Babson Magazine

Summer 2014

News, Notes + Nods


Makhissa Damba ’11
Photo: Greg Caparell Photography

Makhissa Damba (center) emails, “I am founder and CEO of M Damba Collections, an online retail store that sells fashion-forward, African-inspired clothing, accessories, and fabrics with a Western twist. Four of my models and I are shown in March at a show hosted by RAW Boston, an independent artists association. M Damba Collections provides a choice for our customers—women, men, and children—without straining budgets. As the company grows, I plan to expand beyond the borders of Africa to offer traditional styles from other continents and countries. To see the catalog and make purchases, visit”