Tag: Women in Business

5 Expert Financial Tips for Black Women

5 Expert Financial Tips for Black Women By Bridgette Bartlett Royall As Black women, we work hard for our money. But does our money always work hard for us? Follow these 5 tips to be financially free. We checked in with personal finance expert Patrice Washington for her professional yet practical advice on helping Black women not only get more…

Business Startup Tip for Women: Stay Focused

Business Startup Tip for Women: Stay Focused By Amy Lindgren Today’s business startup column covers a topic of importance to every entrepreneur, but especially so for women: Staying focused, and not giving away time to non-startup activities. Ready? We’ll start with a quiz: Which is more important when starting a business, funding, or the owner’s time? You already know the…

Janet Foutty On Strategies For Navigating Leadership

Janet Foutty On Strategies For Navigating Leadership By Marianne Schnall Women seeking to advance in leadership positions in today’s world face a complex and interconnected series of pressures, inequities and obstacles in both their careers and their lives. Women comprise less than a quarter of middle level managers, and that number shrinks even further at each rung of the corporate ladder. Part…

Girls learn about STEM careers from local women

Girls learn about STEM careers from local women in Junior Achievement “Dream Fair” event By Lora Painter On Friday, April 29th, 2022, on the campus of Western Michigan University, Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan introduced 7th and 8th-grade girls to the exciting possibilities of working in STEM-related fields. The message students heard from the event is they can do anything…

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth By Cheryl Robinson Supply chains are a critical component of an ever-expanding economy. The global supply chain market size is valued at $15.85 billion. Yet, amid the pandemic, the U.S. and other countries have felt the impact of slow turnaround times, disruption to production, and a troubling forecast of future product deliveries. When it…

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…