Helen is currently the Chief Operating Officer and President of Atelier Jolie, a luxury lifestyle brand and creative hub for creators founded by entrepreneur, filmmaker, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie. Atelier Jolie is a hub for creativity, expression, and education. Atelier Jolie is removing the gatekeepers and outside influences allowing people to create with freedom regardless of trends. The brand is scouting the world to build a collective of members with a high-level of experience in each of their own skills ranging from, but not limited to designers, tailors, embroiderers, patternmakers, weavers, and artisans. All while doing no harm as sustainable and ethical fashion is central to the ethos and creative process of the company of putting people and planet first.
A graduate of Columbia University and Business School, Aboah first achieved success in television and film before pivoting to the retail industry. Prior to joining Atelier Jolie, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Urban Zen by fashion icon Donna Karan, Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vice President at Alexander Wang and earlier as the Global Director of Merchandising and Product Development at LVMH/Donna Karan International.
Aboah is on the advisory board for Lubin School of Business at Pace University, Board Director at Project Rousseau, and Urban Zen. She lives with her family in New York City.