Tag Archives: women professionals

How To Leverage Your Unique Power

Use the things that happen in your life as a platform for change

Here are some ways that show you how to leverage your own story and unique…

By Maryann Reid

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New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

How to Solve the Sponsorship Gap in Your Career

Top executives explain the difference between having a mentor and sponsor

Leading women from corporate America share insight on how to achieve a sponsorship.

By Courtney Connley

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[OP-ED] Rubio and Cruz Opposed the Violence Against Women Act: Voters Must Oppose their Candidacy

Former mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, and current DNC Women’s Caucus Chair, Lottie Shackelford, on the importance of the Violence Against Women Act

Former mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, and current DNC Women’s Caucus Chair, Lottie Shackelford, on…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Women’s History Month: 5 Ways to Celebrate

Celebrate women's contributions to history

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these five contributions to history.

By Kandia Johnson

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Top 5 Benefits of Having More than One Mentor in Your Circle

Executive coach Mary Pender Greene shares the pros to having multiple mentors

Career and executive coach Mary Pender Greene offers advice on the benefits of having more…

By Courtney Connley

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Why Women Need To Behave Like A Girl To Grow Their Businesses

Women’s entrepreneurship expert notes being equal doesn’t mean being the same

Women’s entrepreneurship expert cautions being equal doesn’t mean being the same.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Meet Nzinga Shaw: The NBA’s First Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Shaw talks working with the Atlanta Hawks and expanding opportunities for women and people of color in sports

Atlanta Hawks chief diversity and inclusion officer talks the state of diversity in sports today…

By Courtney Connley

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#PledgeForParity: International Women’s Day Launches with Empowerment and Advocacy

Corporate partners and advocates support equal opportunities for women in business, career and society at large

#PledgeforParity is the official theme for International Women’s Day, and people worldwide will take a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Best Cities For Black Women To Launch and Operate a Thriving Business

These places offer culture, resources, and opportunities for growth

Here are the best cities for black women entrepreneurs. These places offer culture, resources and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Social Media Success: 3 Simple Steps to Boost Global Customers via Instagram

How beauty entrepreneur Sushana Cole increased her worldwide visibility using Instagram

Beauty entrepreneur Shushana Cole was able to take her Jamaica-based line global with a few…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Celebrity Physician Jameelah Gater, M.D. Discusses the Keys to Success in Entrepreneurship and Medicine

Learn what it takes to become a successful medical doctor in the changing landscape of medical practice

Learn what it takes to become a successful medical doctor in the changing landscape of…

By Chanel Martin

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Black Women Business Owners Outpace All Other Startups Six Times National Average

Betting on black women to grow America’s economy

The number of black women business owners has increased rapidly, with one in six…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Vanessa Williams Joins Star Jones for New VH1 Drama Series

The series will follow the antics of five ladies on a popular talk show

Vanessa Williams tapped to play in Star Jones VH1 scripted drama series called “Satan Sisters,”…

By Courtney Connley

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These Democratic Lawmakers Are Leading the Call to Strengthen Disclosure of Corporate Board Diversity

Coalition of Democratic Lawmakers urge faster review of board diversity proposal

The proposal, submitted nearly a year ago, encourages the SEC to require companies to…

By Kali Wilder

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From $15,000 to $400,000: What You Didn’t Know About the Lace-Front Wig Business

Tyann Hodges, founder of Allure & More, shares tips to success in launching her business

Tyann Hodges, founder of Allure & More took $15,000 to launch a lace-front wig and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Female History Makers of 2016 You Need To Know

Power women who are etching their names in the history books

Five modern day women who have made history in 2016

By Courtney Connley

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Meet the School Principal Revolutionizing Education for Public School Students in Brooklyn

How Nadia Lopez is changing the conversation about public school education

How school principal Nadia Lopez is changing the conversation about public school education.

By Kandia Johnson

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Does a Financial Loss with Weight Watchers Mean a Loss of the ‘Oprah Effect’?

Winfrey loses $27 million amid Weight Watchers bad financial report

With recent numbers showing a major financial loss at Weight Watchers, many are wondering if…

By Courtney Connley

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Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC Set Parting Ways Amid Public Dispute

TV journalist's contract is still active but she won't be the host of her namesake program

MSNBC has confirmed it is parting ways with TV journalist Melissa Harris-Perry amid public dispute…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Amy DuBois Barnett’s 10 Tips for Dealing with a Career Crisis

DuBois Barnett shares lessons of resilience as she gears up for the 2016 Women of Power Summit

Here are 10 tips on how to find the silver-lining during a career crisis.

By Safon Floyd

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