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Feature: Patricia Césaire

Living by the motto “Live life like everything is rigged in your favor,” Patricia Cesaire knows all about stepping out on faith and going after your passion. Wearing the hat of a digital strategist, entrepreneur and corporate coach, Cesaire is known as the go-to person for digitally taking a brand to newer heights. As the… Continue reading Feature: Patricia Césaire

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How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

If you Google “African American inventors and scientists,” among the results is the name Janet Emerson Bashen. Bashen is cited across the Internet as the first African American woman to hold a software patent. The invention is LinkLine, software that assists with Web-based EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) investigations. [RELATED: Black History Month: Then and Now… Continue reading How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

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Woman of Power Alicia Boler-Davis Named 2016 Corporate Executive of the Year

Each year the Trumpet Awards recognizes the accomplishments of African Americans who have succeeded despite great odds and have inspired success in others. This year, for the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards, General Motors officially announces that senior vice president of Global Connect Customer Experience, Alicia Boler-Davis, has been named the 2016 Corporate Executive of the… Continue reading Woman of Power Alicia Boler-Davis Named 2016 Corporate Executive of the Year

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Though women still have a long way to go in terms of equality in salaries and other aspects of the business world, a group of the wealthiest in the group seems to be on the uptick. A new report shows that the female billionaire population has grown 560% over the past two decades. [Related: Black… Continue reading Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

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Recap #BEBizChat: 10 Lessons We Learned From Master Brand Coach Jai Stone

On Friday, December 11, Jai Stone, a Master Brand Coach and Founder of Emotional Nudity, was a guest on our #BEBizChat. She shared a few powerful gems about the latest trends in social media, how to monetize your social media presence, and prepare your business for the holiday season. From small business owners to solo entrepreneurs and… Continue reading Recap #BEBizChat: 10 Lessons We Learned From Master Brand Coach Jai Stone

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Amazing Women Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in the World

If you think you have to run a billion-dollar company to make a difference in the community, think again. In a nod to this past Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (November 19), Black Enterprise caught up with two women trailblazers for their best business advice. [RELATED: Successful Women Entrepreneurs Share the Business Rules They Didn’t Follow] Rahama… Continue reading Amazing Women Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in the World

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Entrepreneur Talks Finding Success by Creating Her Own Dream Job

Monica G. Coleman, founder & president of M320 Consulting, breathes life into the quote: ‘your dream job doesn’t exist, you must create it.’ “I kept landing what I thought were ‘dream jobs’ but still felt like something was missing,” said Coleman. I knew that I wanted to work in the sports and entertainment industry, but… Continue reading Entrepreneur Talks Finding Success by Creating Her Own Dream Job