Innovator, accountant, therapist, receptionist, sales rep--Black women entrepreneurs wear many hats. All the Hats acknowledges, supports, and hopes to inspire, as explained by entrepreneur and founding editor Teneshia Carr, who'll tell you about it when you click play.
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TV Exposure For Your Business Plus $100,000
Apply to be on a new television series, get investment, and learn from the most powerful women leaders. More.
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4 Reasons Entrepreneurs Ignore Their Mental Health Issues
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, and it's the perfect time for anyone to get a mental health checkup. Read more.
July 29, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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"Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently." -Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actor, civil-rights activist, producer, and director.
July 29, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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How to Boost Brand Loyalty With NFTs
July 29, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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What the hell are NFTs?! If you've been asking yourself what they are and if you should even care, you are not alone. This video shows examples of how you could use NFTs to help build brand loyalty.
What Every Business Leader Can Learn From Jesse Jackson
Your brand as an employer is not about benefits. It's about how people see themselves when they work for you. Bradley Akubuiro shares his experiences and the lessons he learned from Jesse Jackson Sr. while working as a young staffer. Read more.
July 29, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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"If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth."
-Roberto Clemente
Roberto Clemente was a Major League baseball player who is in the Hall of Fame.
July 29, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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"As women or minorities, we often undervalue ourselves. It wasn't until I became a business owner that I realized everything is negotiable. Evaluate benefits from both sides and take more time to consider if you need to. I've seen too many take their first option, not realizing their true value, and end up regretting it significantly in the long run." Minna Khounlo-Sithep, the co-founder of the Product Boss, shares the three things she has learned by breaking the status quo. Read more.
July 28, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"If you wake up deciding what you want to give versus what you're going to get, you become a more successful person. In other words, if you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money." -Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons is a record executive and entrepreneur.
July 28, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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How Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses Can Land Big-Company Clients
Jessica Johnson-Cope is a security industry leader, having spent the past 27 years at her family business, Johnson Security Bureau, Inc., which has provided security guard services throughout the New York metropolitan area since 1962. Jessica shares some great advice during this Inc. National Small Business Town Hall on how to get your business noticed.
July 28, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Miiriya
Positioned as Amazon meets Etsy for Black-owned businesses, Miiriya is an app created by Lamine Loco that provides a platform for Black-owned brands and companies to sell their products direct to consumers. Miiriya lets vendors sign up without transaction or listing fees, so they receive 100 percent of their earnings when you shop through the app.
July 28, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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How Schools Can Nurture Every Student's Genius
Trish Millines Dziko co-founded Technology Access Foundation to ensure children of color have access to flourishing tech fields and that companies create environments where they can thrive. In this talk, she shares how project-based learning can transform public education and unlock genius for the next generation of critical thinkers, problem solvers, ideators, and leaders.
July 28, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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How Growing Up With the 'Best of Both Worlds' Helped This Chinese American Founder Bootstrap a $25 Million Company
Youtech founder and CEO Wilbur You was born in Brazil to Chinese immigrant parents, and he's sure that his upbringing gave him an advantage in his business. The success of his marketing agency, which is valued at $25 million, proves he might be onto something. Read his story here.
July 27, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"Even in dark times, we not only dream, we do. We not only see what has been, we see what can be. We shoot for the moon, and then we plant our flag on it. We are bold, fearless, and ambitious. We are undaunted in our belief that we shall overcome; that we will rise up. This is American aspiration."
-Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris is the 49th Vice President of the United States
July 27, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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How Hip-Hop Can Make Climate Action Cool
July 27, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Artists MyVerse and Kristen Warren open this talk with an inspiring message, and social entrepreneur Samir Ibrahim suggests hip-hop can help us move from talking about the problem of climate change to rapping about solutions.
Funding Down? Bankruptcies Up? It's a Great Time to Start a Business. Or Is It?
When it comes to launching a new idea, timing is everything. Whether right now is the time has got the startup world buzzing. Read more.
July 27, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"I maintained my edge by always being a student; you will always have something new to learn." -Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, retired American track and field athlete and Olympic medalist.
July 27, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"Black people want America to be great as well, but in order for there to be a great America, there's got to be a great Black America. And in order for there to be a great Black America, there's got to be great Black businesses." Ron Busby, the founder of the U.S. Black Chambers, says there's still opportunity despite the current climate. Read more.
July 26, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect." -June Jordan
June Jordan was a poet, teacher, and activist.
June 26, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"It just didn't feel good for me to thrive in an environment that has thrived at the expense of so many." Flock's Lisa Wise runs a grant program for first-time homeowners who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of color. Read more.
June 26, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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Little Funding for Black and Female Health Care Founders
More Black and female founders in digital health bootstrap their companies (57%) compared with other groups, and they are the least likely to be venture-backed (14%).
July 26, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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When Workers Own Companies, the Economy Is More Resilient
Niki Okuk founded RCO Tires, a rubber recycling facility in California, in 2012 to match her dream of working-class people organizing and owning the businesses they work for. Okuk shares her case for cooperative economics and expanding accessibility to jobs and resources for people of color to uplift communities.
July 26, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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The Pandemic Accelerated Workplace Trends. Which Ones Are Here to Stay?
Many company leaders and their employees are finding freedom in having an office while working most of the time remotely. Although research shows that remote working does work, companies are still calling their staff back to the office. Read more to determine whether recalling staff back to the office is a business-based decision or behavior-based determination. Read more.
July 25, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"There have been so many people who have said to me, 'You can't do that,' but I've had an innate belief that they were wrong. Be unwavering and relentless in your approach."
-Halle Berry
Halle Berry is the only African American woman to have won an Academy Award for Best Actress.
July 25, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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We Should All Be Feminists
July 25, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie started a worldwide conversation about feminism with this classic talk where she asks that we begin to dream about and plan for a different, fairer world of happier men and women who are truer to themselves.
"First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice." -Octavia Butler
Octavia Butler was a science fiction author.
June 25, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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How Serena Williams Chooses Companies to Invest In
The tennis star, entrepreneur, and investor spoke at a Black Tech Week event about what it takes to get the attention of her VC fund. Read more.
July 25, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another."
-Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison was a critically acclaimed novelist.
July 22, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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A Woman’s Fury Holds Lifetimes of Wisdom
July 22, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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In this talk, actress and entrepreneur Tracee Ellis Ross says that the global collection of women’s experiences can no longer be ignored. She also shares her ideals for a better future for both men and women.
"People are not great at communicating the different problems that they're having, especially over the last year, so rethinking the basic communication you use with suppliers is crucial." Tiffanie Stanard is the founder and CEO of Stimulus, a Philadelphia-based relationship intelligence software platform. She shares three steps that can fix all of your chain supply problems. Read more.
July 22, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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"There's always something to suggest that you'll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving." -Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad is an actress and director.
July 22, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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"The great thing about business credit is that even if a business owner has less than perfect personal credit, they are still able to have access to building business credit, because it reports separately. This is going to help grow their business by giving them access to capital." We spoke with Ellie Diop of Ellie Talks and other entrepreneurs of color about their biggest hurdles and how they overcame them. Read more.
July 21, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"With a defeat, when you lose, you get up, you make it better, you try again. That's what I do in life, when I get down, when I get sick, I don't want to just stop. I keep going and I try to do more. Everyone always says never give up but you really have to take that to heart and really do never definitely give up. Keep trying." -Serena Williams
Serena Williams is one of the greatest tennis players of all time and was ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association for 319 weeks.
July 21, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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How To Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them
July 21, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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The brutality against Black men has been going on for centuries in America, and diversity advocate Vernā Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups. She shares three things that can change the image of Black men in our eyes.
"Racism comes in many different forms. Sometimes it's subtle, and sometimes it's overt. Sometimes it's violent, and sometimes it's harmless, but it's definitely here. It's something that I think we're all guilty of, and we just have to make sure that we deal with our own personal racism in the right way." -Jordan Peele
Jordan Peele is an actor and filmmaker.
July 21, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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A New Extortion Scheme Can Cost Your Business Thousands. Here's How to Get Ahead of It
Scammers are flooding Google, Amazon, and other platforms with fake business reviews. Put these strategies in place to prepare. Read more.
July 21, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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Do You Have What It Takes To Be the Next Woman of Wall Street?
Audition to be featured on the new television series Women of Wall Street and for a chance to win a $100,000 investment for your company. Read more.
July 19, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"At that time, I thought I was stupid, and I should've known about building credit earlier, but after I met more immigrant employees at work who ran into the same issue, I realized how outdated the credit system is in the U.S., and that we needed a solution to help immigrants and young adults get credit cards and mortgage loans without a perfect credit score." Kristy Kim founded TomoCredit in 2019 to offer credit cards to people without satisfying credit scores. Read more.
July 19, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"I know that in life there will be sickness, devastation, disappointments, heartache -- it's a given. What's not a given is the way you choose to get through it all. If you look hard enough, you can always find the bright side." -Rashida Jones
Rashida Jones is an American actress, director, writer, and producer.
July 19, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Black Women Suffer the Most Without Access to Abortions
In 2020, the maternal mortality rate for non-Hispanic Black women was 55.3 deaths per 100,000 live births, 2.9 times the rate for non-Hispanic White women. This disparity will likely increase given new limitations on access to legal abortions.
July 19, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders
Former COO of Meta Sheryl Sandberg shares why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions and offers three powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for leadership roles.
July 19, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Arlan Hamilton, Beatrice Dixon: Just 2 Reasons to Stop by the Inc. Founders House at Black Tech Week
Are you heading to Black Tech Week? If so, just a block from the main conference, Inc. Founders House will be in full swing! You'll be able to network with other founders and attend talks with entrepreneurs like The Honey Pot Company founder and CEO Beatrice Dixon and Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton. I'll be there along with Inc. associate editor Brit Morse, and you'll have a chance to meet editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk! -Teneshia Find out more
July 18, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"When Black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society." -Angela Davis
Angela Davis is a political activist, professor, and author.
July 18, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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What if Gentrification Was About Healing Communities Instead of Displacing Them?
July 18, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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Liz Ogbu is a designer, urbanist, and expert on engaging and transforming unjust urban environments. In this talk, she implores developers, architects, and policymakers to "make a commitment to build people's capacity to stay in their homes, to stay in their communities, to stay where they feel whole."
"Move your dollars accordingly. Have personal conversations with family and friends. Sometimes, you need to have uncomfortable conversations. Each one of those things will make a huge difference. Supporting Black-owned businesses is heavily critical right now. We're a capitalistic society. We have to demonstrate what we support by how we spend our money. That will bring changes." Candace Mitchell Harris launched beauty tech startup Myavana in 2012, a company that provides personalized hair care guidance to women. Read her thoughts on how to dismantle racial injustice.
July 18, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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"Many of the things that you do in life should have some level of concern about somebody else. Even if it's just that you have to pick one person. I would hope that everybody would have a concern for just the world, I think that it will make the entire world a better place."
-Kizzmekia Corbett
Kizzmekia Corbett is a viral immunologist who was instrumental in creating the mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccines.
July 18, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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"Black women will get side hustles while they have jobs, but it's more just to support their families, income, and lifestyle. Not because they set out to be a founder. It's because it's survival. So I think that it's not that they're not embracing their ambition; I just think that the journey may have looked different." Arian Simone is the co-founder of the Fearless Fund, the first VC fund by women of color for women of color, which recently teamed up with Tory Burch Foundation to establish the Women of Color Grant Program. Read more.
July 15, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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"When you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you've got something to share." -Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey is a television host and comedian
July 15, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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Is Your Country at Risk of Becoming a Dictatorship? Here's How To Know
July 15, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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Human rights activist and writer Farida Bemba Nabourema learned two truths along the way: no country is destined to be oppressed -- and no country is immune to dictatorship. But how can you tell if you're at risk before it happens? In this talk, Nabourema shares the four key signs of a dictatorship, along with the secret to defiance for those living within an oppressive system.
3 Ways to Reduce Company Costs During Difficult Economic Times
Since many experts are predicting that we are on our way to a recession, founders should use this current financial instability as an opportunity to adopt proactive, healthy cost-efficiency measures. Read more.
July 15, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"Find something that you love to do, and find a place that you really like to do it in. I found something I loved to do. I'm a mechanical engineer by training, and I loved it. I still do. My son is a nuclear engineer at MIT, a junior, and I get the same vibe from him. Your work has to be compelling. You spend a lot of time doing it." -Ursula Burns
Ursula Burns, as CEO of Xerox, was the first black-American woman CEO to head a Fortune 500 company.
July 15, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Female Founders Are Showing Strength in a Tough Venture Capital Environment
Startups with at least one woman on their leadership team have raised $20.8 billion so far this year, according to recent data from Pitchbook. Read more.
July 14, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"Black women are going to have to take more leadership. I think we are prepared, because we bring a tenaciousness with us. We do not fear losing friends, allies, or jobs."
-Maxine Waters
Maxine Waters is a congresswoman who has been in office since 1991.
July 14, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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What It Takes To Be Racially Literate
July 14, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo, founders of the racial literacy nonprofit Choose and authors of Tell Me Who You Are, traveled to all 50 U.S. states collecting personal stories about race and intersectionality. In this talk, Vulchi and Guo paired the personal stories they've collected with research and statistics to reveal two fundamental gaps in our racial literacy and how we can overcome them.
Black Women Want To Lead
Black women are substantially more likely than White women--and just as likely as White men--to say they are interested in becoming top executives. And among employees who want to be top executives, Black women are most likely to be motivated by a desire to positively influence company culture or to be role models for others like them.
July 14, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Goodbuy
The desire to shop at Black-owned businesses has never been greater, and doing so has never been easier. Goodbuy is a browser extension that does the hard work of finding companies for you. It has 185,000 small businesses and 19,500,000 products in its database; when you shop at large retailers, Goodbuy will pop up with unique small businesses that sell products matching the ones you are shopping for. Find out more
Junly 14, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"I recognize that it's not easy. Being Black and being a woman, some can consider those to be stigmatized identities in our industry. I understand that my choice to become a parent makes that more challenging, but so what? If you're a founder, you're a fighter, and you're uniquely positioned to take on the challenge." Julia Collins co-founded Zume Pizza in 2015 and helped raise $423 million for the company. She left in 2018 and is now focused on climate-friendly food with her latest company, Planet FWD. Read how she gave herself the space to enjoy being both a parent and an entrepreneur.
July 13, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"You can't tell people to pull up on bootstraps when half of them never had any boots to begin with, never even had the chance to get them." -Christina Hammonds Reed
Christina Hammonds Reed is the author of The Black Kids
July 13, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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37%
Thirty-seven percent of Black entrepreneurs feel like they have to have a White person on their leadership team or executive board to get funding.
July 13, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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How to Discover Your Authentic Self--at Any Age
Beverly "Bevy" Smith is a television personality and businesswoman who decided to quit her job at 38 and make every day an adventure. She talks about authenticity, confidence, mature success, and why, if you put in the work, "life gets greater later."
July 13, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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5 Ways Your Brain Is Lying to You
Most entrepreneurs know what it's like to work too much on little sleep or amid difficult personal circumstances. In that state, our brains can play tricks on us, affecting our decision-making. But when success can depend on your choices, it's essential to recognize how your brain could be lying to you. Read more.
July 13, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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The Challenges and Winning Strategies for Securing Investment
July 12, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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While women of color start businesses faster than anyone else, we are still the least funded. Kelly Ifill, the CEO of Guava, and Evelyn Rusli, the co-founder of Yumi, join me to discuss the challenges underrepresented women founders face and some winning strategies for securing the investment needed to build your business. Read the article here.
"My constant battle is putting aside time wasters, and I have to watch out for procrastination. Staying on the path of something you're trying to create has much to do with having confidence in yourself and in your capacity to realize the things you want out of life." -Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee was an actress, journalist, and civil rights activist.
July 12, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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3 Things You Will Never Hear a Good Leader Say
Actions speak louder than words, but how you address your team can still define your leadership. Read more.
July 12, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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Less than half of all professionals think their company has effective DEI efforts.
Just 40 percent of professionals feel their employers' DEI efforts produce satisfactory outcomes regardless of race or ethnicity. Black employees are even less likely to have faith in DEI: They are often asked to explain and solve workplace issues of racial inequity, leaving them exhausted.
July 12, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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Black Professionals and Ambition
About 65 percent of Black employees in a recent study said they have to work harder to advance, compared with only 16 percent of White employees. About 20 percent of Black respondents said they don't feel someone of their race could ever gain the top position at their company.
July 12, 2022 / 5 p.m.
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"Yes, I do have a big ego ... and I am in love with myself ... because if you don't love yourself how can anybody love you back?" -Mel B
Mel B, aka Scary Spice, was a member of the British girl group the Spice Girls.
July 11, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"My goal is to build the first Black woman-owned beauty conglomerate traded on the stock market. I want to be like Procter & Gamble. That's my dream." Kim Lewis, along with her husband, Tim, launched Curlmix, which quickly gained a cult following that helped their business get to the next level. Read about their journey, which includes crowdfunding more than $5 million from their customers.
July 11, 2022 / 4 p.m.
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"Everything you have done and been through is valuable and important. In order to be who you are, to know what you know, to be where you are in this moment, you needed to go through what you went through." -Iyanla Vanzant
Iyanla Vanzant is an inspirational speaker and lawyer.
July 11, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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Black Travelers Are Underserved. Meet the Woman Fixing It.
Evita Robinson founded Nomadness Travel Tribe, an online social community targeting Millennials of color, to build a space for global travelers with urban backgrounds who shared her wanderlust. In this incredible talk, she shares her experiences traveling as a Black woman in the newly coined "urban travel movement," and how showing up can allow the world to see us. Read more.
July 11, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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"If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds."
-Jesse Jackson
Jesse Jackson is a minister and political activist.
July 8, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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The Hidden Cost of Success for Many Black and Hispanic Founders
For young minorities entering the tech industry, it can be a challenge managing their newfound tech wealth and setting expectations for how much of it they can share with their loved ones. Read more.
July 8, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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VC Bias Starts With How They View Your Pitch Deck
A recent study found that potential investors spent 50 percent more time scrutinizing the "Traction" section -- the slide that details milestones and growth metrics of the company -- of all-female teams' pitch decks than they did of all-male teams' pitch decks.
July 8, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Is It Time to Say RIP to POC?
Academics, writers, and activists voice their opinions on some big questions: What do we mean when we say "people of color"? Why do some of us identify with that term? Why does it annoy so many other people? Is it time to say RIP to POC?
July 8, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"I find freedom sexy. I find freedom so sexy, I can't even explain it to you. You wake up every day and feel like you can do anything." -Prince
Prince was a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation.
July 8, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"We're a proven entity, we have millions in revenue, we're continuing to grow rapidly--you would think [cash flow] would be easier, but it's actually a little bit harder. It's one of the most challenging parts of being a business owner, especially when you're growing very rapidly." Married co-founders Kimberly Citizen and Biffrey Braxton launched the Baltimore-based company Applied Development in 2011. Read the story of how they pivoted to offer sign language interpretation services and grew exponentially in a short period, and how that growth came with hurdles.
July 7, 2022 / 2 p.m.
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"Keep going and keep speaking up, even if your voice shakes."
-Allyson Felix
Allyson Felix is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time world champion in track and field and an entrepreneur.
July 7, 2022 / 2 p.m.
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In 2021, 55 percent of Black or African American owners were approved for the private loan they applied for, and just 30 percent of Hispanic owners were approved, compared with 70 percent of White owners. Meanwhile, these owners were the ones most in need of funds: one-third of Black entrepreneurs and one-quarter of Hispanic entrepreneurs needed to take a side job to cover business expenses.
July 7, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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Radical Women, Embracing Tradition
Kavita Ramdas is a globally recognized advocate for gender equity and justice, and in this powerful talk, she shares three encounters with powerful women who fight to improve the world while preserving the traditions that sustain them.
July 7, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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3 Questions to Determine Whether You Should Raise Equity or Debt Capital
If you are looking for the funds to grow your business or start a new one, knowing how credit works and how to access it could be a game-changer. Here are some insights about whether equity or debt capital is the best avenue for you and your company. Read more.
July 7, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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"I don't have to go around trying to save everybody anymore; that's not my job."
-Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith is an actress and talk show host.
July 6, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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3 Ways to Find, Attract, and Hire Remarkably Successful Women
If you are looking to recruit incredible women to build a team or increase the network of women you work with, you need to know how to attract them first. Here are some tips to help you build meaningful relationships with talented women. Read more.
July 6, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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From the Great Resignation to the Great Creation
Workers in all parts of the economy are quitting their jobs at record rates, and many are leaving their positions to pursue business ownership. More than a third of entrepreneurs (36 percent) started their businesses after voluntarily quitting their job. This trend is mainly focused on professional services, with 48 percent of entrepreneurs who quit their job starting firms in that sector.
July 6, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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How to Find Joy in Climate Action
What brings you joy? What are you good at? What needs doing? Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, a marine biologist, conservation strategist, and the founder of Ocean Collectiv, asks us to draw a Venn diagram to map these questions. Where your answers intersect is where you should put your climate action effort.
July 6, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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"When you take care of yourself, you're a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better." -Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles is a singer, actress, and performance artist.
July 6, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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Arlan Hamilton, Beatrice Dixon: Just 2 Reasons to Stop by Inc.'s Founders House at Black Tech Week
Swing by to relax, recharge, and connect with other inspiring entrepreneurs, including some very special guests. Read more.
July 5, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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"May we not just grieve, but give; May we not just ache, but act; May our signed right to bear arms never blind our sight from shared harm; May we choose our children over chaos." -Amanda Gorman
Amanda Gorman is a poet and an activist.
July 5, 2022 / 3 p.m.
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Women are starting to feel more comfortable talking about money, with 53 percent saying they would find it easier to talk to other women. Nearly half of women say they feel confident about their finances, yet only 28 percent feel empowered to take action on them.
July 5, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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Black investors surveyed said that supporting their community drives them more than investors overall. 65 percent agreed it was necessary to spend their dollars with Black entrepreneurs, and 59 percent believed donating to charities that advance Black communities is critical.
Junly 5, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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The Mindset You Need to Become a Better Leader
As entrepreneurs, we usually learn how to run our businesses and grow into our roles as leaders simultaneously. But just embodying a leader's role can sometimes allow you to grow into it. Here are some everyday habits you can practice daily to change your mindset. Read more.
July 5, 2022 / 1 p.m.
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"I've heard of nothing coming from nothing, but I've never heard of absolutely nothing coming from hard work."
-Uzo Aduba
Uzo Aduba is an American actress.
July 1, 2022 / 2 p.m.
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4 Steps to a Healthier, Happier Body
"I was sick and tired of being sick and tired, and on top of that, feeling like the marvels of modern medicine had forsaken me. The rage led to the realization that it was up to me; that it was time to take my health and my diagnosis into my own hands and to seek my own answers." -Mary Shenouda, known as the Paleo Chef, felt decades of pain until she took a proactive role in improving her health. She also shares four things to help get you on track to feeling better.
July 1, 2022 / 2 p.m.
Tag: Article
As of June 1, 2020, more than one-quarter of the 295 active and senior appellate judges in the U.S. were women. Fewer than 20 percent were people of color, and only 12 judges total were women of color.
July 1, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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What We Can Learn From the History of Feminism
Dolores Huerta, one of the most influential labor leaders and civil rights activists of recent memory, poses questions about building a more just society and suggests we turn to feminism and radical empathy for the answers.
July 1, 2022 / 12 p.m.
Tag: Video
"Hard days are the best because that's when champions are made."
-Gabby Douglas
Gabby Douglas is a retired gymnast.
July 1, 2022 / 12 p.m.
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Jul 1, 2022