Tag Archives: women professionals

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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.

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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…

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Join Go Red For Women Today: 5 Easy Ways to Get Involved

The American Heart Association brings awareness to heart disease in women

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women,…

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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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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.…

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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.

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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,…

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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Tyra Banks Welcomes Baby Boy

The former model and beauty entrepreneur welcomes son York with boyfriend Erik Asla

Tyra Banks is a brand-new mom! The beauty entrepreneur and former supermodel announced the birth…

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House Majority Leader: FBI Set to Indict Hillary Clinton

Will the presidential candidate be tried in the court of public opinion or in federal court?

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says Hillary Clinton will be indicted for the way she…

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Barbie Gets Another Makeover

Mattel makes its iconic doll tall, petite and curvy

Toymaker giant Mattel is introducing three new body shapes–curvy, petite, and tall–for its iconic Barbie…

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with Rachel Harsley

Harsley shares her experience and provides tips for other young professionals of color

On Jan. 26, BlackEnterprise.com had a #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with female engineer Rachel Harsley at…

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[WATCH] Global CEOs to Release Key Gender Data at World Economic Forum

Key information will be announced as part of UN Women's HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Initiative

Key information on gender parity at top Fortune 500 companies will be announced as part…

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Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova and Advances to Semifinals

The 34-year-old No. 1 ranked player beat long-time rival 6-4, 6-1, despite having a bout of food poisoning

In Melbourne, Australia tennis pro Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova for an 18th time on…

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Global Tech Leaders of the Diaspora: 10 African Innovators to Watch In 2016

These leaders are changing the landscape of the continent and connecting the world

With Africa’s emerging markets and forecasts for economic booms, these tech leaders are expected to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How a Side Hobby Became a Multi-Location Business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business.

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The Best Countries For Women

Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia named best countries for women

Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia named best countries for women.

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Corrie Harris Launched Brand Placement Platform For Multicultural Designers

She's helped designers of color land fashion placements in TV and film

When Corrie Harris noticed a disconnect between the mainstream fashion world and multicultural designers, she…

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