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Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture. Harvard is set to award the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal to Queen Latifah and six other recipients on Oct. 22, 2019, according to the Cambridge, Massachusetts school’s Hutchins Center for African and African…

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GC4W Twitter Chat on #YOUTHFIRST. Prioritizing the Needs and Wants of the Youth in Africa

The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) will be hosting a twitter chat in partnership with Social Good Lagos to honor International Youth Day. Guest speakers include Banky Wellington, Vivian Onano, Lilian Ajayi Ore, and Oluwatobi Aigbogun. Join us on Monday at 1 pm ET. on Twitter as we share more knowledge, discuss and create more opportunities for the Youth…

Forbes: Advice for Black Female Entrepreneurs on Scaling their business

When Target decided to test the market on natural hair care products, they added four brands to their shelves. Among them was Mahisha Dellinger’s, Curls. At the time, Dellinger was still a new entrepreneur, with her products in just 100 retail stores. A year-and-half later, she had hit six figures. Now, seventeen years since launching, Curls is a multi-million-dollar brand…

A New $5 Million Dollar VC Fund Fueling Women-owned Business.

This VC Fund caters to pre-seed, seed, and Series A startups while servicing an underrepresented segment of women vying for more representation and funding opportunities. Fearless Fund Launches $5 Million Dollar VC Fund Fueling Women Of Color Owned Business. The Fearless Fund invests in women of color-led businesses seeking pre-seed, seed level, or series A funding. With a mission of…

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