The Designer


I AM KALILAH.

KALILAH WRIGHT IS A DESIGNER AND GRADUATE ARCHITECT PRACTICING IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. IN 2010, KALILAH OBTAINED A MASTERS DEGREE IN ARCHITECTURE FROM MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY AND A BACHELORS OF ARTS DEGREE FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2005. KALILAH STARTED HER FIRST BUSINESS AT THE TENDER AGE OF 12 IN THE SCHOOL YARDS OF HER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, PHILIPPA SCHUYLER IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. SHE STARTED A "COOL CLUB" AND SHE CHARGED KIDS A MEMBERSHIP FEE ($0.35 CENTS A WEEK) TO BE A PART OF THIS IMPORTANT ORGANIZATION AND SHE STILL HAS RECORDINGS OF THEIR LAMINATED ID CARDS AND ACCOUNTANT BOOKS OF THE GROUPS BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR. OF COURSE, AT THE TIME, SHE HAD NO IDEA THAT SHE WOULD VENTURE INTO BEING A BUSINESS WOMAN AND ENTREPRENEUR.

KALILAH HAS LAUNCHED SEVERAL SMALL BUSINESSES BUT CURRENTLY, HER MAIN FOCUS IS ON HER T-SHIRT COMPANY, MESS IN A BOTTLE. MESS IN A BOTTLE IS A T-SHIRT COMPANY THAT ALLOWS YOU TO SAY WHAT YOU WANT WITHOUT EVER HAVING TO SAY ANYTHING AT ALL. IT IS AN EXPRESSIVE BRAND AND IT ALLOWS AN INDIVIDUAL TO BE OUTSPOKEN AND VOCAL BY WEARING THEIR MESSAGE.