5 years ago, these women launched a side hustle for Black figure skaters — now Olympians are wearing their tights

February 21, 2022

CNBC February, 2022

CNBC Feature on Aurora Tights – Imani Rickerby (MHSA, ’21)

Aurora Tights currently has $150,000 in funding from investors like the University of Michigan’s Desai Accelerator. The relatively small number isn’t for lack of trying: It’s hard to explain the appeal – and need – of an inclusive hosiery brand to “investors who are predominantly white men,” Rickerby says.

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