Tag Archives: Women of Power

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7 Facts You Should Know About Venus Williams Off The Court Business Smarts

A look into the tennis superstar's power moves off the court

An inside look into the off-the-court business deals of tennis superstar Venus Williams.

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Weaves, ‘Designer’ Bags and … Sports: Alibaba Teams Up With Companies to Launch New Venture

Deal comes as NBCUniversal lands agreement with world's largest e-commerce source

Alibaba, a mega e-commerce site popularly known for vendors that sell hair extensions and other…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Prosecutor Kym Worthy Leads Charge to Complete Testing of 10,000 Rape Kits

'Toughest woman in Detroit' says there's still more work to be done

Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy has led the charge to complete testing on 10,000…

By Janell Hazelwood

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‘The Dinner Table Doc’ Takes a Look at Multidimensional Woman of Color

Director Asha Boston spins the addictive concepts of reality TV into positive female camaraderie

Check out Asha Boston’s ‘Dinner Table Doc,’ as she spins the addictive concepts of reality…

By Brittany Dandy

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Williams’ Sister Love: The Life of Sibling Tennis Prodigies

"You can be enemies on the court, and you can be friends...off the court"

Serena beat out sister Venus and came out a 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 winner in a…

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Harlem Non-Profit Provides Women with Job Skills, Education, and Income

Bread Kitchen is striving to change the lives of immigrant women living in the U.S.

Check out how this non-profit is changing the lives of women, fighting to make a…

By Brittany Dandy

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‘The Limited’ Spotlights More than 60 Female Bosses in ‘The New Look of Leadership’ Campaign

Retail brands new campaign uses everyday women to embrace female empowerment

The Limited launches The New Look of Leadership campaign that spotlights more than 60 diverse…

By Courtney Connley

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Nicki Minaj Ranks First Among Latest Highest-Grossing Tours

Rapper turned pop-star brings in a whopping $13 million in revenue from tour

Nicki Minaj brings in $13 million from touring, ranking her first in latest highest-grossing tours.

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Tech Entrepreneur Creates App to Help People Instantly Access Health Information

Female Tech Entrepreneur igniting innovation in Uganda with health information app

In January 2014, Brenda Katwesigye, a tech entrepreneur based in Uganda, built something only a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Fox News Anchor Suing Toy Maker for More Than $5 Million

Harris Faulkner says Hasbro used her likeness for hamster doll

Harris Faulkner is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy that shares…

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Cool Jobs: How One Young Designer is Charting Her Own Path in the Fashion Industry

Jesstia Usher talks the business behind her clothing line, Eyanatia

Fashion Designer Jesstia Usher talks getting her start in fashion and the highs and lows…

By Courtney Connley

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The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Expands to Help a Community in Need

Hall of Fame Gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, wants to provide low-cost sports to inner-city residents in Detroit

Wendy Hilliard Foundation expands to bring low-cost gymnastics to residents in Detroit.

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Venus Williams Graduates From Indiana University

The star tennis player earned her degree in business administration last month

The star tennis player earned her degree in business administration last month.

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Stephanie Ready Becomes First Full-Time Female NBA Analyst

Ready will move from sideline reporter to full-time analyst

FOX Sports Southeast names Stephanie Ready as the NBA’s first full-time female analyst for the…

By Courtney Connley

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U.S. Open: Serena Williams Takes First-Round Win on Path to Set Record for Women

Sports world on watch as tennis star may be first woman to win all four top tourneys in one season

Will Serena Williams become the first woman since Steffi Graff in 1988 to win the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Military Women are 10 Times More Likely to Experience Sexual Assault

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs highlights sexual trauma in the U.S. military

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs shows women are ten times more…

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Tips for Productivity Learned at Google

Former employee shares four tools to help entrepreneurs be more efficient

Check out four tips to boost your business productivity derived from Google practices.

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Stephanie Hightower Becomes First Black Woman To Hold Seat on IAAF Council

USA Track & Field president landed one of six seats designated for women

Stephanie Hightower, USA Track & Field (USATF) president, was recently elected to IAAF Council, the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Carol’s Daughter Creates Viral ‘Born and Made’ Campaign Celebrating Women

Celebrities join in to celebrate strength of women on social

Popular haircare and skincare brand Carol’s Daughter has launched the #BornandMade campaign, a new female…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Study: Low-Income Black Women Ignored After Hurricane Katrina

Residents of housing projects say redevelopment disregarded their needs

Research also indicated that the women were forced to move into expensive housing, and some…

By Janell Hazelwood

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