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Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie Keynotes 2016 Women of Power Summit

The first woman Bishop of the AME church will be a noted event speaker

It is now confirmed that 117th elected and consecrated bishop of the AME Church, Bishop…

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Alfre Woodard Named Women of Power Legacy Award Recipient

Woodard joins Vanessa Williams, Renee Powell, and N. Joyce Payne as 2016 award recipients

Alfre Woodard will be honored with a Legacy Award at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women…

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Crack-Up with Comedian Capone at BE Women of Power Summit

The notorious funnyman brings the laughter to Hollywood

Comedian Capone joins R&B sensation Johnny Gill as live entertainment for this highly-anticipated 2016 Women…

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7 Dynamic Mother-Daughter Entrepreneur Duos You Should Know

Sometimes your next business partner is closer than you think

BlackEnterprise.com recognizes successful mother-daughter dynamic business duos who’ve come together, realizing success in their industries.…

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Woman of Power Alicia Boler-Davis Named 2016 Corporate Executive of the Year

GM exec honored for exceptional career accomplishments at 24th annual Trumpet Awards

Boler-Davis to be honored for career accomplishments at the 24th Annual Trump Awards.

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10 Perfect Reasons to Attend Women of Power Summit

Three days you can't afford to miss

If you’re already pretty much convinced that if you attend any event this year it…

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Executive Education – What’s Next?

Ensuring your next move is your best move

In today’s rapidly changing work environment, it would behoove you to stay on top of…

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Sheila Coates on Being Your Own Brand

"Don't worry about what people are thinking. Give them what you want them to think."

Learn how to identify and affirm your personal brand at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women…

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5 Things to Consider When Securing a Mentor

Sometimes it all boils down to who you know and who knows you

In the spirit of mentorship month BlackEnterprise.com offers these few tips on securing the mentor…

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10 History-Making AKAs You Don’t Know But Should

Happy Founders Day, Alpha Kappa Alphas

Today, Alpha Kappa Alphas around the world are skee-weeing to the heavens as they celebrate…

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[Women of Power] Fit Beyond Resolution

Keeping fitness goals far past the start of the year.

Making the resolution is the easy part—acting on it is an entirely different story. The…

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Happy Founders Day: 10 Celebrity Power Women Who Belong to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

These women are industry leaders--from entertainment to education to business

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is celebrating its Founders Day today. The empowering women’s organization was…

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[Women of Power] Let Your Wardrobe Do the Talking

Macy's helps you find clothes for your body and style at the 2016 Women of Power Summit

We’ve all heard the saying ‘Dress for the position you want, not the one you…

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Sprinkles Black Girl Magic on Cancer Research

Physicist was awarded $1.1 million grant to develop a groundbreaking treatment.

Strides are currently being made in cancer research thanks to the contributions of Dr. Hadiyah-Nichole…

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[Women of Power] Embracing Your “Masks” and Using Them to Your Advantage

"The identities that we have are the masks that we wear. It’s about knowing which one to pull out when."

BlackEnterprise.com talked with Dr. Atira Charles about overcoming the apprehension in claiming the masks we…

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[Women of Power] Get Ready to Be Serenaded by R&B Crooner Johnny Gill

So put on your red dress, and slip on your high heels

You’ve already started humming your favorite Johnny Gill tunes and you’re likely looking for your…

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Soul Food That’s Good For the Body, Too

A candid interview on healthy soul food cooking and business habits, with authors and food activists Alice Randall and Caroline Randall-Williams.

Mother-daughter duo Alice Randall and Caroline Randall-Williams take the food industry by storm with their…

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Womanomics at Women of Power Summit: Building Your Wealth

A necessary discussion on creating financial security at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Financial experts Donna Sims Wilson and Carmen Rita Wong discuss spending, saving, debt, and retirement…

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Women of Power: Build Your Team, Build Your Dream

Tips for building a team that will go to battle for you

Having a solid, functional, and balanced team in the workplace is not only a requirement…

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Women of Power: What’s Your Body Saying?

Avis Jones-DeWeever Ph.D., Sheila Coates, and Renau Daniels discuss the unsaid things you may be saying.

Often times subtleties like where your eyes are focused when speaking to a client, or…

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Women of Power: What Mask Are You Wearing?

The truth behind who we appear to be and who we are

The 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit explores the concept of the masks we…

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Women of Power: Sponsors vs. Mentors: Who’s Got Your Back?

Learn to leverage your network in order to enter the C-Suite

The 2016 Women of Power Summit will host an executive leadership session on mentorship and…

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Women of Power, Register Today! Carnival Corp. CEO Arnold Donald to Keynote Summit

Seasoned corporate executive will share candid insights on leadership via master class

Carnival Corp. CEO Arnold Donald will be bringing his executive expertise to the Black Enterprise…

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Be Inspired & Register Today: Women of Power Vanessa and Helen Williams Offer ‘Real Talk’ on Memoir

The mother-daughter duo will lead a conversation on the costs and rewards of taking the road less traveled

Vanessa and Helen Williams offer you knowledge on attaining success, despite all odds, at the…

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Be Inspired and Register Today: Woman of Power Tamara Franklin Shares How to Steer Your Career

Learn strategy to overcome personal and professional crisis at the 2016 Women of Power Summit

Learn how your career can weather any coming storm and even thrive in ways you…

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Crashing Silicon Valley with Sherice Torres

Who says Silicon Valley is a boys club?

Torres aims to help you understand that it doesn’t always take a STEM degree or…

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7 Black Military ‘Women of Power’ to Honor This Veterans Day

Acknowledging the often overlooked women in service.

Let’s celebrate the sacrifices and accomplishments of these powerful women, and all veterans, on this…

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Be Inspired and Register Today! 7 Black Women of Power in Sports You May Not Know But Should

A new look at who is really calling the shots in athletics

BlackEnterprise.com exhibits these powerful women who hold their position in executive suites all across the…

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[Women of Power] Executive Leaders Give You the Scoop on Corporate Climbing

Wonya Lucas, Amy Dubois Barnett, and Carol Fulp host Summit sessions on what it takes to get to where you want to be

Black Enterprise has just announced that three dynamic women have been added to the empowering…

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[Women of Power] The Early Bird Gets to Save

Make your first financial empowerment move of 2016 with these savings.

Early-Bird Registration for the Women of Power Summit is open and you’re invited to capitalize…

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[Women of Power] One-on-One with Debra Lee

Power moves straight from the power suite

Accomplished and celebrated businesswoman, Debra L. Lee, chairwoman and CEO of BET Networks, will be…

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[Video] Know Your Worth: Family and Finances

Let your budget be your guideline

Tips on how women of power can maintain and set expectations for your finances when…

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[Women of Power] Know Your Worth: Building Your Wealth

Facts and tips to aid in your financial empowerment

The 2016 Women of Power is a mere 5 months away, which is just enough…

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Renee Powell and Dr. Joyce N. Payne Honored at 2016 Women of Power Summit

Black Enterprise celebrates 11 years of trailblazers

Black Enterprise honors women who have made a significant impact on the immediate and extended…

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[Women of Power] 10 Black ‘Women of Power’ in Tech

Redefining what it means to be a boss in a male-dominated industry

The women featured have not only made strides in their respective technological ventures, but have…

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[2016 Women of Power Summit] Register for Empowerment Now

Registration is currently open for individuals and groups for the 2016 event

Registration is officially open for the 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, March 9th-12th,…

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Save the Date: Women of Power Summit 2016

Know Your Worth, Own Your Truth, Embrace Your Power

Black Enterprise has officially announced that the 2016 Women of Power Summit will be held…

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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,…

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10th Women of Power Summit Most Successful of All Time

Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit breaks attendance and sponsorship records

Last week, Black Enterprise’s 10th Women of Power Summit, hosted by State Farm in Ft.…

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Women of Power: How to Make a Vision Board

Lisa Nichols gave women the power to manifest goals through creative visualization

Vision Boards are a powerful way to manifest dreams and goals in life. So the…

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Lessons of Legacy: Susan L. Taylor and Pam Grier Share Candid Advice and Insights

Honorees give real talk on the 'tricks, traps and truths' about success

The empowerment continued at Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit, with the highly anticipated panel…

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Day 3: Education Power Players Talk Engaging Students Through Innovative Learning

Panelists detail using innovation to prepare students for the workforce

Education leaders talk the importance of keeping students engaged through innovative learning.

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Day 3, Social Media Buzz: Attendees Enjoy Jewels of Wisdom from Susan Taylor and Pam Grier

Legacy Award honorees share lessons learned in balancing purpose and passion

National CARES Mentoring Movement CEO Susan L. Taylor and actress-activist Pam Grier share stories of…

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Day 3: Leading Executives Talk Diversity and Innovation in the Workplace

Executives from Grosvenor Capital Management, PepsiCo, Bank of America and Intel Corp. offer insights

Leading female executives talk the value of adding diversity and innovation to the workplace

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Day 3: Experts Offer Tips for Getting ‘Unstuck’ in Your Career

Attendees learn how to refresh their professional development strategy

Dawn Davis, Marlene Gordon, Barbara Carr and Trudy Bourgeois offer tips on getting unstuck in…

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Day 3: Experts Talk Social Media Strategy in ‘Mobilizing You’ Session

At the Women of Power Summit, panel provides tips and advice

On day three of Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit, the panel “Mobilizing You” included…

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Day 3: How to Get a Seat on a Corporate Board

Panelists give actionable tips for women, and talk diversity

At Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit, panelists talk corporate board diversity and the path…

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Women of Power Summit: Day 3 Begins With More Dynamic Networking and Learning

More fitness, wellness, leadership sessions continue

Attendees continue dynamic networking and enriching participating in events at the Black Enterprise Women of…

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Top Real-Time Moments: Women of Power Summit Legacy Awards

Four exemplary women received the Legacy Award at the 2015 Black Enterprise Women of Power…

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Day 2: Women of Power Attendees Learn the Value of Leveraging Their Power and Unique Talents

Chief Evangelist Paul Allen talks the power of learning your own strengths

Chief Evangelist for StrengthsFinder talks leveraging your power and owning your unique talents.

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Day 2: Afternoon Sessions Filled with Style, Leadership and Leisure at Women of Power Summit

Mellody Hobson, Lisa Nichols, beauty entrepreneurs, vision boards and more

The afternoon on Day 2 of Black Enterprise’s Women of Power continues with Mellody Hobson,…

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Day 2: Mellody Hobson Talks Career Success and Being Unapologetically Black

Ariel Investments L.L.C. President Melody Hobson talks her journey to career success and being unapologetically…

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Day 2: Star Jones Moderates ‘Masterful Moves’ Session for Power Women

From family upbringing to dealing with sexism, panelists shared potent tips

Star Jones, president of the Professional Diversity Network and National Association of Professional Women, moderated…

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Day 2: Women of Power Attendees Learn Power of Financial Independence

Racquel Oden, Sharon Epperson and Stacey Tisdale how to build and sustain a lucrative future

Financial experts Racquel Oden, Sharon Epperson and Stacey Tisdale talk the importance of financial independence

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Day 2, Social Media Buzz: Attendees Share Experience at Women of Power Summit

More highlights as power women share insights and make connections

The second day of power networking and empowerment continues in Fort Lauderdale Florida at the…

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Day 2: Executive Coach Deborah Gray-Young Talks Stereotypes in Leadership for Women

How perception can unconsciously affect female professionals of color

Executive coach Deborah Gray-Young talks fighting stereotypes professionally and personally in order to be an…

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Day 2: Vernice ‘FlyGirl’ Armour Delivers Dynamic Keynote on Leaping Into Your Purpose

Pilot and speaker revealed personal secrets and tips to success for attendees

The first black female combat pilot hit Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit to revealing…

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[WATCH LIVE NOW] Women of Power Summit Events Streaming Video

Catch top moments of excitement and empowerment via the Web

You can catch top moments from the Women of Power Summit via Black Enterprise’s live…

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Day 2: Women of Power Attendees Learn How to Be Effective Leaders in the Workplace

Adrienne Lofton, Ramona Rogers-Windsor and Katrina Adams offer dynamic strategy

Adrienne Lofton, Ramona Rogers-Windsor and Katrina Adams offer tips on how to reach your leadership…

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Day 2: Women of Power Summit Kicks Off with Rise and Shine Morning Activities

Yoga on the beach and fitness by Jodi Brockington start the day

Day two of Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit kicks off with Rise & Shine…

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Day 2: Lisa Nichols Offers Tips for Helping Women Channel Their Inner Power

Motivating the Masses CEO helps women face challenges holding them back

Motivating the Masses CEO, Lisa Nichols, helps Women of Power attendees channel their inner power…

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Day 1: Carla Harris Talks Power, Fighting Fear and More at 2015 Women of Power Summit

Harris inspires women with her pearls of wisdom

Women of Power attendees get rejuvenated and renewed by Carla Harris at the Purpose and…

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Social Media Buzz: Women of Power Summit, Day 1

Hundreds convene in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for empowerment and networking

On day 1 of the Women of Power Summit, sponsored by State Farm, hundreds of…

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Black Enterprise Announces 50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America

Executives will be honored today during Women of Power Summit

The February 2015 issue of Black Enterprise highlights women of color leading the charge at…

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Day 1: Women of Power Summit Kicks Off in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Hundreds of professional and executives gather for three days of networking, inspiration and fun

The 2015 Women of Power Summit kicks off in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with hundreds of…

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Women of Power Summit Legacy Panel: Pam Grier and Susan L. Taylor to Offer Jewels of Wisdom

Black Enterprise's 10th annual event honors female trailblazers

On Tuesday, March 3, Black Enterprise’s 10th Annual Legacy Awards honors trailblazers at Women of…

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Black Enterprise Launches New Events App for Women of Power Summit

Convenience and engagement will be at attendees' fingertips

Hosted by State Farm, Black Enterprise live streams highlights of its Women of Power Summit…

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Women of Power: 6 of the Most Powerful Corporate Women Who Attended an HBCU

Black female executives whose leadership skills were honed at an HBCU

A spotlight on six of the most powerful women in corporate America who attended an…

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Leadership and Standing Alone

She is not afraid to stand against the majority

Some of the most successful women in the world are women who are simply not…

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Boyz II Men Set to Perform at Women of Power Summit

The best-selling R&B group of all time confirmed

Iconic R&B group Boyz II Men is confirmed to perform at the Black Enterprise Women…

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Women of Power Summit: ‘Hey Ladies’ Comedy Show Set to Wow Attendees

The new ladies of comedy talk being in the business and changing perceptions of comediennes

Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit will be closing out with the “Hey Ladies” comedy…

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Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum Speaks on Race and Women of Power

The 2015 Legacy Award recipient talks retirement, Trayvon Martin, and Jordan Davis

2015 Legacy Award recipient Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum laughs with excitement over attending Black Enterprise’s…

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Ladies of Legacy: Myrlie Evers-Williams

The 2014 Award Recipient leaves Alcorn State to focus on Medgar & Myrlie Institute

Activist and author Myrlie Evers-Williams is a 2014 Black Enterprise Legacy Award recipient and history…

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Star Jones Confirmed to Moderate Women of Power Summit Panel

President of Professional Diversity Network leading 'Masterful Moves' discussion

Star Jones is set to moderate a panel with industry leaders at Black Enterprise’s 2015…

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Women of Power Summit: Social Media 101 for Senior Professionals

Tech leader and panelist Angela Pitter shares the 5 tough truths and strategy

Social media isn’t just a playground for millennials. Check out tips from Angela Pitter, a…

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Women of Power Summit: Children’s Education Takes Center Stage

Jhan Doughty Berry, Ph.D., and Muriel Howard, Ph.D., talk test taking and minorities

Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit brings child education to the forefront with Jhan Doughty…

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Six Good Reasons You Should Attend Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Dynamic speakers, beach parties and more reasons why W.P.S. is a must

Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit is quickly approaching, and of all the empowering events you’ve ever attended, you’ve…

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“Purpose & Pearls” Kicks off Women of Power Summit

Black Enterprise expands on the New Year tradition of burning the unwanted

The power in burning the unwanted is often at the center of New Year traditions.…

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Women of Power Summit: Angela Pitter, Dr. Dorothy Terrell and Dara Richardson-Heron Confirmed Panelists

Three more dynamic power women are added to the lineup

Black Enterprise announced the addition of three new confirmed honorees at the 2015 Women of…

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The Real Olivia Pope, Judy Smith, Helps Everyone from Sony to Michael Vick

The crisis management expert shares advice on dealing with problems

There would be no Scandal or Olivia Pope without crisis management expert Judy Smith. A…

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Psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor Gives Advice on Women Dealing with Depression

Taylor helps women take off the mask

Dr. Janet Taylor is a professional when it comes to helping people heal. A…

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Ladies of Legacy: Nikki Giovanni

'Princess of Poetry,' Nikki Giovanni, uses her words to teach, empower, and heal

Black Enterprise’s 2008 Legacy Award recipient Nikki Giovanni fights against injustice using poetry.

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Quality Connections: How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Professional Brand

Women of Power Summit panelist Lauren "LC" Johnson talks using platform to boost careers

Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit panelist LC Johnson teaches women how to brand themselves…

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Legacy Award Honoree: How Charlayne Hunter-Gault Helped Desegregate Schools

The award winner was one of the first blacks to desegregate the University of Georgia

Legacy Award recipient and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault was one of the first blacks to desegregate…

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BE Launches New Women of Power Website

WOP online shares inspiring news on women and business

We can hardly wait for the Women of Power Summit in March, and judging by all…

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Ladies of Legacy: Dorothy Height

"Godmother of the Civil Rights Movement" fought for equality for African Americans and women

Civil rights activist and Black Enterprise Legacy Award recipient Dorothy Height would be proud of…

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Black Women in Film Have a Powerful Ally in Terra Renee

The founder of the African American Women in Cinema Film Festival has been supporting female filmmakers for nearly two decades.

Terra Renee is a powerful ally for black women in film.

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For the intellectual in your life, pay for the registration fee for a conference (like our Women of Power Summit, February 23-26, 2011).

4 Holiday Gifts to Empower Women

Check these ideas that can add enrichment to any lady in your life

Check out these ideas for the leading women in your life, from empowerment to life-changing…

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Ladies of Legacy: Judith Jamison

Legacy Award recipient, Judith Jamison, is the key to keeping the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater alive.

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theate opens its New York City Center Season December 3.…

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Robin Roberts Named Glamour Woman of the Year

Glamour honors Robin Roberts and three other women of color

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts is highlighted in Glamour’s December issue as a woman…

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Sheryl Lee Ralph’s World AIDS Movement

Actress combines art and activism to raise awareness and fight for a cure

Using arts and activism, actress Sheryl Lee Ralph fights AIDS through her D.I.V.A Foundation and…

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6 Ways to Snap into Greater Success in 2015

Take this advice to see success

The new year is coming. Are you prepared?

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Author and Motivator Lisa Nichols Inspires During Social Media Event

Author and Women of Power Summit speaker shared powerful advice to participants

Lisa Nichols inspired participant during her tweet chat with Black Enterprise, detailing her latest business…

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Susan L. Taylor Talks Mentorship and Passing on a Legacy via CARES

'You have to live your passion in order to have a life that’s worth living'

Sharing tips on passing on a legacy and the need for mentorship, Susan L. Taylor…

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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion

Legacy Award recipient talks her fight for fashion diversity and living life to the fullest

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Shartia Brantley, host of Women of Power show
Black Enterprise’s newest TV show Women of Power…

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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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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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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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[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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How Couples Can Avoid Financial Disaster

Talking to your spouse about money may not be easy, but financial challenges are one…

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Creating a Viable Budget With Irregular Income

Conference calls in your pajamas, extended lunch hours, no worries about arriving late – these…

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