Tag: Small Business

Beyoncé’s Directory of Black-Owned Businesses to Support

Beyoncé’s Directory of Black-Owned Businesses to Support Beyoncé has many founders, owners and entrepreneurs of color jumping for joy after including them in her directory of Black-owned businesses. In addition to releasing a new song, “Black Parade,” on Juneteenth, her website was also updated to feature an organized list curated by her go-to fashion stylist, Zerina Akers. On Instagram, Akers presented @black.owned.everything and…

‘15 Percent Pledge’ Calls On Major Retailers To Support Black-Owned Businesses

‘15 Percent Pledge’ Calls On Major Retailers To Support Black-Owned Businesses In recent months, as COVID-19 swept across the United States and disproportionately affected people of color, and in the last week, following the death of George Floyd and a wave of protests calling for an end to police brutality and racial injustice, many people have wondered how they can…

GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 7.0

GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 7.0 The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 7.0 is a collection of top stories and trending topics.  With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business.  The following are top…

30 Black-Owned Brands to Support Today

30 Black-Owned Brands to Support Today In the wake of George Floyd‘s death and the nationwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality, it’s important not to give up on the momentum and continue the fight to dismantle systemic racism in our society. There is an outpouring of support to organizations such as the George Floyd Memorial Fund, Minnesota Freedom Fund, and Campaign Zero,…

GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 3.0

GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 3.0 The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 3.0 is a collection of top stories and trending topics.  With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business.  The following are top…

Introducing the GC4W Marketplace for Small Businesses

With the impact of COVID-19 on small business owners globally, the Global Connections for Women Foundation is pleased to announce our newest venture, the GC4W Marketplace. It is through our efforts that small businesses will have the opportunity to feel supported during a new transition, while also still having access to valued domains through our e-commerce site. The GC4W e-commerce…

76+ Women-Owned Small Businesses To Support From A Distance

Women who leave the workforce after having children often go the entrepreneurial route when they’re ready to work again, rather than attempting to jump back on the corporate ladder. Unfortunately that means they’re some of those getting hit the hardest as small businesses across the country close their brick and mortar stores as we shelter-in-place to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus.