PBA's Beacon is an elite program for students that provides top beauty school students an opportunity to be mentored by leading industry influencers, and create connections with owners from the most prestigious salons across the US.

Designed to inspire and prepare students for a successful career, the Beacon program accepts a limited number of applicants each year.

Learn how you can be part of this career-changing experience that kicks off in Long Beach, CA in January 2022!
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    Jen and Matt Martinelli, Co-Founders of Canvas Me set out to disrupt the world of beauty recruitment as we know it and to empower beauty pros and beauty businesses everywhere to be seen and find their tribe.

    After over two decades of working at a high profile beauty software company and working with thousands of beauty business owners, the dynamic duo grew frustrated at the lack of resources that beauty professionals had to showcase their creative work, achievements and goals. Similarly, they were unhappy about the lack of resources for beauty business owners in finding their next cultural fit to join their work family. That was the moment the two made the leap to create Canvas Me, the digital beauty platform created from pure passion, purpose and transformation.

    Today Canvas Me is home for thousands of beauty students, beauty professionals and beauty businesses across the country sharing their stories through their digital portfolios so that they can find and connect with their people and live out the beauty career of their dreams.

    Canvas Me Mission: To give beauty students, beauty pros, and beauty professionals a voice so that they can live out the beauty career of their dreams. Find your people.