Tag Archives: Women’s History Month

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[Study] Women Are Feeling Financially Empowered

More women trusting financial instincts

“In fact, American women and men have a lot to learn from one another, as…

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Federal Government Meets Women Contracting Goal First Time in History

Call for black-owned female firms to take products and services to federal agencies

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that the federal government met women contracting goal…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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3 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Regain their Power in Life and Business

Powerful women brag and focus on lessons learned; not their failures or mistakes

Some powerful women entrepreneurs brag and focus on lessons learned; not their failures or mistakes.

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Missouri Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal Leads Record-Breaking 39-Hour Filibuster

The state senator led the longest filibuster in Missouri's history against a bill that would allow discriminatory practices against same-sex couples

This week Missouri state senator, Maria Chappelle-Nadal, has been making headlines with her heroic stance…

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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…

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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.

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[Women’s History Month] Dr. Dara Richardson Heron Making History At The YWCA

Worked to enhance the lives of women, girls, and families

It is my hope that when people reflect on my legacy, they will say, “Throughout…

By Stacey Tisdale

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This Google Entrepreneur-in-Residence Inspires Others on International Women’s Day

Celebrating yet another successful woman in tech, on International Women's Day, March 8th

Celebrating yet another successful woman in tech, on International Women’s Day, March 8th.

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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…

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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…

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Earlier this week, a select group of online reporters were given the opportunity to sit down with First Lady Michelle Obama in the Old Family Dining Room in the East Wing of White House. Among those in attendance was iVillage’s Kelly Wallace, who spoke with Mrs. Obama about a wide range of topics, including her Let’s Move campaign against childhood obesity and creating a normal environment for her daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 10, despite residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.   BlackEnterprise.com pulled a few parenting nuggets of wisdom from Michelle on keeping your kids grounded. —Anslem Samuel

First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates ‘Let Girls Learn’ Throughout March

Peace Corps adds 23 new Let Girls Learn countries

Let Girls Learn, a government-wide effort that leverages U.S. investments in global primary school,…

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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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10 Unique Black Women-Owned Tech Startups

10 startups founded by black women that represent the height of innovation

10 startups founded by black women that represent the height of innovation.

By Samara Lynn

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Women’s History Month: Amanda Ebokosia Empowers Marginalized Communities

Founder of the Gem Project is a ‘Millennial on a Mission’

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting a woman who, at 19, had the courage to…

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Women’s History Month: Jacqueline Glass At the Well

Founder of At the Well Conferences Inc. provides safe space for bright girls of color

Jacqueline Glass, a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, is founder of At the Well Conferences…

By Robin White Goode

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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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[WATCH] Icon Gloria Steinem Shares Money Lessons with B.E.

Series: The 3 Most Important Lessons I Learned About Money

Altogether, we each deserve enough to eat, a home, and a little dancing, but after…

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Join Black Women “Getting in Formation” to Advance Nutrition and Agriculture for International Women’s Day

Pan-African initiative celebrates International Women’s Day and honors social entrepreneurs

Pan-African initiative celebrates International Women’s Day and honors social entrepreneurs.

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Walker’s Legacy to Research Fastest-Growing Segment of Entrepreneurs: Black Women

Walker's Legacy will conduct research on black female-owned businesses and launch a series of empowerment programs in honor of International Women's History Month

Black women are starting businesses in record numbers and Walker’s Legacy wants to discover the…

By Samara Lynn

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This Little Box Has Ambitious Black Women Dreaming Big

TV personality and entrepreneur Lauren Maillian and other female leaders curate items women need to be successful

TV personality and entrepreneur Lauren Maillian and other female leaders curate items women need to…

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