Meet Nike’s New Diversity and Inclusion Executive
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Meet Nike’s New Diversity and Inclusion Executive

Meet Nike’s New Diversity and Inclusion Executive by  BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors December 6, 2018 Link to full article We are so excited to learn that Nike has appointed Tamika Curry Smith as its new VP of Diversity and Inclusion. The official announcement sent via email: Tamika Curry Smith [has joined] the Diversity & Inclusion team as...

This Black Woman-Owned Cosmetics Brand Made $1 Million In 90 Minutes
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This Black Woman-Owned Cosmetics Brand Made $1 Million In 90 Minutes

This Black Woman-Owned Cosmetics Brand Made $1 Million In 90 Minutes Samantha Callender Nov, 27, 2018 Link to original article Who has a dream of making a million dollars in your businesses in a year? This former waitress turned her business brand The Crayon Case into a viral cosmetic brand and made a million dollars...

Minority entrepreneurship on the rise: report
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Minority entrepreneurship on the rise: report

Minority entrepreneurship on the rise: report Kristin Myers Yahoo Finance  November 27, 2018 Link to original post Minorities are more interested in starting their own business compared to the rest of the population, according to a new Northwestern Mutual survey. More than 65% of the survey’s 8,000 American respondents consider themselves aspiring entrepreneurs, but entrepreneurs...

Fake Women Empowerment Is A Thing That Really Shouldn’t Exist At All
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Fake Women Empowerment Is A Thing That Really Shouldn’t Exist At All

Fake Women Empowerment Is A Thing That Really Shouldn’t Exist At All Nashai Catlett Link to original post on Blavity What is your definition of women’s empowerment? The Bella Network’s number one objective is about elevating and empower women of color or more specifically, black women. We don’t throw a lot of social parties, award...

Fighting Stereotypes
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Fighting Stereotypes

Black Women from our Hustle to Fighting Stereotypes As we watched Megan Markle become Duchess of Sussex we, along with her, saw how as a Black Women she still had to overcome stereotypes.  Check out this article from Essence that highlights how Duchess Megan is making her own rules and mastering a new hustle. Essence...

The only full-time woman trader at the NYSE
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The only full-time woman trader at the NYSE

How this 23-year-old became the only full-time woman trader at the New York Stock Exchange Exerts from: Courtney Connley | @classicalycourt 12:55 PM ET Wed, 13 June 2018CNBC.com Full Story Link Working in an industry where you are one of very few women can be challenging enough — but imagine what it’s like to be the only...

Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable with Luvvie Ajayi
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Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable with Luvvie Ajayi

Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable Learn from Luvvie Ajayi, Ted Talk Author, writer, activist and self=proclaimed professional troublemaker. Ajayi wants us all to know that our silence serves no one. In this bright, uplifting talk, Ajayi shares three questions to ask yourself if you’re teetering on the edge of speaking up or quieting down —...

In The News – Starbucks Manager Demonstrates Unconscious Bias
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In The News – Starbucks Manager Demonstrates Unconscious Bias

Starbucks Manager Demonstrates Unconscious Bias Two Black Men are Forcibly Removed from Starbucks It’s important that we add some chatter around the current Starbucks incident.  The former Starbuck’s manager was being her authentic self when she allowed her conscious or unconscious biases to make the decision to call the police on two black men seeking...

Career Talk Bella Style with Winter White
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Career Talk Bella Style with Winter White

Career Talk Bella Style with Winter White How to Write a Blog Winter White, Social Media Influencer, visits with Alisha White Madison, founder of “The Bella Network” and Shay Calhoun, Human Research Consultant on the set of “Career Talk Bella Style”