“Poshmark is disrupting retail by making purchasing and promoting social once more, and I really like working with an organization that offers anybody a possibility to grow to be an entrepreneur,” Williams mentioned in a press launch obtained by EBONY.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion and vogue model proprietor may even promote items from her wardrobe on the platform together with a floral kimono worn to the 2017 French Open.
“I’m additionally excited for the group to buy my Posh Closet for Charity, which is able to profit a trigger that’s essential to me,” she added.
The proceeds from Williams’ sale will go to the Yetunde Worth Useful resource Middle, a non-profit group based by the tennis participant to honor her late sister, who was shot to demise in Compton, California in 2003. The YPRC affords trauma-informed applications to advertise particular person and group therapeutic to victims of mindless acts of violence.
“Poshmark was constructed by a group of sturdy, unbiased ladies similar to Serena Williams,”mentioned Manish Chandra, Poshmark’s founder and CEO. “As each our firm and group proceed to develop, it’s essential that we convey sensible and numerous new voices to the desk, and we couldn’t be extra thrilled about what the longer term holds with Serena in our nook.”
Go to the athlete’s closet at posh.mk/SerenaWilliams.