Françoise Elizée was born in Haiti to Haitian parents. At the age of 13, her family relocated to Miami. Her parents maintained Haitian traditions at home. Françoise earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, and went on to acquire a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of Miami.
When she completed her education, Françoise went to work for her family’s business, “RIKA,” a food products company. Working in the business for many years taught Françoise the skill of entrepreneurship. In addition to her duties for the family business, Françoise enjoys exercising her creativity in artistic ventures.
She founded a fashion label, Françoise Elizée Collections, in 2009. Her collection, which has been featured in magazines such as In Style, Elle and Glamour, includes handbags and accessories made from exotic materials that have been sold around the world.