Tag: Women in Business

Tennis Icon Maria Sharapova Inks Partnership With Therabody

By Cheryl Robinson Investing in a company no longer consists of just providing capital. Many investors now seek opportunities where they can add value beyond the money. These new types of partnerships are rapidly emerging throughout Silicon Valley. A recent example of this business model comes as Therabody, a leading global tech wellness company formerly known as Theragun, announces a…

How Future Businesswomen Can Get Leadership Experience

How Future Businesswomen Can Get Leadership Experience  You’re never too young to set goals for yourself. As young women, we spend our high school English classes having lofty daydreams about our future, wondering if we’ll end up hustling in New York City or Los Angeles, starting a small company in our hometown, or if we’ll be traveling the world. There…

This Woman Is Bringing Farm-To-Table To Homes

By Geri Stengel Restaurants have been one of the industries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 10, 2020, more than 26,000 restaurants closed; 60% of those have closed permanently, according to Yelp Economic Average. With Covid-19 cases still rising, more full or partial lockdowns are expected, which will result in more restaurant closures in the future. It’s not…

How Hiring Women and Moms Propels Economic Recovery

How Hiring Women and Moms Propels Economic Recovery This week I spent time with a friend I admire highly – Trina Limpert, formerly Global President of Women for eBay. She now heads RizeNext, with a vision of raising up a new generation of diverse technologists, executives, and directors. Since mid-2019, she’s been training companies in the creation of diversity and impact initiatives that drive…

4 Tips for Aspiring Women Business Owners

4 Tips for Aspiring Women Business Owners Despite decades of corporate diversity efforts, change has come slowly. Women still hold just 25 percent of five critical C-suite positions in the nation’s 1,000 largest corporations, and the problem persists far beyond that. The drop-off of women in leadership starts with the first promotion to management, where a woman is 18 percent less likely to…

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…