Tag: Women in Business

Philanthropist, Ivy McGregor, On Longevity In Business

In business, profit is usually the primary goal, and for good reason. A company that doesn’t make money won’t last long. But over the last decade, more businesses have reached beyond the bottomline to find ways to give back to the communities they serve. From charitable foundations to eco-friendly initiatives, businesses big and small are committing to corporate social responsibility…

3 Ways Sophia Hutchins Disrupted An Age-Old Industry

The most well-publicized startups these days are in the technology sector. In fact, recent economic studies show that U.S.-based tech startups grew by 47 percent in the last decade. It’s no surprise, then, that plenty of hopeful founders have jumped on this train, but the reality is that the industry you choose to disrupt may not define your company’s ultimate success. Sophia Hutchins decided…

3 Ways to Empower the Next Generation of Women Leaders

CEO of Pink Lily, Tori Gerbig, is the author of this article from Entrepreneur. Opinions expressed by the article’s author are her own. Even after decades of hard work and progress toward gender parity in the workforce, there are still reports of disappointingly low numbers of U.S. women in senior leadership roles. Despite the fact that women represent more than half the country’s…

Black Women In Wine Join For Better Representation

When asked to describe the current state of black women’s representation in the wine industry, Robin and Andréa McBride know exactly how to respond. The sisters, cofounders and winemakers of the California-based McBride Sisters Wine Collection, immediately point to a wine industry magazine cover that featured 50 industry leaders. Not a single one is a black woman.  “In one shot, it’s a…