Displaying items by tag: Women Entrepreneurs

Sunday, 03 January 2016 13:28

Black Women Law Firm in CHI Aims To Expand

There are a lot of lawyers in the United States, but according to a 2014 only 3 percent of the lawyers at large law firms are African American. And only 1.9 percent of the partners are African American, found the American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard. So creating your own law firm is one way to ensure career advancement in the legal p...

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Monday, 02 November 2015 13:12

Woman Wrote Best Sellers While in Prison

Wahida Clark Wrote Best Sellers From Her Prison Cell.  Who knew that being a prisoner would be profitable?…...

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Monday, 21 September 2015 08:00

Resilient shop owner reopens boutique after riots

Taylor Alexander, 23, reopened her Baltimore-based business— Flawless Damsels Boutique— for a second time on August 29, 2015....

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Women-owned businesses are on the rise — most accounts find they make up about 30 percent of all privately held firms in the U.S. — but there is concern that many of these business top out early....

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Sunday, 13 September 2015 22:13

Boutique on the Hill Celebrates 2nd Year

The only African-American-owned and -operated women’s clothing boutique on Capitol Hill ushers in a new era of business opportunity and upward mobility for the District’s most precious real estate....

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When it comes to small business in the United States, more women are running the show....

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In 2006 Gwen Hurt was given a wine making kit for Christmas. She made120 bottles of Chianti. While trying to decide what to name her creation, her daughter Brittny suggested she name it something she loves. “I loved and was passionate about shoes,” recalls Hurt, “and now this was a new love.” Hence her company, “Shoe Crazy Wine,” was...

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Just $1 of every $23 in conventional small business loans goes to a woman-owned business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration minority small business owners are disproportionately denied credit when they apply for it, regardless of credit scores, income, or profits. What’s more small businesses, especially those that get turned d...

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A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently…...

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Summer just got a whole lot better. Altrichia Cook, 28, like so many before her, lived the words of the popular proverb: Necessity is the…...

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