experience spanning across multiple disciplines and industry segments. Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, she brings more than a decade of strategic sourcing, procurement, and supply chain management experience honed at some the nation’s top companies including Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, and Goldman Sachs. Roshell is currently a Global Supply Manager at Apple and also leads a world-class beauty lifestyle movement providing high-quality lip products and beauty education for modern and upwardly mobile women as the Founder of Liquid Courage Cosmetics.
What’s a challenge you’ve faced and how did you get through it?
Moving across the country and becoming part of the Silicon Valley ecosystem overnight, with no Bay Area support system, has been by far one of my biggest challenges. While I still struggle at times to find a sense of belonging as a Black woman in tech, being intentional about building my community of supporters — sorority sisters, church members, DNA members, and people in the Haitian community — has allowed me to call this place home for the last six years.
What’s something you’ve done that you’re really proud of?