Displaying items by tag: Women Entrepreneurs

Convince America's smart young grads to forego law school and med school in favor of a business startup....

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Up until recently women have been starting businesses at a higher rate than men for the last 20 years. The share of new businesses started by women fell last year to its second lowest level in nearly two decades, a sign that the entrepreneurial gender gap widened last year, according to an annual index of startup activity that will be released...

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Cities across the nation are celebrating the critical contributions of entrepreneurs and small business owners in America during Small Business Week (May 4-8) – specifically, the impact local business leaders continue to have on our economy–both locally and nationally). According to the U.S. SBA’s website, more than half of Americans either o...

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Sam’s Club and the Sam’s Club Giving Program recently announced the Small Business Economic Mobility Initiative, a five-year, multimillion-dollar philanthropic investment in small business growth through increased access to affordable capital and better borrower education. The first round of grants totaling $13.6 million went to eight national...

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Robin Wilson is a New York-based eco-friendly interior designer and entrepreneurs of  a hypoallergenic lifestyle brand with products sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, TheNextStore.com, and other major retailers. She was the first female designer with a branded line of custom kitchen and bath cabinetry sold by over 400 dealers nationwide. Wilson is...

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Image: Patrice CameauStudies show that the number of women-owned businesses in the United States grew by 59% from 1997-2013. When those numbers are broken down to closely examine women of color, African American women are reportedly starting businesses at a rate six times the national average. While the rise of female entrepreneurship is a...

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While other teens were flipping burgers and babysitting, Kourtney Ratliff was helping to build one of the nation’s premier financial institutions. During high school breaks, she commuted 70 miles from her native Racine, Wisconsin, to Chicago to intern at Loop Capital, the bank her cousin James Reynolds Jr. founded in 1997. Today, Ratliff is a p...

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 08:05

Christopher Amira Studio open at new location

Even during the grand opening, stylists continued to service their clients. Quincy Jones said she loves her stylist, Jonathan Worley, who has worked at the studio for awhile....

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Cheryl Wood, an international speaker, business coach, author and empowerment champion was selected to receive a 2015 Mother of Achievement Award from American Mothers, Inc....

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A new partnership with Citigroup aims to provide free help to aspiring female-business owners....

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