Ayesha Curry

Chef, Restaurateur, and Nonprofit Founder

Ayesha Curry was appointed as a member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition on March 24, 2023, for a 2-year term.

Curry is a renowned restaurateur, chef, 2-time New York Times bestselling author, producer, host, and entrepreneur — and she was featured on the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Her accessible approach to cooking has made her one of the most sought-after experts in food and lifestyle. Ayesha is Founder and CEO of Sweet July, her burgeoning lifestyle brand with a focus to uplift an inclusive and eclectic array of creators through the products sold and stories shared. In 2019, Ayesha launched Sweet July, a quarterly lifestyle magazine that covers a range of topics such as wellness, fashion, fitness, beauty, entrepreneurism, and food. Following the launch of the magazine, Ayesha opened a brick-and-mortar Sweet July storefront and café in Oakland, California, and its accompanying website, featuring thoughtfully created products alongside other carefully selected items from Black-owned and female-founded companies. In 2020, Ayesha launched Sweet July Productions, which focuses on creating content centered around food, family, faith, and female empowerment. Most recently, Ayesha served as Host and Executive Producer of Max’s About Last Night. In 2022, Ayesha announced Sweet July Books in partnership with Zando. Sweet July Books will acquire fiction and nonfiction work, with a focus on diverse authors and women’s stories. Ayesha, along with her husband Stephen, is also Co-founder of Eat. Learn. Play., an organization dedicated to unleashing the potential of every child and making a positive impact for generations to come.