Tag: Women Empowerment

How This Hollywood Producer Empowers Women in Film

How This Hollywood Producer Empowers Women Behind The Camera Hollywood producer, Laverne McKinnon, partner at K&L Productions, encourages creative professionals to use their stories to derive outer accomplishment from inner meaning through leadership coaching. For over two decades in the entertainment industry, she has been an activist in supporting women empowerment and breaking down barriers that exist for women working…

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…

Ten Ways To Support Women In The Workplace During A Crisis

Ten Ways To Support Women In The Workplace During A Crisis There is growing concern that gender-based inequalities around the world will soon surge, reversing progress on gender equality and sustainable development goals. Losing ground at this stage will have dire consequences for women, especially when we have come this far. It’s imperative that women, girls, and other vulnerable groups are at the center…

Black Girl Sunscreen Secures $1 Million From Female Investor

Black Girl Sunscreen Secures $1 Million From Female Investor Amid COVID-19 This month, Black Girl Sunscreen (BGS) secured a $1 million dollar investment from a private female funding source. Despite double minority-owned businesses typically having the most challenging time raising capital, BGS achieved this milestone with one single anchor product. Currently, BGS is the only indie black-owned brand carried full…

Support GC4Women.org on #GivingTuesday

Support GC4Women And Help Empower Women on #GivingTuesday Tuesday, May 5th, is #GivingTuesday, “a new global day of giving and unity” in response to COVID-19. This is your chance to support your community and nonprofits around the world who are helping to aid those in need and spread positivity, especially during this uncertain time. At the Global Connections for Women…

M.M.LaFleur Will Dress Any Woman Running for Office

There’s about to be a lot more M.M.LaFleur on the campaign trail. The women’s workwear brand, founded by Sarah LaFleur, Narie Foster and Miyako Nakamura in 2011, aims to provide “a more practical, inspired wardrobe” for professional women. And this week, the brand announced that it wants to extend that mission to the women running for public office across the…