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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Lisa Price, Angela Yee, MC Lyte and More to be Awarded by WEEN 16 Startup Competitions for Boosting Your Business First Black PGA Golfer Earns Presidential Medal of Freedom Business Leaders Gather Global Entrepreneurship Week From ‘Zero to Breakthrough’: Vernice ‘FlyGirl’ Armour Talks Making Obstacles Her Stepping Stools How to Manage Finances for Senior Family Members EMERGE! Fashion Show Founder Talks Bringing Diversity and New Talent to the Industry Capital and Resources for Inner City CEOs How to Teach Children About Money Tennis Legend Katrina Adams Confirmed as a Panelist at 2015 Women of Power Summit Female Leaders Winning: B. Smith, Making Strides in Business Life After Service: How Veterans Can Live American Dream of Entrepreneurship 4 Keys to Sparking Expansion For Your Tech Company Bevy Smith Talks Switching Careers, Becoming CEO and Bravo’s ‘Fashion Queens’ 6 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business Entrepreneurs Conference: 5 Tips to Hiring the Right Talent 4 Tips on Pitching Your Business in Public Mellody Hobson Shares Tips to Success in Career and Leadership Tips from a Winner: How to Come Out the Victor at Elevator Pitch Competitions Motivational Entrepreneur Lisa Nichols Talks How She Reclaims Her Power Family Business of the Year: Barbara “Sky” Talks Why ‘Can’t’ Doesn’t Mean Impossible Uniting the Black Haircare Industry: One Woman’s Journey to Empower Women of Power Summit: Ten Facts About Susan L. Taylor [RECAP]: Women of Power TV Premier Kicks Off with Interactive Chat Entrepreneur David Tarver Shares Tips on Turning Idea Into an Enterprise Female Leaders Winning: Suzanne de Passe, Making Strides in Entertainment On the Move: Jocelyn Allen to Lead GM Diversity Efforts; Chicago Defender Gets First Female Exec Editor Meet Dariany Santana, Co-Host of Women of Power TV Meet Caroline Clarke, Host of Women of Power TV Where Are They Now: Elevator Pitch Competition Winner, Precious Williams Women of Power Legacy Award Honoree: 10 Facts About Pam Grier Lisa Nichols Confirmed to ‘Motivate the Masses’ at Women of Power Summit Franchise Company of the Year: Karim Webb Shares Savvy Business Lessons Meet Shartia Brantley, Co-Host of Women of Power TV 3 Ways to Empower Yourself Outside the Office Pam Grier to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Women of Power TV Show Set to Premiere October 25 McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson to Speak at Women of Power Summit Female Leaders Winning: Johnnetta B. Cole, a Leader in Education 5 Empowering Tips For Women Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur, Thou Art Loosed! 5 Keys to Unlock Your Business! 5 Steps to Long-Term Business Success Susan L. Taylor to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Golf & Tennis Challenge: One Professional Talks Utilizing the Sports to Further Career Goals A Plunge into the Film Writer’s Life BE 100s: Past ‘Company of the Year’ Honoree Still Shines in 2014 Carla A. Harris to Inspire Female Leaders at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Radio Show ‘Café Mocha’ Partners with MadameNoire Women of Power: The Award-Winning Legacy of Charlayne Hunter-Gault Mellody Hobson and Judy Smith to Speak at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit 10 African Women of Power Golf And Tennis Challenge Returns to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 2015 [RECAP] Activate Conference Wows and Inspires New York City Power Women Purchase Black Wins Black MBA’s Innovation Whiteboard Challenge Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle Women of Power: 10 Black Industry Leaders in Television and Film Women of Power: 10 Education Leaders Who are Making a Difference Women of Power: 10 Entrepreneurs at the Top of Their Game Women of Power: Top 10 Leaders in the Fashion Industry Women of Power: 10 Savvy Books to Help Elevate Your Career From The Corner Office Chat Series Continues With IBOM L.L.C. Co-Founder Anie Akpe Black Girls Run! Honored By Oprah And Toyota Mitzi Miller: Jets to Uplift and Enhance the Ebony Brand [RECAP] Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want’ Weekend Stops In Atlanta The Progress Cha Cha: How Achievements—and Setbacks—Lead to Business Success Chairmen of the Board: 10 Most Powerful African Americans Directing U.S. Corporations Flawless Leadership Lessons from Beyoncé: 3 #PowerMoves for Success 
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Procope Has Blazed Trails in Insurance and Real Estate 3 Steps to Success for Young Bosses Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Chris Spencer Golf 102: Playing by the Rules to Defy Business Odds on the Green Golf 101: Rules of Engagement For Making Money On the Green Entrepreneurs Conference: How to Grow, Protect and Distribute Your Assets Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 3: Brand Your Company With Social Media Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 3: Three Tips To Get On The Shelf, Hosted by Walmart Entrepreneurs Conference Day 3: Rev. Jesse Jackson Talks New-Day Inequality Entrepreneurs Conference: Savvy Startup Founders Pitch for $10,000 Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 2: Education Through Technology With The Gates Foundation Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 2: Four Capital Raising Moves You Can Make Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 2: The Complexities of Multiple Franchises T.D. Jakes: 20 Tips to Tap Into Your Divine ‘Instinct’ for Business Success Entrepreneurs Conference, Day 2: Attendees Learn How to Win Corporate Clients From Entrepreneurship to Exit: 5 Quick Tips for Successful Transition Entrepreneurs Conference Day 2: Kick-Off One-on-One with Valerie Daniels-Carter Entrepreneurs Conference: Accessing Equity Capital Panel Talks Crowdfunding, Angel Investment Entrepreneurs Conference: Shark Tank’s Rodney S. Sampson Talks Disruption for Small Businesses U.S. Black Chambers President Ron Busby Talks Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses Code Fever Co-Founder Felecia Hatcher Talks the Importance of STEM Education Classana Founder Will Lucas Talks Educating Yourself Outside the Classroom Meet The 2014 Small Business Award Finalists BE Entrepreneurs Conference, May 14th- May 17th, Columbus, Ohio One Entrepreneur’s Love of Pork Skins Led to a Lucrative Deal With Walmart Meet Angel Investor and ABC Shark Tank’s Head of Diversity Rodney Sampson Rev. 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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion

Fashion industry leader Bethann Hardison talks her journey to diversify the industry.

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Organization brings together female entrepreneurs in 144 countries Nov. 19

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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Lisa Price, Angela Yee, MC Lyte and More to be Awarded by WEEN

Event set to honor and empower women in entertainment

The 4th annual Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network Awards will be held today, Nov. 19,…

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16 Startup Competitions for Boosting Your Business

Step up your capital-raising game with these options

Check out this list of 16 startup competitions to win funds for your businesses.

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First Black PGA Golfer Earns Presidential Medal of Freedom

Charles L. Sifford has a legacy as an exemplary pioneer in the sport

President Obama to award Medal of Freedom to Charles L. Sifford, a black pioneer in…

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Business Leaders Gather Global Entrepreneurship Week

Events include pitch and start-up competitions for a chance to win $1 million

Entrepreneurs around the world come together for the Global Entrepreneurs Week.

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From ‘Zero to Breakthrough’: Vernice ‘FlyGirl’ Armour Talks Making Obstacles Her Stepping Stools

Marines' first black female combat pilot details path to reaching ultimate goals

The Marine’s first black combat pilot, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour says, “There’s a brick wall. It’s…

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How to Manage Finances for Senior Family Members

Finance leader Carla A. Harris shares insights on healthcare and cost-of-living planning

Finance leader Carla A. Harris shares how to manage finances for the elderly.

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EMERGE! Fashion Show Founder Talks Bringing Diversity and New Talent to the Industry

Dionne Williams details providing platform for next generation of designers and models

EMERGE! Fashion Show founder talks discovering new talent and adding diversity to the fashion industry.

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Capital and Resources for Inner City CEOs

ICCC set to host conference in New York City to join business leaders with capital investors

After a successful program year, Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is now gearing up for…

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How to Teach Children About Money

Author Sabrina Lamb offers advice on starting money management training early

Author and financial expert Sabrina Lamb teaches parents how to teach children about money management.

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Tennis Legend Katrina Adams Confirmed as a Panelist at 2015 Women of Power Summit

The first African American NCAA doubles champion set to talk changing the game

One of the NCAA’s first black sports leaders, Katrina Adams, will attend Black Enterprise’s Women…

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Female Leaders Winning: B. Smith, Making Strides in Business

Battling her challenge to overcome Alzheimer’s, this food industry power woman is continuing legacy

In a special series, BlackEnterprise.com highlights female leaders in industries from media, to business, to…

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Life After Service: How Veterans Can Live American Dream of Entrepreneurship

Three steps to getting started in running your own business

There are so many entrepreneurial opportunities available during life after service for military veterans. Here’s…

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4 Keys to Sparking Expansion For Your Tech Company

Sentel Corp.'s Clarence Wooten details strategy to stand out in a crowded market

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Clarence Wooten made his millions years ago. His claim to fame goes back to…

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Bevy Smith Talks Switching Careers, Becoming CEO and Bravo’s ‘Fashion Queens’

Television host says she's finally living out her dreams

Bravo’s Fashion Queens co-host, Bevy Smith, talks switching careers and becoming her own CEO

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6 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business

Strategist Carol Roth shares her advice for budding entrepreneurs

Author Carol Roth has made a successful career of giving business advice. Check out her…

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Entrepreneurs Conference: 5 Tips to Hiring the Right Talent

SENTEL Corp.'s Russell Wright shares tips on building a great team

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Russell Wright knows a thing or two about turning a company…

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4 Tips on Pitching Your Business in Public

A 2012 Entrepreneurs Conference Elevator Pitch finalist, shares advice

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Entrepreneur Quinn Myers may not have won Black Enterprise’s Elevator Pitch Competition at the…

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Mellody Hobson Shares Tips to Success in Career and Leadership

"Women of Power Summit is a great opportunity to interface with women of color doing great work"

Mellody Hobson prepares for Black Enterprise’s 2015 Women of Power Summit by sharing her tips…

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Tips from a Winner: How to Come Out the Victor at Elevator Pitch Competitions

Gwen Jimmere, founder of Naturalicious, earned $10,000 at Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

Gwen Jimmere shares tips on winning $10,000 and more at next year’s Elevator Competition.

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Motivational Entrepreneur Lisa Nichols Talks How She Reclaims Her Power

'I don’t want to live a life preparing for what’s next and missing what’s now'

Preparing for her appearance at the 2015 Women of Power Summit, motivation guru Lisa Nichols…

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Family Business of the Year: Barbara “Sky” Talks Why ‘Can’t’ Doesn’t Mean Impossible

This inspirational entrepreneur survived breast cancer and the death of a son

Barbara “Sky” Burrell is an entrepreneur’s inspiration after surviving personal tests and being honored as…

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Uniting the Black Haircare Industry: One Woman’s Journey to Empower

President and CEO of CURLS leading a movement to unite all black beauty brands

Mahisha Dellinger, CEO of CURLS, is working to unite Africa American-owned beauty brands.

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Women of Power Summit: Ten Facts About Susan L. Taylor

Will be honored with a Women of Power Legacy Award

Former Editor-In-Chief, Susan L. Taylor, is being honored at Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit…

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[RECAP]: Women of Power TV Premier Kicks Off with Interactive Chat

Ask yourself what you want and where you want to go in life while tuning in

Women of Power TV premiered nationally the weekend of Saturday, Oct. 25, and kicked off…

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Entrepreneur David Tarver Shares Tips on Turning Idea Into an Enterprise

A panelist at the 2014 Entrepreneurs Conference, talks top lessons learned in path to making millions

David Tarver, a speaker at the 2014 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, shares tips on turning…

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Female Leaders Winning: Suzanne de Passe, Making Strides in Entertainment

A spotlight on the journey of a true woman of power

Suzanne de Passe, a Legacy Award honoree at the 200Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit,…

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On the Move: Jocelyn Allen to Lead GM Diversity Efforts; Chicago Defender Gets First Female Exec Editor

New promotions and staff additions from across the nation

Both General Motors and the Chicago Defender appoint female power players to top leadership positions.

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Meet Dariany Santana, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

With the debut set for Oct. 25, female professionals and leaders will be inspired

Model and actress Dariany Santana is one of the hosts of Women of Power TV.…

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Meet Caroline Clarke, Host of Women of Power TV

Author and leading TV host expands role on latest programming for Black Enterprise

Get to know Caroline Clarke, new host of Women of Power TV.

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Where Are They Now: Elevator Pitch Competition Winner, Precious Williams

Success has skyrocketed for this Curvy Girlz Lingerie CEO after the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

The 2013 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, Precious Williams, has found success since attending…

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Ten Facts about Pam Grier

Women of Power Legacy Award Honoree: 10 Facts About Pam Grier

Check out fun tidbits about this legendary actress and entrepreneur

Black Enterprise is honoring the great Pam Grier with the 2015 Legacy Award at the…

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Lisa Nichols Confirmed to ‘Motivate the Masses’ at Women of Power Summit

'Breakthrough Specialist' set to inspire and empower attendees

Lisa Nichols is known as “The Breakthrough Specialist” because of her powerful work in “motivating…

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Franchise Company of the Year: Karim Webb Shares Savvy Business Lessons

With 25 years in the restaurant business, this entrepreneur has come out on top

Sharing knowledge of success, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar owner, Karim Webb, talks on…

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Meet Shartia Brantley, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

With the debut of Black Enterprise's Women of Power TV show set for Saturday, October 25, meet co-host, Shartia Brantley.

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Black Enterprise’s newest TV show Women of Power premieres Saturday, October 25 in most…

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3 Ways to Empower Yourself Outside the Office

Clinical therapist Terrie Williams shares tips on finding power

Author and clinical therapist Terrie Williams shares three tips on professional and personal empowerment.

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Pam Grier to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Hollywood’s first female action star to receive Legacy Award for her work in film and business

Pam Grier to be honored with the Legacy Award at Black Enterprise’s 2015 Women of…

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Women of Power TV Show Set to Premiere October 25

Nationally syndicated series debuts with Tracee Ellis Ross feature

Black Enterprise’s nationally syndicated Women’s Power show debuts October 25 on TV One.

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McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson to Speak at Women of Power Summit

First male selected to make a keynote address at the event

The first man ever selected to make at Keynote at Black Enterprise’s Women of Power…

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Female Leaders Winning: Johnnetta B. Cole, a Leader in Education

A spotlight on the journey of a true woman of power

Johnnetta Cole’s legacy is and continues to be one of female and black empowerment through…

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5 Empowering Tips For Women Entrepreneurs

Get over fear and face challenges head on with this strategy

This is a record breaking year for women in business and there’s no signs …

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Entrepreneur, Thou Art Loosed! 5 Keys to Unlock Your Business!

5 tips to yield better business results

I recently attended TD Jakes’s premier empowerment conference for women: Woman Thou Art Loosed in…

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5 Steps to Long-Term Business Success

Angel Investor Rodney S. Sampson provides his tips to staying on a path of business success.

Shark Tank’s Rodney S. Sampson, an alumnus of the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, talks strategy…

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Susan L. Taylor to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Pioneering journalist and author to receive a Women of Power Legacy Award

Pioneering journalist and author Susan L. Taylor to be honored at Black Enterprise’s Women of…

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Golf & Tennis Challenge: One Professional Talks Utilizing the Sports to Further Career Goals

'Golf provides the opportunity for young people to learn life skills'

Clemmie Perry, owner of Women of Color Golf, talks about networking success at The Black…

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A Plunge into the Film Writer’s Life

Gina Prince-Bythewood talks about the business of writing

Gina Prince-Bythewood is no stranger to the world of film. With a list of movies…

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BE 100s: Past ‘Company of the Year’ Honoree Still Shines in 2014

A 2010 'Company of the Year,' Thompson Hospitality Services hits Dulles Airport

Thompson Hospitality Services opens its first restaurants in airports beginning with brb burger and American…

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Carla A. Harris to Inspire Female Leaders at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Carla A. Harris prepares to empower Women of Power attendees

Obama’s Appointed Women’s Business Chair, Carla A. Harris, Prepares to Empower at the Women of…

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Radio Show ‘Café Mocha’ Partners with MadameNoire

Hosted by MC Lyte, Loni Love, and Angelique Perrin, expansion set to begin Oct. 4

Syndicated show that caters to African American women, Cafe Mocha, partners with MadameNoire.com to expand…

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Women of Power: The Award-Winning Legacy of Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Peabody and Emmy award-winning journalist to be honored at the Women of Power Summit 2015

Esteemed journalist Charlayne Hunter–Gault will receive the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Legacy Award…

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Mellody Hobson and Judy Smith to Speak at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Both will bring business and leadership insights to inspire attendees

Leading female CEOs Mellody Hobson and Judy Smith will serves as keynote speakers at Black…

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10 African Women of Power

These females offer the world greatness, from the continent to the Diaspora

From global ambassadors to young international leaders, these 10 African women have truly showcased what…

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The Black Enterprise Golf And Tennis Challeng

Golf And Tennis Challenge Returns to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 2015

Festivities will take place Sept. 3 through Sept. 6

The Black Enterprise Golf And Tennis Challenge will be returning back to he PGA National…

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[RECAP] Activate Conference Wows and Inspires New York City Power Women

Speakers include Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd, Yandy Smith, founder Lucinda Cross and more

The Activate Conference, held Sept. 20 at the Times Center in NYC, featured speakers Keke…

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Purchase Black Wins Black MBA’s Innovation Whiteboard Challenge

Brian Williams' eCommerce site grabs 1st place and a $10,000 cash prize

PurchaseBlack.com founder Brian Williams grabs 1st place and $10,000 cash prize at Black MBA’s annual…

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle

Industry vet meshes passion for communications and connecting professionals

Fox News’ Micheline Bowman has more than 15 years experience in television and has a…

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Women of Power: 10 Black Industry Leaders in Television and Film

Female powerhourses who are ruling the big and small screens

Though the representation of women of color on TV and in film is still lagging…

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Women of Power: 10 Education Leaders Who are Making a Difference

Top females making boss moves training the world's next big leaders

In honor of Dr. Beverly Tatum receiving the 2015 Black Enterprise Women of Power Barbara…

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Women of Power: 10 Entrepreneurs at the Top of Their Game

These female bosses are calling the shots and winning big

With research showing women as the leading forces in entrepreneurship, we rounded up a list…

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Women of Power: Top 10 Leaders in the Fashion Industry

Top females making boss moves in the industry

As New York Fashion Week continues, we’ve rounded up 10 power women of color in…

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Women of Power: 10 Savvy Books to Help Elevate Your Career

Top professional leadership resources written for women and by women

Offering professional advice, tips and wisdom for how women can succeed in the workplace, we’ve…

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From The Corner Office Chat Series Continues With IBOM L.L.C. Co-Founder Anie Akpe

Entrepreneurship advocate and tech media maven will share leadership success strategies

On Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. EST, the From The Corner Office Twitter Chat…

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Black Girls Run! Honored By Oprah And Toyota

Founders Tori Carey and Ashley Hicks recognized for commitment to combat obesity

Black Girls Run founders Tori Carey and Ashley Hicks receive $25,000 standing ovation award during…

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Mitzi Miller: Jets to Uplift and Enhance the Ebony Brand

Editor-in-chief talks plans to keep legacy alive for next generations

Ebony magazine’s editor-in-chief, Mitzi Miller, explains what led her to journalism and plans to keep…

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[RECAP] Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want’ Weekend Stops In Atlanta

Two-day, eight-city tour offers motivation from renowned authors and speakers

This past weekend Oprah Winfrey and friends visited Atlanta for a stop in her “The…

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The Progress Cha Cha: How Achievements—and Setbacks—Lead to Business Success

It is the reality of achievement that there be forward as well as backward movement

In terms of business, like the popular dance, the Progress Cha Cha seems to have…

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Chairmen of the Board: 10 Most Powerful African Americans Directing U.S. Corporations

These leaders are forerunners of business and industry

As part of our BE Registry of Corporate Directors, BlackEnterprise.com reveals African American board chairmen…

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Flawless Leadership Lessons from Beyoncé: 3 #PowerMoves for Success 


Even if you're not part of the Bey Hive, these tips will help you upgrade your skills

Not part of the Bey hive who loves superstar Beyonce? Doesn’t matter. Her killer work…

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NYFW PHOTOS: Harlem’s Fashion Row Talks Fashion & Finance

Industry leaders including Byron Lars and Teri Agins detail business behind the catwalk

RECAP: Harlem’s Fashion Row hosted a 2014 “Fashion and Finance” luncheon, sponsored by Prudential, in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Cosmetics Company Lamik Beauty Highlighted During New York Fashion Week

Event will include a day of beauty, wellness, and networking

Renowned makeup artist Kim Roxie of Lamik Beauty and award-winning hairstylist Hadiiya Barbel present: “Faces…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Robin Roberts Launches Production Company

Rock'n Robin Productions produced the latest espnW.com show “In the Game"

Morning personality, Robin Roberts of the Good Morning America TV show, has launched her own…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Works to Educate Next Generation of Creatives

Founder Brandice Henderson talks importance of educating rising stars

To better prepare students for success in fashion, Harlem Fashion Row founder has created an…

By Courtney Connley

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Maya Angelou’s Poetry to Be Turned into Hip-Hop Album

Album to be inspired by words from Angelou's classic book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

Inspired by her classic book “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” late literary icon…

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power: 4 Boss Moves to Get Salary You Deserve

Active ways millennial women can make a difference today

As the pay gap for women and men is highlighted today for Equal Pay Day,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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NeNe Leakes Joins Final Cinderella Cast on Broadway

Reality TV star will replace Sherri Shepherd in last run of play

According to reports reality TV star and entrepreneur NeNe Leakes will be replacing talk show…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Day 3: Celebrity Master Chef Challenge

Mark Curry hosts early morning chef competition

Mark Curry hosts the Master Chef Challenge at the 2014 Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge, Day 2: Top Highlights

Attendees enjoy more networking, fun, BMW test drives on the green

Check out highlights from Day 2 of the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Day 2: Attendees Learn Basics at Golf Academy

Golf professional Rodney Green gives advice and instruction to become a better golfer

PGA professional Rodney Green leads The Golf Academy at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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[PHOTOS] Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge: Day 1 Best Pics

Highlights from Florida's premier leisure and networking event

Day one of the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge has begun. Check out top…

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Power Women of the Diaspora: How Award-Winning Journalist Used Storytelling to Reinvent Career

Adaora Udoji’s curiosity led to career opportunities abroad

Award-winning journalist, Adaora Udoji recognizes the power of other people’s stories to help transform lives—even…

By Kandia Johnson

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Anthony Anderson

Did you know that the comedian is currently on three TV shows?

Comedian and foodie, Anthony Anderson, makes annual appearances at the the Black Enterprise Golf and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How I’m Building My Tech Startup

Chanel Martin of Techturized Inc. talks behind-the-scenes triumphs and challenges

Cofounder Chanel Martin explains how she is building her tech startup Techturized Inc.

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Golf Professional Rodney Green Shares Passion for Game and the Business of It All

Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis challenge instructor gives real deal on career asset

Rodney Green—who will conducting golf classes at this year’s Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge—…

By Daron Pressley

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Nikki Carr

The Last Comic Standing Finalist will be performing

Nikki Carr will perform at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge taking place in…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Power Women of the Diaspora: Award-Winning Event Planner Tells How To Execute Events Abroad

Cheryl Gentry details global expansion and preparedness for international clientele

Cheryl Gentry, president of Glow Media details strategy for global events and her favorite apps…

By Kandia Johnson

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R&B Divas: 7 Unforgettable Performances from the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

These songstresses wowed crowds at the star-studded event

From Patti Labelle to Chrisette Michele, the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge has been…

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Social Entrepreneur Scores Big Globally With the Soccket

Jessica Matthews talks using technology to empower African youth

Social entrepreneur Jessica Matthews is using technology to empower youth in Africa, and you can…

By Daron Pressley

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: One-on-One with NBA Legend Cedric Maxwell

'In networking situations sometimes it is more important to listen to people instead of pushing your own agenda'

NBA legend Cedric Maxwell details his legacy and participation in the Black Enterprise Golf and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Business of Beauty: How One Makeup Artist is Expanding Her Brand

Joi Mebane has found dynamic ways to extend and monetize her passions

Entrepreneur Joi Mebane shares how she got her start in the beauty industry and her…

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Bevy Smith to Bring ‘Life with Vision’ to Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

TV personality will empower attendees to follow their passions

Television personality and entrepreneur, Bevy Smith, to bring her “Life with Vision” event to Black…

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Careers in Demand: Two Young CPAs Who Started Early Share Advice

An overview of career options in personal finance

Robyn Fuller and Ashley Johnson began their journey toward becoming certified public accountants while still…

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Film Academy Re-Elects Cheryl Boone Isaacs as President

Upon initial appointment, she made history as the academy's first black president

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who made history as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Career Crisis? 5 Keys to Managing Through It

When the going gets tough, don’t leave…LEAD!

Proven advice from corporate executives who have managed crisis in ways that enabled them and…

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Cool Jobs: Meteorologist Somara Theodore Talks STEM & Storm Watching

Media personality details importance of mentorship and advice for young professionals

WJCL’s resident scientist, Somara Theodore, speaks with Black Enterprise about being a successful TV meteorologist…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Beverly Johnson

This marks 40 years since supermodel became the first Black woman on Vogue

Mogul model Beverly Johnson will be making an appearance at The Black Enterprise Golf and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Women of Power: Spelman College President Beverly Tatum Talks Fundraising, Fitness and Retirement

Barbara Graves Award honoree stresses need for education on health and wellness

Spelman’s President Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum talks hitting her historic fundraising goal, changes at Spelman…

By Courtney Connley

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REGISTER TODAY: Relax, Rejuvenate and Restore at the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

Spa at PGA National offers top-notch services that cater to every attendee

From relaxing mineral pools, to facials, massages, and more, find out how you can take…

By Courtney Connley

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REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

Spelman College's Beverly Tatum, Ph. D., will receive Barbara Graves Award

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Dede McGuire

'Hardest working woman in show biz' will be in Palm Beach Gardens

Ten facts about radio personality, Dede McGuire, who hosts her own morning show as well…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How To Get To The Top On Your Own Terms

Investor and marketer Lauren Maillan Bias shows what it takes to survive

At age 19, Lauren Maillian Bias founded a boutique winery that quickly became an internationally…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The First Lady of Wall Street, Ernesta Procope

From Storefront to Wall Street, Ernesta G. Procope Has Blazed Trails in Insurance and Real Estate

Celebrating this year's Black Enterprise A. G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

History-makers seldom have an example to follow; they make a path for others to follow…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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3 Steps to Success for Young Bosses

Millennials, be inspired to get what's yours with these quick tips

Here are three quick tips to finding success inspired by those who’ve found it from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Facts About Chris Spencer

"Real Husbands of Hollywood" creator will be featured host

“Real Husbands of Hollywood” creator, Chris Spencer, will be hosting the Black Enterprise Golf and…

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Your stroke is just as important as the golf course you’re putting on. And for many novice and more seasoned players who want to get a hole in one, ambiance is everything. Golf is what draws golfers to the crème de la crème in courses stateside and abroad, but when they want to organize a family staycation, a getaway for two or fun business outing, it’s something a little more like the spa services or exclusive perks for being a luxury car driver that seal the deal. BlackEnterprise.com spoke to the founder and president of Golf Quests, Inc. Ty DeLavallade about today’s top golf resorts. See if your favorite made the list!

For more travel tips, destinations and best places to stay, eat and play,  visit blackenterprise.com/outofoffice

Golf 102: Playing by the Rules to Defy Business Odds on the Green

Instructor, Blogger explain the opportunities available to women who golf

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The countdown continues to the Black Enterprise…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Golf 101: Rules of Engagement For Making Money On the Green

Instructor and blogger give tips on mixing business with the game

Golf instructor and blogger give tips on doing business on the green and maximizing opportunities…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Entrepreneurs Conference: How to Grow, Protect and Distribute Your Assets

Insurance can make rebounding after losses that much easier. Here's how

Insurance can make rebounding after business losses that much easier for entrepreneurs. Leaders share how…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 3: Brand Your Company With Social Media

Amanda Littlejohn's online branding consulting service shows that a few selfies can go a long way when connecting with your audience

Amanda Littlejohn thought her social media profiles would remain stagnant, but some authenticity and engagement…

By Patrick Austin

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Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 3: Three Tips To Get On The Shelf, Hosted by Walmart

Every product on Walmart’s shelf got there through some tried and true business practices

All three panelists shared their stories about Walmart, and the difficulty and reward from being…

By Patrick Austin

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Entrepreneurs Conference Day 3: Rev. Jesse Jackson Talks New-Day Inequality

Civil rights icon talks Silicon Valley, corporate diversity and Don Sterling

An early-morning one-on-one chat with civil rights icon, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Black Enterprise…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Entrepreneurs Conference: Savvy Startup Founders Pitch for $10,000

Natralicious wins with pitch on natural hair products

At the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, sponsored by Nationwide, entrepreneurs vyed for a chance to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 2: Education Through Technology With The Gates Foundation

How do we reach kids with the technology we have?

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted a panel on education and our children, with…

By Patrick Austin

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Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 2: Four Capital Raising Moves You Can Make

Don’t discount simply being nice as one of the keys to building your business

Eugene Cornelius, Rumia Burbank, and Keith Burgess all offered their capital raising advice during the…

By Patrick Austin

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Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 2: The Complexities of Multiple Franchises

Knowing when to grow is the name of the game

Moderator Carolyn Brown asked franchising experts about how they managed multiple franchises and the difficulties…

By Patrick Austin

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T.D. Jakes: 20 Tips to Tap Into Your Divine ‘Instinct’ for Business Success

Successful pastor and entrepreneur has expanded his brand and earned millions

Business leader T.D. Jakes shared his insights on his new book and business success at…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Entrepreneurs Conference, Day 2: Attendees Learn How to Win Corporate Clients

Experience full of networking and inspiration for small business owners

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference continues for a second day of learning and inspiration

By Janell Hazelwood

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From Entrepreneurship to Exit: 5 Quick Tips for Successful Transition

Panelists share insights on business growth and exit strategies at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

Entrepreneurs Conference: David Tarver, Clarence Wooten, and Russell Wright share insights on exit strategies and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Entrepreneurs Conference Day 2: Kick-Off One-on-One with Valerie Daniels-Carter

Attendees set to be inspired and empowered by queen of franchising

The second day of the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference kicks off with a one-on-one with…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Entrepreneurs Conference: Accessing Equity Capital Panel Talks Crowdfunding, Angel Investment

Rodney Sampson moderated the panel discussing how to secure investment from venture capitalists and what to do if you can't find funding

Speakers including Natalia Oberti Noguera, founder of The Pipeline Fellowship, and Shaz Niazi of the…

By Patrick Austin

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Entrepreneurs Conference: Shark Tank’s Rodney S. Sampson Talks Disruption for Small Businesses

Three quick tips for business longevity

The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, sponsored by Nationwide, kicked off with a one-on-one chat with…

By Janell Hazelwood

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U.S. Black Chambers President Ron Busby Talks Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses

Black Enterprise-Gates Symposium speaker offers tips for young entrepreneurs and small businesses

U.S. Black Chambers President Ron Busby gives advice to young entrepreneurs and small businesses

By Courtney Connley

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Code Fever Co-Founder Felecia Hatcher Talks the Importance of STEM Education

Black Enterprise-Gates Symposium speaker advocates for youth

Code Fever co-founder talks the importance of STEM education and the need for entrepreneurs to…

By Courtney Connley

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Classana Founder Will Lucas Talks Educating Yourself Outside the Classroom

Meet Classana's founder who will serve as moderator for the Black Enterprise-Gates Symposium

Tech entrepreneur and founder of Classana, Will Lucas, talks non-traditional ways of educating yourself and…

By Courtney Connley

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Meet The 2014 Small Business Award Finalists

These 12 nominees represent America's best small black businesses

Innovation, perseverance, and resilience are some of the attributes entrepreneurs need to weather any storm.…

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BE Entrepreneurs Conference, May 14th- May 17th, Columbus, Ohio

Butch Graves joins Columbus, Ohio mayor, Michael B. Coleman, at press conference announcing BE Entrepreneurs Conference

Black Enterprise and the City of Columbus held a press conference the other day to…

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One Entrepreneur’s Love of Pork Skins Led to a Lucrative Deal With Walmart

Stephen Gilchrist found an inventive way to place his favorite snack food on the shelves of the world's largest retailer

One of the most powerful sessions you’ll discover at the 2014 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference…

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Meet Angel Investor and ABC Shark Tank’s Head of Diversity Rodney Sampson

Exclusive one-on-one interview at the 2014 Entrepreneurs Conference

“Where Deals Are Made,” the slogan of the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo, also…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Rev. Jesse Jackson to be Honored at Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

Don Jackson, Chairman and CEO Central City Production will be presented with the Trailblazer Award

Reverend Jackson has been called the “Conscience of the Nation” and “the Great Unifier,” challenging…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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B.E. Entrepreneurs Conference: Meet Our A.G. Gaston Award Recipients

When more than 1,000 entrepreneurs gather at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo in…

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2014 Entrepreneurs Conference: Capital Raising Moves to Help Start, Grow Your Business

This CEO secured a $5 million line of credit as a result of attending last year's event

In addition to accessing capital, conference topics will run the gamut from how to get…

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Columbus, Ohio Mayor Discusses Resurrecting City from Recession

Coleman highlights small business, economic development initiatives

The 2014 Entrepreneurs Conference will return to Columbus

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B.E. Entrepreneurs Conference: Black America’s Most Historic Entrepreneurs

The 25th anniversary of the BE 100s is upon us

When BLACK ENTERPRISE presented the A.G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award honoring entrepreneurial excellence at its…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year's Women of Power Summit

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Shark Tank Open Casting Call at the 2014 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

ABC hit show 'Shark Tank' to hold open casting calls during the 2014 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo in Columbus, OH

Entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators will have a shot at pitching their ideas for a…

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Thomas J. Burrell, the Dean of Black Advertising, Received the First A.G. Gaston Award

The industry visionary was the first awardee

At the first Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference held at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in 1996, BE…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Entrepreneurs Conference Countdown: A.G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award Salutes Top Guns of Business

Each year, a major event highlight has been the presentation of the A. G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award

When more than 1,000 entrepreneurs convene at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo in…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

Panel of executives discuss navigating through a range of transitions

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Women of Power: Preparing Young Girls For STEM Careers

Symposium tackles the issue of increasing the number of black women in science, technology, engineering and math related ndustries

How do we bring more young women into the field of STEM and keep them…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Women of Power: Risk, Re-brand & Reboot: The Art of Reinvention

Linda Johnson Rice and Desiree Rogers of Johnson Publishing Co. talk career journeys

Linda Johnson Rice, chairman of Johnson Publishing Co., and Desiree Rogers, CEO of the powerhouse…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: 3 Tips to Manage Your Online Reputation

How to ensure your Web brand matches reality

The Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, attendees learned how to manage their Web brand…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: Becoming Your Own Boss

Master class of entrepreneurs share success strategies on transitioning in their careers to start their dream enterprises

African-American women have made great strides in the realm of business ownership

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Women of Power: How to Have the Career Team Advantage

Professionals encouraged to get honest feedback for true professional growth

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, professionals learned the importance of having a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: One-on-One with Tennis Phenom Venus Williams

Pro talks competitive upbringing, overcoming loses, and managing autoimmune illness

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, tennis pro and entrepreneur Venus Williams talks…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: One-on-One with Apple Environmental Executive Lisa Jackson

Former EPA chief talks facing career challenges and thriving under pressure

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, former EPA chief Lisa Jackson discussed her…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: 3 Tips to Maximize LinkedIn for Professional Success

Think beyond the basics to ensure you're getting the most from your experience

Social media expert S. Lynn Cooper shares tips for Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: Don’t Divest From Our Daughters; Invest In Our Sons

The ultimate success of black girls hinges on ending the assault on black boys

But we must invest in our sons–not just in their survival–but their success

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Women of Power: How to Become the Go-To Person for Winning Results

Women of Power panelists share insights on positioning themselves as leaders

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, corporate leaders share how women can position…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: Conquering Self-Doubt to Achieve Success

Professional women explore concept of the 'imposter phenomenon'

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On day two of the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power: Legacy Award Honoree Myrlie Evers Williams Talks Life’s Work & Reinvention

Civil rights advocate shares insights on Medgar Evers and her upcoming memoire

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, editorial director Sonia Alleyne sat down one-on-one…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Women of Power Day Two: Professionals Start Day with Fitness and Empowerment

Professionals have full day of enriching seminars in store

Day two of the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit has begun with fitness and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion

Fashion industry leader Bethann Hardison talks her journey to diversify the industry.

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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