Jessica Huie is an award-winning entrepreneur and founder of Color blind Cards and JH Public Relations. In recognition for her contribution to diversity and influence on her community, aged just 34 Jessica was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list (June 2014).
Having been invited to the Cabinet Office in June 2014, Jessica stated, “it is not how far I have come, but the distance I have travelled” which was significant about her honour.
Inspired by the high-street’s lack of representative multi-cultural greeting cards, following a shopping trip for a card to boost her daughter’s (then aged 7) self- esteem, Color blind Cards was launched in 2006. The award-winning multi- racial greeting card and gift company is credited with having made history as the first company to secure a presence for a black card range in the UK high street (Clinton Cards 2007).
In 2008 Jessica founded JH Public Relations, a PR agency representing inspiring individuals, entrepreneurs and Startup businesses.
Since 2012 the agency have focussed almost entirely on the representation of entrepreneurs, groundbreakers, innovators and small businesses.
In 2013 Jessica won a National Diversity Award for Color blind Cards contribution to diversity and has been invited to No. 10 Downing street to advise on encouraging a more enterprising young Britain.
Jessica, was winner of the Daily Mail’s Enterprising Young Brit award and named one of Britain’s most inspiring entrepreneurs by the Evening Standard and sits on Glamour Magazine’s Power List as one of the UK’s most influential women.
Crediting entrepreneurialism with having changed her life, Jessica is passionate about supporting Startups and using PR as a tool to help share the business journeys of her clientele with the next generation of Britain’s entrepreneur.