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Working Women

More Than A Check Box- Receiving the Recognition I Deserve Beyond My Race & Gender

More Than A Check Box- Receiving the Recognition I Deserve Beyond My Race & Gender

By Reshma Moorthy, CEO of Frontier Technologies Inc Any woman, especially a woman of color, knows the feeling of stepping into a room full of people who don’t look like […]

Working Women

Women Of Color Now Own HALF Of All Female-Owned Businesses In The U.S.

Women Of Color Now Own HALF Of All Female-Owned Businesses In The U.S.

Owning a business is becoming less of a boy’s club. With each year, the number of women-owned businesses throughout the world grows. And with an increasing number of opportunities arising […]

Causes

From L to R: Liz Gamboa/Executive Director NM Community Capital, Vanessa Roanhorse/Co-founder Native Women Lead, Alicia Ortega/Co-Founder Native Women Lead, Kalika Davis/Co-Founder Native Women Lead, Jaime Gloshay/Co-Founder Native Women Lead

New Gender Equality Funding Initiative Aims To Empower BIPOC & WOC Entrepreneurs

Announced during Women’s History Month and on March 8, International Women’s Day, the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge which will award $40 million to help expand women’s power and influence in […]

Entertainment, Interviews

Director Kimberlee Bassford On Featuring Women Of Color At The Center Of Her Award-Winning Films

Director Kimberlee Bassford On Featuring Women Of Color At The Center Of Her Award-Winning Films

March is Women’s History Month and one of the ways we love to celebrate is to amplify the work and stories of women, especially women of color and underrepresented voices […]

Entertainment, Interviews

Actress Sujata Day On Writing Her “Brown Girl Story” In Directorial Feature Debut ‘Definition Please’

Actress Sujata Day On Writing Her “Brown Girl Story” In Directorial Feature Debut ‘Definition Please’

When it comes to changing a decades-old industry that has been stuck in it’s traditional (i.e, white, cis-gender, male) ways since the beginning, you can’t just change the existing system, […]

Feminism

Amanda Gorman at the Biden/Harris Inauguration. Image: ABC News/Youtube

“A New Dawn Blooms” At The Biden/Harris Inauguration With Women Of Color Front & Center

Welcome to a very special edition of Feminist Friday! The column where we typically share 3 videos centered around an intersectional feminist theme. This edition is one that has been […]

Working Women

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Women-Owned Business Statistics You Need to Know in 2021

It’s been reported that a rising number of women are attending business school changing the way the classroom looks. Excitingly, this trend is carrying over to entrepreneurship as more women […]

Working Women

Entrepreneur, Author & Business Coach Joyce Johnson Speaks On Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Finance

Entrepreneur, Author & Business Coach Joyce Johnson Speaks On Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Finance

By Joyce Johnson Wall Street and the finance industry as a whole look a lot like an “all white boys club.” The industry does little to disguise their homogeneity. However, […]

Politics

Kamala Harris gives her victory speech as Vice President elect, in Delaware on November 7, 2020. Image: CNBC/Youtube

THIS IS AMERICA: Madam VP And The Women Of Color, LGBTQ+ Folks & BIPOC Who Made History In The 2020 Election

November 3 will forever become an historic moment in American politics. Yes, it was heralded as arguably the most important presidential election of our time, but more than that, it […]

Feminism

'Not Done: Women Remaking America' | PBS

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Documentaries About The Women Of Color Leading Movements That Are Changing America

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! It’s clear we are headed for change, not just in America but across the world. With 2020 being a pivotal year due to […]

Girl on a Mission

Actress & Producer Patricia McKenzie Using Storytelling To Change Hearts And Minds In Hollywood

Actress & Producer Patricia McKenzie Using Storytelling To Change Hearts And Minds In Hollywood

By Dana Corddry “Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower, and to humanize. Stories can break the […]

Feminism

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FEMINIST FRIDAY: Videos Outlining The Importance Of Women Gaining The Right To Vote

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! That part of the week where we gather around our virtual water coolers and fangirl over a handful of videos, centered around an […]

Interviews

Speaker & Educator Kishshana Palmer Helping Women Of Color Fundraisers Adapt Their Businesses During COVID-19

Speaker & Educator Kishshana Palmer Helping Women Of Color Fundraisers Adapt Their Businesses During COVID-19

Today more than ever, we are grounding our platform in the mission that if we want to see a new model of leadership that is innovative, inclusive and representative, look […]

Interviews

Thynk Global founders Maghan Morin and Jeanine Suah

Get Familiar With Thynk Global: A Co-working Space Founded by 2 Women Of Color, Catering To Minority Female Entrepreneurs

The traditional office space has changed drastically over the past few years, with the rise of work-from-home jobs as well as solo-preneurs and entrepreneurs disrupting business models of yesterday. With […]

Interviews

Cannabis Entrepreneur Solonje Burnett On A Burgeoning Industry Giving More Womxn A Seat At The Table

Cannabis Entrepreneur Solonje Burnett On A Burgeoning Industry Giving More Womxn A Seat At The Table

One of the fastest growing cultural changes we’re seeing in the United States today is the legalized cannabis industry and attitudes associated with it. As of April 2019, 11 states […]