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Five Most Influential Female Leaders of 2021

Five Most Influential Female Leaders of 2021

Who would have thought ten centuries ago that women can play the same role as men? We are in the 21st century, a time when women play very significant roles in all sectors. 2021 has seen more women taking up more leadership roles in activism, entrepreneurship,...

How Women Entrepreneurs Have Risen Since COVID

How Women Entrepreneurs Have Risen Since COVID

Even long after COVID is a faint memory, there is no doubt that there will never be an exact return to our previous way of doing things. Humans are adaptable by nature and they learn to adjust, no matter the predicament. Because of this, many new commercial, industrial, and social methods will rise out of the wreckage that COVID leaves in its wake. Women, especially, have taken the initiative to come up with their own start-ups during quarantine and the number of female entrepreneurs has grown tremendously.

Launching A Home-Based Business 

Launching A Home-Based Business 

Are you ready to be your boss? If you have a great business idea with an established need in the market, launching your own home-based business might be a good fit. This is especially true since the online business platform has exploded over the last few years and...

Top Female Leadership Quotes

Top Female Leadership Quotes

Unquestionably, the role of inspirational women has never been more important in society: Today, women face several enormous hurdles in schools, workplaces, and at home. However, the following quotes by some of the world's most inspirational women show us that a...

Finding Inspiration As a Female Entrepreneur

Finding Inspiration As a Female Entrepreneur

So many women are making waves in the business world these days. Based on a census taken in 2012, women now own around 36% of independent businesses, which is up 30% from the last survey taken in 2007. With many advancements in technology, it has become easier for...

Women Leaders : Barbra Jordan

Women Leaders : Barbra Jordan

Barbra Jordan attended Texas Southern University in 1956 and furthered her education at the Boston University Law School. She later returned to her home state of Texas to pursue her law practice. When first starting out Jordan worked out of her parent's home, she...

Women in America’s Workforce

Women in America’s Workforce

Currently, there are more women than men in America's workforce. However, women are still underrepresented in many industries. Women are particularly dominant in service-based sectors of the economy, including healthcare and retail. However, it can be lonely for women...

How We Grow Black Businesses After Black Out Day

How We Grow Black Businesses After Black Out Day

Blackout Day has come and gone, but how will it impact the focus on growing Black Business in our communities? After committing to "Buying Black" to stand in solidarity and put money back into my community, I was thoroughly disappointed with Black businesses' access...

Networking Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

Networking Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

So you have started your own business, your business is up and running, you are getting some business but what do you need next? Networking is something that every entrepreneur should take time to do. So how do you go about networking, and what is it? Networking will...

Women that are Changing The World of Business

Women that are Changing The World of Business

Women around the world are making strides to change the ever masculine world of business. Today there are more women becoming entrepreneurs, CEOs, and taking on roles that were previously held by men. In 2019 women accounted for over 40% of the Total Labor Force, and...