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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks Leadership and Giving Her Children the World, Literally (PartI)

Her children are excelling both academically and socially; they've even learned to speak and write Arabic

Her children are excelling both academically and socially. They’ve even learned to speak and write…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Think Global, Act Local [Part 2]: How One Washington D.C Organization Makes Positive Impact

WANDA founder Tambra Raye talks ways to make a difference internationally

A Washington D.C. organization, Think Global Act Local, talks ways to make a global impact.

By Kandia Johnson

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Entrepreneurs: 5 Starter Steps to Seize Business Opportunities in Cuba

With recent landmark diplomacy between the U.S. and the country, the opportunities are vast

Real estate developer Troy Nash, Ph.D., a frequent traveller to Cuba, shares pointers to help…

By Marquita Miller

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How Not to Help Poor, Black Children – Part 1

Cultural relevance in education reform is key

After an education trip to Cameroon, an African American teacher learns to her dismay that…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Women’s History Month: 5 Cool International Travel Spots to Celebrate the Power of the Female

Add a bit of fun and festivity to your next overseas vacation

As we celebrate women’s history, incorporate a little fun with all the awareness and empowerment,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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4 Cool International Women’s Organizations Changing the World in a Big Way

These groups are combating skills gaps, gender violence,and more to level the playing field for all

These women’s organizations are making impact where it hits hardest, combating poverty, skills gaps and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Going to Africa: 3 Steps to Transition Your Business and Successfully Penetrate the Market

International PR powerhouse Claudine Moore shares how she took the leap and won

Claudine Moore of C. Moore Media expanded her firm to Africa and added one of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Career Transitions: 4 Quick Tips for Young Professionals to Turn a Temp Gig Into a Global Adventure

How Susan Younis-Khobane went from international MTV gigs to success across Africa

Susan Younis-Khobane has launched a successful international freelancing career, working for companies including MTV Africa…

By Janell Hazelwood

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#PledgeForParity: International Women’s Day Launches with Empowerment and Advocacy

Corporate partners and advocates support equal opportunities for women in business, career and society at large

#PledgeforParity is the official theme for International Women’s Day, and people worldwide will take a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Social Media Success: 3 Simple Steps to Boost Global Customers via Instagram

How beauty entrepreneur Sushana Cole increased her worldwide visibility using Instagram

Beauty entrepreneur Shushana Cole was able to take her Jamaica-based line global with a few…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Canada: 8 Famous and Influential Northern Neighbors of Color

Famous and influential leaders in heatlhcare, politics, sports, and more

In celebrating Black History Month, here’s a snapshot of black Canadian leaders who have made…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History Month: 5 International Landmark Locales That Commemorate Our Story

Add these destinations to your next trip for a bit of knowledge and reflection

Roots tourism has gained traction among African American travelers looking to add a bit of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black History at Home and Abroad: 13 Leaders Whose Impact Went Global

These historymakers have crossed borders, expanded their reach and legacies

February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada. These global…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Facebook Taps Nunu Ntshingila to Head its First Office in Africa

The Morgan State University alum will help the company expand its global users

Facebook taps advertising veteran Nunu Ntshingila to head operations in its new Africa office.

By Courtney Connley

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Couple Launches International Black History Month in Hong Kong

Power beaus on mission to spread economic empowerment and multicultural awareness

Couple is on a mission to honor the extraordinary achievements and historic contributions of African-Americans…

By Kandia Johnson

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Port Antonio: Jamaica’s Hidden Gem

Among other attractions, get a sampling of famous jerk chicken or pork in its original home

Negril, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios are great, but why not try something different? Check…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Give1 Project to Host Inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference in Dakar

The vision of the conference is to bring powerful, diverse women from around the world who are current and future leaders with a powerful message

The Give 1 Project will host its inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference in Dakar, Senegal March…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Calling All Adventure Racers! Dominica’s 2nd Annual Nature Island Challenge

Racers will also encounter adventure, photo and cultural challenges that involve strategy, problem solving and creativity

Interested teams must apply by January 24, 2014

By Kimberly Wilson

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Give1 Project Inspires Young Women at Global Women’s Empowerment Summit in Benin

A delegation of 10 women leaders traveled to Benin to strengthen the leadership, increase the empowerment and community engagement of 60 young Beninese women

The trip to Benin brought together powerful, diverse women from the United States who are…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Lil Jon Discovers His “Big 5” in South Africa

“What’s Your BIG 5?” is a new campaign aimed at re-defining the broad range of authentic and distinct experiences found only in South Africa

Have you ever been to South Africa?

By Kimberly Wilson

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