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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

How the Story of Madam C.J. Walker Impacted the History of American Entrepreneurs

Madam C.J. Walker
During the 19th century, American society was in a transformative state. As the fight between widespread racism and the Civil Rights frontier came to a head, many African-American individuals made an effort to establish themselves within a (hopefully) more accepting society. There is no figure that encompasses that struggle more than Madam C.J. Walker - the wealthiest African-American woman of her time!

Friday, February 8, 2019

5 Influential Female Entrepreneurs Who Started With Nothing

Kat Cole, COO of Cinnabon
It’s easy to look at a celebrity and say, “They’re successful because of the money they have.” This might be the case for some, but many successful entrepreneurs started from the bottom and worked their way up. For example, there are a lot of successful female entrepreneurs who started with nothing - we list just a few of them below.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

How the Olsen Twins Built Their Fashion Empire

Olsen twins
If you grew up in the 90's, then chances are you’ve heard of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. But have you ever wondered what happened to them after all these years? Well, the twin superstars have channeled their childhood stardom into fashion industry success. Below we dive into how the Olsen twins built their fashion empire over the course of a couple decades.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

6 Inspirational Quotes by Morgan Harper Nichols - A Talented Writer, Artist and Musician

Morgan Harper Nichols
Morgan Harper Nichols is a multi-talented individual who works as a writer, artist, and musician. Inspired by others and their experiences, her work resonates with a diverse group of people. Her single, “Storyteller,” has over one million plays on Spotify. She also has a self-published poetry collection under the same title, which became an Amazon Bestseller.

Friday, January 25, 2019

5 Influential Female Interior Designers Throughout History

Influential female interior designers
Looking for some inspiration for your next renovation project? We’ve put together a list of the most influential female interior designers throughout history. Every woman mentioned has influenced the design world with their unique vision, immaculate taste, and ability to transform a room with the perfect d├ęcor.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The Many Hidden Talents of Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith has become a household name for her successful acting roles in The Matrix, Girls Trip, and Gotham. But her talents don’t stop there. From philanthropy to business, it seems there’s nothing this ambitious star can’t do. Many people may not know that Jada has achieved just as much success behind the camera as she has in front of it.

Friday, January 18, 2019

How Sandra Oh Made History at the 2019 Golden Globes

Sandra Oh
Before a single award was given out, actress Sandra Oh had already made history on January 6th at the 76th Annual Golden Globes. As the first Asian woman to host the awards show, Oh was the headline of every major media outlet leading up to the big night. During her monologue, Oh told the audience that she decided to host the show despite her fear because she knew it would represent change.


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Top Business Women Events & Workshops:
Every year, hundreds of local, national and international events are held around the world for business women and entrepreneurs. These events include conferences, expos, workshops, seminars and more. And, the mission is always the same: to help women and girls to become more successful in business. [Find an event to attend...]



Top Business Women Facts & Statistics:
Women-owned businesses in the United States continue to grow at a faster rate then any other demographic. Not only that, women-owned businesses are generating more revenue, hiring more employees, and contributing more to the national economy. Remarkably, the growth is not just in one state or city, but all over the country amongst all ethnic groups. Women have truly proven themselves to be talented and intelligent business owners. [Get the facts...]



Top Business Women Organizations:
There are many organizations and foundations that help women. Usually, their goal is to help women attend college, get a job, get free daycare, and/or deal with emotional or physical abuse. However, there are also many organizations that empower women to start successful businesses. Typically, they offer professional networking, education and training, and/or business facilities or centers that can be used. [Find the right organization for you...]



Top Publications For Professional Women:
Reading is a great way to educate many people all at once. Because of this, many publications are dedicated to helping and inspiring women in business. In fact, there are quite a few magazines, newsletters, blogs, and even books that all aim to be powerful resources to sustain women entrepreneurs. [Find a publication that meets your needs...]



Top Grants & Other Funding Options for Woman-Owned Companies:
Funding and raising capital has always been a huge challenge for women-owned businesses. Because of gender discrimination, unfair business practices, and other factors, many women around the world struggle to raise much-needed capital, to start a new business, and/or to keep the business they have afloat. [Get funded...]




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