GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

Priyanka Chopra Jonas Just Dropped a Haircare Line and Everything Is Under $10

written by CHINEA RODRIGUEZ Adding entrepreneur to her multi-hyphenate status actress, producer, activist, and author Priyanka Chopra Jonas just launched a new haircare line at Target named Anomaly. Made from sustainable and chic packaging the line is vegan, cruelty-free, and certified Target Clean. The best part? Everything is just $6.  “I saw a gap in the market for affordable, clean, and…

The Women Behind Nigeria’s $1.2 Billion Beauty Market.

The Women Behind Nigeria’s $1.2 Billion Beauty Market. The Beauty Merchant Plugging Global Brands into Nigeria. Who: Alali Hart, CEO and founder of Montaigne AH Ltd, a beauty and wellness retailer, wholesaler and spa with 40 retail doors across the country in malls and outlets in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Owerri, Enugu and Warri What: Montaigne Place, the firm’s flagship,…

Madam C.J. Walker: Black Haircare Entrepreneur

By Ruth Agbaji Another Black History Month has come and gone, but per the findings of a new study commissioned by Groupon and the National Black Chamber of Commerce: Educating ourselves on the adversity African Americans have always faced in the workplace MUST be a year long thing. Depressingly, 80% of black business owners polled stated they faced more challenges getting their business off the ground due to their race while 85% claimed they…

Melanie Perkins’ Startup Canva Gains Rapid Success

By Jessie Tu As a tech start-up entrepreneur, Melanie Perkins’ story is nothing short of remarkable. Last July, we reported her becoming one of the wealthiest women in Australia after her graphic design company Canva, which she co-founded with her husband Cliff Obrecht raised US$60 million in funding. This week, her company has hit an on paper valuation of $US15 billion ($19.7 billion) after securing a…

Small Brands are a Big Win for Local Charities like Baby2Baby

Small Brands Like Grin Natural Products are a Big Win for Local Charities like Baby2Baby. With an increased dependency on local charities to deliver on their mission to support low-income families and a rise in displaced low-income families due to the pandemic. Smaller brands are now at the forefront of enabling more possibilities for mission-centric local charities.  One such brand…

This Entrepreneur Launched a Page to Teach Sustainable Living

By Bernardo Flores Heymann Valeria Horton finished college in May 2020, two months after the COVID-19 lockdown had stopped everything in Mexico. With a stagnant economy and few job offers for recent graduates, Valeria decided to take advantage of the crisis to start a business. This is their story and with the sole objective of promoting their entrepreneurship, I pitch the idea to…

9 Questions About Female Entrepreneurship and Their Answers

By Victoria147 Entrepreneurship is present within professional and personal purposes, but various factors can interpose when starting the adventure and inhibit female leadership; although based on the analysis of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) , when women undertake, they do so more successfully than men. “The questions will be present in our lives at all times, but it is necessary to go…

Shontay Lundy On How To Grow Seven-Figure Business

By: Shontay Lundy, as told to Alexis Jones I’m Shontay Lundy, the founder of Black Girl Sunscreen, and I’m a millionaire—a title I never considered possible for myself. I was born in the small town of Newburgh, New York. Today, it’s one of those places that people from the city migrate to because you get more for your dollar. And it’s undergoing…

Zimbabwe’s Women Look Beyond Patriarchal Boundaries

By Jackie Abramian “Institute for Young Women Development was inspired by my personal reality of being a girl child from a poverty-stricken family in rural communal lands of Mashonaland Central Province in Zimbabwe,” says Glanis Changachirere who in 2009, at age 26 founded IYWD to reverse societal disregard for investing in young girls’ and women’s safety, education and future. “I lived with…