Tag: women in entrepreneurship

Female Entrepreneurs Raise $15 Million For Women-Owned Businesses

Female Entrepreneurs Raise $15 Million For Women-Owned Businesses By Corein Carter In the United States today, there are 114% more female entrepreneurs than there were 20 years ago. With every one out of every five businesses streaming a revenue of $1 million or more being owned by a woman, Behind The Leaf — a 501(c)(3) non-profit — is assisting diverse women in…

Female Scientists in Africa are Changing the Face of Their Continent

Female Scientists in Africa are Changing the Face of Their Continent Why international researchers should be lining up to collaborate with women working in science across Africa. Female scientists in Africa are entrepreneurial and resourceful. They are finding innovative solutions to problems that affect their communities, and many are actively seeking to engage others in their work. But for more…

Forbes Announces the 2021 Most Powerful Women List

By Madeline Hislop Forbes has released its 2021 list of the world’s most powerful women, highlighting a mix of politicians, philanthropists, corporate leaders, and entrepreneurs who have made an impact on an international level. Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has topped Forbes’ list this year, and is followed by US Vice President Kamala Harris, head of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde, GM’s CEO Mary…

Telli Swift Exemplifies Entrepreneurialism

Telli Swift Exemplifies the Impact Of Entrepreneurialism By Benjamin Lacker Born in the Philippines and raised in Japan, Telli Swift began her career as an ER nurse in Los Angeles, California. She later put her career on hold to raise a family with heavyweight champion boxer Deontay Wilder. Together, they recently launched the acclaimed UNISEX fragrance, D’Telli, a rich, luxurious, and unisex…

Nashira, A Women’s Eco-Village, is Creating a New Idea of Success

By Barclay Bram Nestled near the city of Palmira, not far from the northern edge of the Andes, is Nashira —a matriarchal eco-village developing an alternative social model for Colombia. Fourteen years ago, a private foundation donated three hectares of land and allowed 88 women—some of them victims of the country’s long-running civil war—to build to build a sustainable and…