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Friday, December 14, 2018

Meet Nancy Abu-Bonsrah -- The First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah
The prestigious Johns Hopkins University beckons to hopeful, eager students who have dreams of advancing medicine. For many young people, this dream never comes true. But for Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, years of hard work and academic excellence paid off when she received the news that she had been accepted into the University's neurosurgery residency program. Even more, she’s the very first Black female there to be granted this honor.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Advice from Ursula Burns

Ursula Burns
As the first African American female to become the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Ursula Burns often talks about her road to success. Her unique perspective and great insight make her a role model for anyone who wants to advance in their career. How did she do it? Here’s Ursula Burns’ advice.

Monday, November 26, 2018

8 Brilliant Pieces of Life & Career Advice from Oprah

Oprah Winfrey
People from all over the world turn to Oprah Winfrey for guidance, insight, and support. A self-made billionaire, she’s a talk-show host, an actress, a philanthropist, a producer… the list goes on. Out of all the wisdom this distinguished woman has shared over the years, we’ve compiled some of the best advice from Oprah that will inspire you to go after your dreams.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Alice Waters' Food Revolution

Alice Waters
We all know about fast food, but what about its antithesis, “slow food”? It’s not about how fast you eat—rather it’s about the manner in which you prepare and eat your food. The slow food movement encourages eating locally sourced food in order to promote food culture and heritage. The pioneer of this movement is a woman named Alice Waters, who brought this little-known slow food revolution to America in the 1970's.

This Woman Entrepreneur is Earning Millions Selling on WhatsApp

Shanmuga Priya
Online selling through social media has recently become a popular form of business. Shanmuga Priya, an entrepreneur from India, has become very successful using this technique. She began selling sarees (Indian female garments) in 2014 through the messaging app WhatsApp. Since then, she has earned millions of Indian rupees and has helped thousands of resellers too!

Thursday, November 15, 2018

2018’s Top 4 Highest-Paid Women in Business

Women make up more than 47% of the workforce—this is an admirable shift from years past. Even better, many women are succeeding and pushing past the boundaries set up by history. With a lot of hard work and workplace flexibility, any working woman can become one of the most powerful businesswomen in the world. Here is a quick list of the top four highest-paid women in business, their net worth, and how they got there:

Monday, November 5, 2018

Meet the Two Sisters Who Launched an All-Natural Toothpaste Brand With No Funding

Pooneh Ramezani and Paris Sabo, founders of Dr. Brite toothpaste
Pooneh Ramezani and Paris Sabo, two sisters who are successful doctors, are also now successful entrepreneurs. Dr. Brite, the brand they co-established, is now the leading all-natural oral care brand in the market. For two years, they did everything by themselves, including doing the product and market research, formulating the product, and funding the company!


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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