ShearShare Partners with JustWorks to Celebrate Black Leaders of the 21st Century

Pioneering Startup Founders will Join an Intimate Panel Discussion for Black History Month
NEW YORK - Feb. 25, 2019 - PRLog -- ShearShare, the largest provider of on-demand salon and barbershop space rentals worldwide, will take part in a Justworks-sponsored event during Black History Month titled, "Celebrating Black Leaders of the 21st Century."

Justworks is the fastest growing HR technology company. Its Black Leadership Alliance, an African-American employee resource group at Justworks, is hosting an intimate panel discussion on February 27 at 6:00 p.m. Justworks New York office in The Starrett Lehigh Building to celebrate the successes of Black founders, executives, and other influencers within the startup ecosystem.

Speakers include:

• Antonine Grant, Partner & Pre-IPO Consultant, McKinsey & Company
• Del Johnson, Investor, Backstage Capital
• Mario Springer, VP of Compliance & Corporate Counsel, Justworks
• Simmone Taitt, Principal, Heartspace Consulting
• Ryan Williams, President of Jopwell

"We are thrilled to take part in Justworks' BLA panel for Black History Month," says Courtney Caldwell, ShearShare cofounder & COO. "The event is a great example to other tech leaders that if the fastest growing HR technology company celebrates diversity in this way that perhaps there is an opportunity in their own backyards to shine the light on Black trailblazers who work within their own teams. Thank you, Justworks."

"The Caldwells have such a unique story," says Jay Davis, member of the JustWorks Black Leadership Alliance resource group. "Their successes as married cofounders in the tech space provide us with inspiration for not only professional achievements, but a picture of what love and family look like; they remind us that we don't have to choose one before we get the other, but we earn both, simultaneously!"

For information about registration, please visit

About ShearShare
ShearShare, winner of Google Demo Day 2018 and Tech Co's 2016 Startup of the Year, is the first global marketplace that allows salon and barbershop owners to rent their excess suites and booths to licensed cosmetologists and barbers by the day. The ShearShare mobile platform gives owners a chance to make efficient use of their excess space by providing independent stylists short-term access based on a time and price that's convenient for them. Launched in September 2016, ShearShare currently serves industry professionals in more than 400 cities and 11 countries. For more information, visit To join the ShearShare community on Instagram (, Facebook ( or Twitter (, follow @ShearShare.

About JustWorks
Justworks ( takes the busyness out of running a business. Founded in 2012, Justworks, the fastest growing HR technology company, helps entrepreneurs and businesses grow with confidence by giving them access to big-company benefits, automated payroll, HR tools, and compliance support — all in one place. Justworks does this by combining the power of a certified Professional Employer Organization (PEO) with expert 24/7 customer service and a simple and friendly platform. With Justworks, teams of all sizes can work fearlessly, pursue their passion, and do more of what matters. To learn more visit, follow us on Twitter @JustworksHR ( and Instagram @Justworks_HR (

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