GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

This Woman Created An Empire By Embracing Her Natural Hair

By: Naydeline Mejia When Ada Rojas started blogging about natural hair in 2009, she never imagined that she would be catapulted into creating her own successful hair care line, Botánika Beauty. Now, as one of the first Afro-Latinx women to start a natural hair care brand, Ada Rojas is paving a path for future Latinx entrepreneurs and creatives. Her story starts in 2015,…

Jessica Alba Speaks On Her Mentors

What do Jessica Alba, Rachel Roy, and Lauren Bush all have in common? Well, besides great hair, they all understand the importance of having a professional mentor. In LinkedIn’s latest content series, “The Mentor Who Shaped Me,” each of the business execs look back on how the mentorship influenced their career and business experiences. “Mentorship is valuable because there’s always an opportunity to…

5 Life Lessons From Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran

By Alp Mimaroglu You may know her as a multi-millionaire investor on ABC’s Shark Tank, but New York real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran didn’t become one of the highest-paid female investors in the world overnight. Like many other entrepreneurs, she climbed her way to the top from nothing.  Barbara Corcoran grew up poor. Despite her external circumstances, however, she maintained a strong imagination and showed keen business acumen…