Tag Archives: black women entrepreneurs

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“Boss” Cameka Smith Talks Making Social Media Work for You

The successful entrepreneur offers strategies and solutions to leverage your social media presence

Learn how to utilize social media to take your business to the next level.

By Safon Floyd

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The 50 Billion Dollar Boss Is Worth Every Penny

This valuable book assembles the advice and experiences of some of the nation’s most successful black women entrepreneurs

50 Billion Dollar Boss (a nod to the combined revenues generated by black-women-owned firms between…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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This Google Entrepreneur-in-Residence Inspires Others on International Women’s Day

Celebrating yet another successful woman in tech, on International Women's Day, March 8th

Celebrating yet another successful woman in tech, on International Women’s Day, March 8th.

By Samara Lynn

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Black Women Business Owners Outpace All Other Startups Six Times National Average

Betting on black women to grow America’s economy

The number of black women business owners has increased rapidly, with one in six…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Walker’s Legacy to Research Fastest-Growing Segment of Entrepreneurs: Black Women

Walker's Legacy will conduct research on black female-owned businesses and launch a series of empowerment programs in honor of International Women's History Month

Black women are starting businesses in record numbers and Walker’s Legacy wants to discover the…

By Samara Lynn

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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.…

By Safon Floyd

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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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,…

By Safon Floyd

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Venus Opal Reese Teaches Black Women Entrepreneurs How to Break Million-Dollar Mark

Mentor and inspirational speaker shares insights on to monetizing a 'mess' into meaning and millions

Mentor and Inspirational Speaker teaches Black Women Entrepreneurs and Experts how to monetize their “mess”…

By Kandia Johnson

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How Designer Robin Wilson Got Her Products Into Bed Bath & Beyond And Other Retailers

The 2008 Innovator of the Year focused on boosting her brand in good and bad times

Designer Robin Wilson survived the recession to sell millions in Bed Bath & Beyond and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Sheer Bliss: Entrepreneur Opens Salon for Women Suffering Hair Loss

After suffering a traumatic hair loss, this businesswoman pursued her purpose

A lucky few know their calling before they can even spell their name, while some…

By Essence Gant

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Four Funding Sources for Women

Going back to school or starting a business may be more realistic than you think

The average cost of a college education and starting a business is $30,000, according to College…

By Essence Gant

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Mother Mastermind: 5 Lessons on Career and Leadership from Tina Knowles

Beyoncé's mom opens up about her personal and professional journey

While speaking at a women’s empowerment luncheon in Texas, Tina Knowles opened up about the…

By Courtney Connley

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#SmartBrownGirls Event Empowers Young Female Leaders in New York City

Young industry leaders discuss self-awareness, career development and motivation

Social media personality Jouelzy hosted #SmartBrownGirls event where female industry leaders inspired young women in…

By Cristie Leondis

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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Businesswomen Disrupt Sports Merchandising Industry with Team Couture

Cassandra Johnson and Audrey Tolson talk filling niche among female enthusiasts

Founders of Team Couture, Cassandra Johnson and Audrey Tolson saw a need in sports merchandising…

By Candace Mitchell

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Essence Festival To Focus On Capital Access For Female Entrepreneurs

Women will compete for $25,000 and exposure to investor network

In an effort led by the National Women’s Business Council, female business owners will compete…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Women of Color Are Driving Entrepreneurship

Black and Latina women are overcoming significant obstacles to start their own businesses

Women of color are a principal force within the U.S. entrepreneurship community, according to a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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