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Detroit City Council Honors Women Empowerment Activists

The Powerful Women organization cultivates a culture of excellence for women

Every year, The Powerful Women hosts its signature conference, The Powerful Women’s Weekend, which attracts…

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Merrill Lynch’s Racquel Oden On Training the Next Generation of Financial Advisers

Oden hires approximately 1,700 advisers per year

Merrill Lynch executive Racquel Oden talks preparing the next generation of financial advisors and purposely…

By Courtney Connley

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[RECAP] #BEWPS Twitter Chat: The Challenges of Being a Professional Woman

Those seeking advice on how to find the silver lining during a career crisis found answers

On Thursday, Feb. 25, the #BEWPS Twitter Chat took place at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Caroline…

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7 Must-Haves For Women of Power Summit

Everything you need for a successful summit, and then some

As we gear up for the 2016 Women of Power Summit, BlackEnterprise.com wants nothing more…

By Safon Floyd

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Black History Month: Order of African American Nuns Celebrates 100 Years of Service

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary started as a social mission and expanded

An order of black nuns in Harlem N.Y.—one of only three original orders of its…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Octavia Spencer & Taraji P. Henson Co-Starring in Film About Black Women Space Pioneers

Fox 2000's 'Hidden Figures' set for release in 2017

Octavia Spencer has landed a role in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures,” co-starring with Taraji P.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Michelle A. Williams Becomes Harvard’s First Black Faculty Dean

Williams will step into her role as head of the School of Public Health in July

Michelle A. Williams appointed head of Harvard’s School of Public Health, making her the first…

By Courtney Connley

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How Allyson Byrd Went From Living on Food Stamps to Running a Profitable Business

Entrepreneur explains the blueprint to growing your business revenue

As CEO of Money Movers International, Byrd is a popularly known speaker and best-selling author…

By Courtney Connley

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BE Exclusive: Jane Fonda Discusses Raising a Black Daughter

Giving each other life

Mary Luana Williams, nicknamed ‘Lulu,’ never imagined that one day she would call one of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Women of Power Attendees Are Saying About This Year

Here's what attendees are most excited about

As the 11th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit rapidly approaches, neither we nor…

By Lisa Fraser

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On the Move: Channing Dungey Becomes First African American to Head Major Broadcast Network

Dungey takes over after Paul Lee

ABC appoints Channing Dungey to entertainment president, making her the first African American to…

By Courtney Connley

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Wellesley College Names First African American President

Dr. Paula A. Johnson brings educational and medical experience to the role

Dr. Paula A. Johnson has been named Wellesley College president, making her the first black…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Yvette Noel, CEO of U.DO.U, Shares Top Reasons For Starting a Fitness Brand

The top 5 reasons for starting a fitness brand

Yvette Noel, CEO and co-founder of U.DO.U, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, shares the…

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5 Ways to Treat Your Girls for Galentine’s Day

Show your BFFs just how much they mean with sunshine and empowerment

Treat your girls to the perfect Galentine’s Day gift–registration to the Women of Power Summit,…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Women and Money

Financial adviser Alice Barnes helps her sisters rise and shine

“Black women are like a sponge. They’re very, very open. Once they trust you they’re…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Former Coca-Cola Executive Named WNBA President

Lisa Borders comes to the league as it celebrates its 20th season

WNBA appoints Lisa Borders to president.

By Courtney Connley

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

Military pioneer continues to break diversity barriers in higher ranks

Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored February 10, 2016 in an official ceremony formalizing…

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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Decoded: Rihanna’s Brand is Definitely Not ‘Anti’ Profitability

Check out the Bajan pop singer's biggest business wins

Rihanna, who recently released her latest album ‘Anti,’ has a brand bankability not to be…

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