Tag: Entrepreneurship

Black Business Women Charting A Path In Social Entrepreneurship

Black Business Women Charting A Path In Social Entrepreneurship By Jasmine Browley When you think of entrepreneurship, often the first thing that comes to its mind is meeting profit margins, prioritizing your bottom line…or in layman’s terms, making a lot of money. This isn’t the case for every business owner. Social entrepreneurship is an approach by individuals, groups, start-up companies,…

How are women reinventing the workplace?

How are women reinventing the workplace? Bryant University Women’s Summit By Patricia Andreu According to Virginia “Ginny” Clarke, the business world is in the midst of an enormous transformation. Clarke, the founder of a talent and leadership consultancy, doesn’t just mean the more flexible workplace precipitated by the COVID pandemic. She sees a seismic shift in the very constructs of…

How this Melbourne Florist Supports Refugee Women

By Jessie Tu Doing Social Good: This Melbourne Florist Supports Refugee Women to Bloom With New Skills Social enterprise has always come naturally to Jane Marx. The Melbourne-based entrepreneur was the co-founder of Long Street Coffee, a cafe that employed refugees, before creating Merchant Road Events — an events-focused social enterprise that provides training and employment opportunities to young women from refugee backgrounds experiencing barriers to…

How Cher Wang, A Taiwanese Entrepreneur And Philanthropist, Made History

How Cher Wang, A Taiwanese Entrepreneur And Philanthropist, Made History By Shelley Zalis As many renowned faces appear throughout March to commemorate Women’s History Month, let’s also shine a spotlight on women making history now. One of those remarkable individuals is Cher Wang, co-founder and chairwoman of HTC. Wang, a Taiwanese entrepreneur and philanthropist was one of the first women to…

Female-Focused Imprint

Gates Is Teaming Up With Flatiron Books To Launch A Female-Focused Imprint

BY LAUREN PUCKETT-POP A vocal critic of the COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women and marginalized communities, philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda French Gates is making renewed efforts to combat global inequity—but, this time, with a new strategy: books. In partnership with Flatiron Books, part of the larger Macmillan Publishers company, French Gates is launching Moment of Lift Books, an imprint dedicated exclusively to nonfiction about social issues…

How Women’s Financial Literacy Benefits Us All

Women’s financial literacy benefits us all — here’s how By Mazamesso Assih African women face obstacles to starting and growing businesses that must be overcome to ensure equitable growth 76% of Africans, many of them women, see entrepreneurship as a good career choice Togo has some of the most financially literate women in Africa, and the whole country benefits from…