GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur, Amber Leong, is GC4W’s Person of the Day

GC4W’s Person of the Day is Amber Leong is the first-ever Malaysian to receive a multi-million deal on US Reality TV, Shark Tank. In October, Amber Leong astonished the investors on ABC’s Shark Tank with her story: As a 20-year-old, Leong had ridden a one-way ticket from the outskirts of tropical Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to a snowy Minnesota college, where she beat a life-threatening…

Designer Kendra Scott’s Game Plan for Women in Business

Kendra Scott Wants to Change the Game for Women in Business—Starting With UT Students. Kendra Scott jewelry and home decor are available in nearly 1,400 stores nationwide. The company has sales of about $360 million, according to Forbes, and employs more than 2,000 people—more than 90 percent of whom are women.    In September 2019, Scott donated $1 million to The University of Texas…

Why Issa Rae is a Multi-Hyphenate Entrepreneur

Why Issa Rae Embraces Being A Multi-Hyphenate Entrepreneur? Jo-Issa Rae Diop, commonly known as Issa Rae, the HBO Insecure creator and actress, is making her mark in television, film, and now, music. Her ever-expanding empire is emblematic of her success as an entrepreneur—one who is empowered to disrupt Hollywood’s status quo. Within a few months into 2020, Rae is currently in the process…