Tag Archives: Women of Power

Sorority sisters and entrepreneurs Selena Young and Shauna Harper

Women Entrepreneurs Turn Frustration Into a Successful Business

Sorority sisters found opportunity in catering to a select audience

When the dynamic duo noticed it was hard to find unique and stylish Greek apparel,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Siza Mzimela Becomes First Black Woman to Own an Airline

South African businesswoman launches Fly Blue Crane airline

South African businesswoman Siza Mzimela launches Fly Blue Crane, making her the first black woman…

By Courtney Connley

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Successful Women Entrepreneurs Share the Business Rules They Didn’t Follow

Incredibly inspiring women reveal their secrets to success

In business, there are those who follow traditional rules for success—and those who prefer to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Crashing Silicon Valley with Sherice Torres

Who says Silicon Valley is a boys club?

Torres aims to help you understand that it doesn’t always take a STEM degree or…

By Safon Floyd

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The Rucker Sisters Talk Managing Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

These God-fearing, southern belles were taught that the world is limitless

Education has always been the focal point for success in the Rucker family. Born into…

By Daron Pressley

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President Obama Pledges $118 Million to Help Girls and Women of Color

Research institutions partnering with White House to address education and career development issues

Five-year funding initiative called Prosperity Together devotes funds to low-income women with more from the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Making Herstory: Ethiopian Airlines to Fly All-Women Operated Flight

The historic flight will take off on Nov. 19

Ethiopian Airlines to fly all-women operated flight on Nov. 19 in an effort to show…

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Power Women of the Diaspora: How Global Music Phenom DJ Cuppy Turns Opportunity Into Gold

This billionaire's daughter has the talent and tenacity to back up the clout

She’s the glam daughter of a billionaire, but nothing in her career journey spells nepotism.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Celebrate International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Join the largest international celebration of businesswomen on November 19

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is the world’s largest celebration of women entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, innovators and job…

By Kandia Johnson

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Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes: Stay Open to the Unknown, You Might Be Surprised

Creator of Scandal and Grey's Anatomy talks new book and the year that changed her life

Year of Yes, published by Simon & Schuster, documents a year in which Rhimes, a…

By Rebecca Nichloson

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African American Women Who Made U.S. Military History

These legendary women made a mark in the military world

Whether it’s defending our country on the front lines or providing support to U.S. soldiers…

By Kandia Johnson

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From Intern to CEO: Glenda Smith Talks What it Takes to Run a Successful Nonprofit

The CEO of Brooklyn's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS organization talks career longevity

Like many people, Glenda Smith didn’t set out for a career in the nonprofit sector.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Be Inspired and Register Today! 7 Black Women of Power in Sports You May Not Know But Should

A new look at who is really calling the shots in athletics

BlackEnterprise.com exhibits these powerful women who hold their position in executive suites all across the…

By Safon Floyd

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The Surprising Age at Which Women’s Pay Falls Behind

Payscale report reveals that women's pay starts to plateau more than a decade before men

According to a Payscale study of 1.4 million full-time workers, women make less than men…

By Courtney Connley

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Victoria Reese Talks What it Takes to Be a Brand Architect

Creativity and a sharp business acumen are necessary

Since branding is the emotion people feel when your company or personal brand come to…

By Chanel Martin

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[Women of Power] Executive Leaders Give You the Scoop on Corporate Climbing

Wonya Lucas, Amy Dubois Barnett, and Carol Fulp host Summit sessions on what it takes to get to where you want to be

Black Enterprise has just announced that three dynamic women have been added to the empowering…

By Safon Floyd

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HBCU Homecoming: North Carolina A&T State University

Returning with a greater purpose this year

While I was excited to show my love for my college alma mater, I was…

By Aniesia Williams

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[Women of Power] The Early Bird Gets to Save

Make your first financial empowerment move of 2016 with these savings.

Early-Bird Registration for the Women of Power Summit is open and you’re invited to capitalize…

By Safon Floyd

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On the Move: Arne Duncan’s Former Senior Advisor Joins College Board

Ericka Miller becomes organization's new chief of membership, governance and higher education

The College Board announces Ericka Miller as its new Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher…

By Courtney Connley

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Your Inner ‘Woman of Power’ is Calling; Answer Her Today

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership.

By Rebecca Nichloson

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