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Google Aims to Train 100,000 Black Women by 2022
Google continues to be at the forefront of building the pipelines of Black talent with its latest initiative. The tech giant launched an initiative to offer 100,000 Black women digital skills training by spring 2022. During the Coronavirus pandemic, 56% of women have left the workforce, with Black women being the...
Vontelle Eyewear - Black-owned brand
While fashion brands that cater to black women have increased (and improved!) over the years, eyewear is one of the few markets where we lack both ownership and representation. As usual, we've had to take a "for us, by us" approach and create our own solutions to a great...
You know what they say right? Give her, her flowers now so when we came across Chef Babette we knew we had to share some of her secrets to looking so darn good. This is the kind of person I aspire to be. Her name is Chef Babette Davis. She is energetic,...
Tenisha Williams of Elite Realty
Seeing black women set new trends and standards through entrepreneurship should be a highlight of all our days. Tenisha Williams is one of these women, and arguably among the highest achievers to date.Who is Tenisha Williams?She is the CEO of Elite Realty Partners, a real estate brokerage firm based...
black women top cities to thrive
It’s a beautiful time to be a black woman. We have Madame Vice President Kamala Harris, black women-owned businesses are starting to flourish, and black women are getting major roles in major companies. That said, not every region in the US is currently allowing black women to flourish. Even though...
Google
According to People, Magazine Google is celebrating Black History Month by adding new ways to help users find and support Black-owned businesses. Google shared that “Black-owned businesses” have jumped 600% over the last 12 months. Read below via People Google is making it easier to support Black-owned businesses. In honor of the start...
Tracee Ellis Ross new diversity and inclusion advisor
Actress Tracee Ellis Ross, founder, and CEO of Pattern Beauty, a textured hair-care brand carried by Ulta, will become the retailer’s diversity and inclusion advisor according to the Chicago Tribune. It's no secret that Chicago based Ulta Beauty has pledged over $25 million this year to promote diversity for...
Jennifer King first black female NFL Coach
Black Woman Vice President? Check. Black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company? Check. And now, it’s time for another first: Jennifer King has become the first black female assistant coach in an NFL team. The Washington Football Team announced last Tuesday that they had promoted her. Made For Greatness In 2020,...
Rosalind Brewer NEW CEO of walgreens
Dreams are valid. And Rosalind Brewer “Roz” is living the dream. She will be the next CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance. And this consequently makes her the only black woman to be the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. History Made Brewer will take the reins of the Fortune 500 company on...
The State of Women-Owned Business Report announced that out of all the groups, Black women-owned businesses had the highest rate of growth. Women of color also own a whopping 50% of women-owned businesses in the US. Now, that’s the aroma of success. However, before you can shout “Huzzah!”, let’s look at...
Madam Vice President Kamala Harris
What a journey it’s been! Vice President Kamala Harris’ story is an inspiration to most people. The daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, she is the first Asian-American and African-American Vice President in the history of the United States. She kicked off her career at the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office...
Beauty Business tips
Thanks in part to the rise of social media, the beauty sector is now a multi-billion dollar industry. Globally, it’s worth over $532 billion, with the US commanding nearly a sixth of that figure. Many experts have described the industry as recession-proof, which means it’s poised to persevere better than...
Lifestyle influencer and fitness enthusiast Makeba otherwise known as @ynotkeeb on Instagram merged her love for hair and fitness and created the PowerCrown, a wig specifically designed to be worn actively. If you follow Makeba on Instagram then you know that she is a beast in the gym. Often sharing her...
Alicia Keys
Singer Alicia Keys is continuing her commitment to racial and economic equality by jumpstarting a $1 billion endowment fund in support of black businesses and communities in need of financial assistance.  In an interview with Billboard, Keys expressed that constant exposure to various injustices is ultimately what encouraged her to...
issa rae
Most of us know by now that in addition to being a great actress, writer, and producer Issa Rae is an avid investor. This time she acquired a new haircare brand called Sienna Naturals. Issa Rae will join founder and CEO Hannah Diop as the owner of the line dedicated...
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