Tag Archives: Women of Power

Michelle Williams

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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Allyson Byrd

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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Channing Dungey

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

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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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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…

By Safon Floyd

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Sephora Launches Program For Female Founders of Beauty Startups

Sephora seeks to bridge the gap between male and female founders in the beauty industry

Sephora seeks to bridge the gap between male and female founders in the beauty industry.…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] Ade Samuel—Young Fashion Stylist to the Stars Launches Shoe Line

Young fashion stylist talks what it takes to launch your own shoe line

Young fashion stylist talks what it takes to launch your own shoe line.

By Kandia Johnson

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Starting Over: Stacii Jae Johnson Talks New Show and Rebounding From Career-Breaking Scandal

'From the Bottom Up' star shares keys to getting your life back

Stacii Jae Johnson, who stars on the Queen Latifah-produced reality show “From the Bottom Up,”…

By Janell Hazelwood

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From Local to Global: How One Young Woman Followed Her Dreams to Win in Africa

Nigerian entertainer Emma Nyra details career journey and advice for women of the Diaspora

Nigerian pop star Emma Nyra talks about her journey from her hometown in Houston, Texas,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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