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Groups Offer Black & Latina Women $1,000 To Become Angel Investors

Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women, has enlisted BeVisible and Black MBA Women as recruitment ambassadors for African American and Latina women. Both organizations will provide $1,000 scholarships to African American and Latina women who sign on to Pipeline Fellowship’s angel investing bootcamp.“We simply have to do a better job in supporting black women leaders by taking… Continue reading Groups Offer Black & Latina Women $1,000 To Become Angel Investors

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An Internship’s Other Purpose

Internships serve many purposes: to expose you to potential careers, to give you work experience, to help you build professional skills, for network purposed, and to help you decide exactly what you want to do … right? [RELATED: Tips for Landing a Last-Minute Internship] Well, internships also serve another purpose—to show you what you don’t… Continue reading An Internship’s Other Purpose

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When Starting a Business, Think Innovation Over Imitation

Mimicking a pre-existing business model is tempting. After all, there’s proof of its success within numbers, it’s been tested over time, and the reviews are already written. However, more often than not, successful businesses flourish when they lead with innovation and a need-based mindset. [Related: Jembere Eyewear Designer Talks Becoming an Entrepreneur and the Importance… Continue reading When Starting a Business, Think Innovation Over Imitation

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5 Fall Events Women Won’t Want to Miss

The summer is almost over, but the fun doesn’t stop here. Get ready to update your autumn agenda with these must-attend events, geared towards women’s empowerment. Check out the list below, save the date and prep for exclusive fun this fall. [Related: Close Out the Summer with G&T] Activate Conference – #Activate2k15Con takes place September 18-20… Continue reading 5 Fall Events Women Won’t Want to Miss

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Misty Copeland To Debut on Broadway

Misty Copeland will have her Broadway debut Aug. 25 in the musical On the Town. This follows  her historical accomplishment, back  in June, of becoming the first African American woman ever promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, one of the world’s most prestigious companies. [Related: ‘Un-Tamed: Hair Body Attitude’ Celebrates Black Womanhood] According… Continue reading Misty Copeland To Debut on Broadway

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PhaShunta Hubert Talks Becoming a Celebrity Host and Running Her Own Media Company

Ms. PhaShunta Hubert, creator of MissPhaShunta.com, launched her site on October 2013 to showcase her love for communication, media, and entertainment. At the young age of 19, Hubert built her own website, learned how to market herself, and worked as a cosmetologist; all while building her brand.  MissPhaShunta.com is a digital destination to read and… Continue reading PhaShunta Hubert Talks Becoming a Celebrity Host and Running Her Own Media Company

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Tyra Banks and Chrissy Teigen Gear Up to Host the ‘Fab Life’ this Fall

Supermodel Tyra Banks has made the transition from the runway to the small screen appear effortless and she’s at it again. [Related: Tyra Banks Decoded: From Supermodel to Mega Mogul] The “America’s Next Top Model” creator is teaming up with fellow model Chrissy Teigen and a few other celebs, to  host the daytime talk show,… Continue reading Tyra Banks and Chrissy Teigen Gear Up to Host the ‘Fab Life’ this Fall

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Jembere Eyewear Designer Talks Becoming an Entrepreneur and the Importance of Giving

Meet Abaynesh Jembere, owner of  the fashionable Jembere Eyewear brand. Jembere first fell in love with sunglasses after landing a job in the eyewear industry. After working in brand management for almost a decade; for a list of established retailers, Jembere was faced with an unexpected layoff that led to her serendipitous journey into entrepreneurship.… Continue reading Jembere Eyewear Designer Talks Becoming an Entrepreneur and the Importance of Giving

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Issa Rae Talks Turning Down Hollywood

Most are familiar with the director, producer, and overall talent Issa Rae, as she captivated the hearts and interests of black girls everywhere with her digital creation, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl back in 2011, but in a recent interview with New York Times Magazine, fans got a closer look at the quirkiness that… Continue reading Issa Rae Talks Turning Down Hollywood