Tag: Women Leaders

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…

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Six Leadership Lessons from COVID-19

Six Leadership Lessons from COVID-19 By Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific I had just taken on my new job, as Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at UNDP early in the year, when we heard rumblings about a new coronavirus wreaking havoc in Wuhan, China. We didn’t know then that…

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…

GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 5.0

GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 5.0 The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 5.0 is a collection of top stories and trending topics.  With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business.  The following are top…

Beyoncé and Tina Knowles-Lawson Help Coronavirus Testing

Beyoncé And Tina Knowles-Lawson Help Accelerate Coronavirus Testing In Underserved Communities Last weekend, close to 1,000 residents flocked to two middle schools in predominantly black Houston communities, waiting patiently in their cars to receive free COVID-19 testing.  Unlike many other cities nationwide, Houston has had free testing available to the public but “some people, definitely minorities because we are overlooked,…

GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 2.0

The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 2.0 is a collection of top stories and trending topics.  With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business.  The following are top picks and trending topics on gc4women.org news:…

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…