10 Professional Picks: Forbes List of '100 Best Websites for Women'
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

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If you’re a power woman on the go, there’s nothing like having a list of awesome Web resources right at your fingertips. Today, Forbes released their fourth annual “100 Best Websites for Women” list, featuring bloggers, experts, and organizations who use their Web platforms to empower and inspire the female masses from the U.S. to across the globe. Each site has a unique voice on topics from career advancement, networking, and leadership to technology, healthcare and human rights to fashion and beauty.

“…This year, more than any other… has been a true collaborative effort by dedicated staffers, contributors and ForbesWoman readers,” writes staffer Meghan Casserly. “For that reason it just might be—dare we say it—the best list ever.”

For all the power women making boss moves, check out a few career and leadership-focused sites that made the list, and add them to your bookmarks and RSS feeds for quick reference:

  • The Boss Network: If you’re looking to connect with a community of entrepreneurial women of color, this is the place to be, with support through virtual, in-person and event-based networking.
  • Brazen Careerist: Entrepreneur, author and founder Penelope Trunk not only started a blog, but a movement for millennials navigating their professional destinies and creating their own paths to success.
  • Colored Girl Confidential: Infusing insights on race and gender, this online community’s motto includes offering “career and life advice that is as fierce as you are.”
  • Corporette: This fashion and lifestyle blog is especially for women in the C-suite, including lawyers, MBAs, consultants and “otherwise overachieving chicks.”
  • Daily Muse: A Web resource for professional millennials and Gen Y working women (with counterpart The Muse) features advice for recent graduates, job listings, and the Muse University .
  • Her Agenda: One enterprising millennial saw a need for dynamic networking events and resources for young women to connect with mid-level and seniors in the business, and thus, this site was born. In addition to info on events, you can find scholarships, conferences, internships and job opportunities.
  • Lean In: This site is an extension of the popular Sheryl Sandberg book by the same name, continuing the movement to urge women to push the envelope to capture ultimate success despite gender inequities.
  • Savor the Success: As part of this womne’s network, you can join a circle and motivate each other toward more boss moves through reaching goals together.
  • Stiletto Woman: This network provides support to women entrepreneurs and mixes small business resources and tips with insights on beauty and home decor.
  • Women For Hire: If you seek recruitment services for women, this site seeks to fit that need, offering career expos, blogs and features as well as an online job board.

Check out the rest of the list at Forbes …

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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