Tag Archives: women professionals

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Hyatt Hotels, Chili’s Grill, and Eventbrite Make ‘100 Best Workplaces for Women List’

Fortune releases 'Best of the Best' companies for women

According to Fortune, to create the Best Workplaces survey, over 130,000 women from 637 companies…

By Kandia Johnson

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Meet Desiree Peterkin Bell: The Woman Changing the Face of Marathon Race Directors

How Desiree Peterkin Bell is carving her own path in a historically male-dominated field

Peterkin, recognized as a strategic planner, consummate communicator and political strategist, holds a master’s in…

By Kandia Johnson

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NotMom Founder Talks Creating a Platform That Celebrates Career Women Without Children

Karen Malone Wright on her plan to create a supporting network for women without children

Karen Malone Wright talks The NotMom Summit and creating a space for career women without…

By Courtney Connley

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The Future Belongs to the STEM-Savvy

As more girls code, more women sue, but who is ready to fill the tech gender gap?

The latest women’s revolt in the tech industry – a class action suit filed against…

By Caroline Clarke

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Ayesha Curry on the Key Family and Career Lessons She Hope to Pass to Her Daughters

"I hope they also take away that you can sort of have it all"

Superstar wife, mom and blogger Ayesha Curry opens up about her key to achieving work-life…

By Courtney Connley

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Is Women-Only Public Transit a Good Idea?

Several other countries have instituted the practice

According to The Guardian, British Labour Party politician and member of Parliament Jeremy Cobryn has…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 4 Ways to Get Involved

Avon Foundation for Women recommends 4 ways to get involved during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Avon Foundation for Women recommends 4 ways to get involved during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cool Jobs: Hot 97’s TT Torrez on Beating the Odds to Be a Power Woman in Radio

Torrez opens up about her journey to finding career success

Hot 97’s TT Torrez talks her career journey in radio, views on showing emotion in…

By Courtney Connley

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Launches College Tour with Wouri Vice, Kimberly Goldson and More

Harlem's Fashion Row kicks off multi-city college tour for aspiring fashion careerists

Harlem’s Fashion Row kicks off college tour for aspiring fashion careerists.

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‘In the Black’ Tour Bringing Business and Career Empowerment to Multicultural Women

Influencers head to 15 cities from East to West Coast to share secrets to success

The ‘In the Black’ Tour has kicked off its multi-city 2015 agenda, seeking to empower…

By Janell Hazelwood

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‘Lesbians Who Tech’ Summit Coming to New York City

Four-day event featuring speakers from companies including Google, The New York Times, Amazon and more

Lesbians Who Tech’s second annual summit in New York Oct. 1-4 is set to bring…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Michelle Obama Steals the Spotlight at White House State Dinner

Her black Vera Wang dress was the talk of the Internet

FLOTUS steals the spotlight at White House State Dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping.

By Kandia Johnson

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Ad Week 2015: Celebrities, Industry Leaders, and Media’s Top Execs Gather in NYC

Regulation and access issues in publishing and social are hot topics this year

This week, thousands of leaders in the advertising, media, business, tech, and marketing industries are…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Power Move: How to Successfully Turn Your Passion Into a Lucrative Career

International speaker and author, Cheryl Wood, shares how she left corporate America to find fulfillment

Award-winning author and international speaker Cheryl Wood shares how she found the courage to leave…

By Janell Hazelwood

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New CEO Perri Irmer Expected to Boost DuSable Museum of African American History

Executive tasked with reviving Chicago institution and plans to collaborate with presidential library

Perri Irmer, fourth president and CEO of the DuSable Museum, is expected to help boost…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Zuri Hall Talks Landing Her Dream Job at E! News and the Power of Investing in Yourself

Hall shares her journey to making it as a national television host

E! News correspondent Zuri Hall opens up about her career journey and the power of…

By Courtney Connley

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the top trending news stories from this week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Ex-NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gives 144th Gift of Homeownership to Single Parent

He and his foundation help provide resources for first-time home buyers

Warrick Dunn has decided to expand his NFL legacy with philanthropy, and he’s giving the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Minding Her Own Business: Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, Talks About Making It In the Haircare Industry

She shares four challenges many businesses need to overcome

Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, talks making it in the haircare industry.

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Black Reproductive Justice Activists Gathering for National Strategy Summit

Washington, DC event to draw industry leaders in women's advocacy

Activists will gather in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25 to Sept. 29 for the first Annual…

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