Women in Business News

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New Crowdfunding Platform Caters to Kids and Teens Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Million Dollar Business

New Crowdfunding Platform Caters to Kids and Teens Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Million Dollar Business

KidVisionaries.com wants to teach kids and teens how to be entrepreneurs through crowdfunding. They are offering a free online class, Intro To Crowdfunding - How To Build Your Million Dollar Business, to teach the basics of crowdfunding and to help kids turn their innovative ideas into reality. - June 21, 2021 - KidVisionaries.com

Abyan Nur Announces Heated Menstrual Cup Kickstarter Project for Safe and Eco- Friendly Relief from Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Abyan Nur Announces Heated Menstrual Cup Kickstarter Project for Safe and Eco- Friendly Relief from Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Women’s health enthusiast Abyan Nur and her team are introducing the Heated Menstrual Cup to help women find relief from menstrual pain and reduce or eliminate dependence on over-the-counter medication. Many women suffer severe discomfort and pain before and after menstruation due to cramping. For relief, most of them go for over-the-counter drugs, which often provide a temporary solution. - June 18, 2021 - Heated Menstrual Cup

Industry Leaders Launch empatiX Consulting

Industry Leaders Launch empatiX Consulting

Bringing together empathy + data + experience to propel client business - June 18, 2021 - empatiX Consulting

High School Valedictorian Paxton Smith Signs Collaborative Book Deal Focused on Reproductive Rights

High School Valedictorian Paxton Smith Signs Collaborative Book Deal Focused on Reproductive Rights

Di Angelo Publications is proud to announce the forthcoming book, "A War on My Body; A War on My Rights" - a profoundly personal and collaborative book led by Texas high school Valedictorian Paxton Smith, with contributions from numerous reproductive rights activists and public personalities, including renowned women's rights attorney Gloria Allred, reproductive and immigrant justice warrior Sadie Hernandez, and New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney. - June 17, 2021 - Di Angelo Publications

COVID-19 Creates Hardships for Locally-Owned Small Businesses Like Crepella Crepes Café

COVID-19 Creates Hardships for Locally-Owned Small Businesses Like Crepella Crepes Café

A success story of young women - June 17, 2021 - Crepella Café

Echem Consultants Announces Expansion - Engineer Your Best Career

EChem Consultants is a niche material science consultancy firm based in Poughkeepsie, NY, and encompasses an award winning team in the field of non-destructive evaluation techniques and diagnostics for the restoration and rehabilitation of the built environment works on some of the most prestigious projects in the country in the world of corrosion. - June 17, 2021 - Echem Consultants LLC

Christa J. Mekki, CMP, CWP, CITP Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Christa J. Mekki, CMP, CWP, CITP Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Christa J. Mekki, CMP, CWP, CITP of Pleasanton, California has been honored as VIP Member for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of event planning. About Christa J. Mekki, CMP, CWP, CITP Christa Mekki, CMP, CWP, CITP... - June 15, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

Society 18 Founder and CEO Pamela Zapata to Detail Transition from Agency Life to Being Self-Employed on June 30th Webinar for Networking Group, WIIM

Founder and CEO of Influencer Management and Marketing Agency, Society 18, to Host WIIM Webinar on June 30 at 1:00pm EST - June 14, 2021 - Society 18

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has selected Shayla Kolheim, director of Grants Development and Management at Southwest Tennessee Community College, to participate in the Class of 2021-22 Maxine Smith Fellows Program. “Ms. Kolheim is truly deserving of this opportunity. She is an... - June 12, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Aura Management Welcomes Rachel Blankinship as New Director of Operations

Aura Management Welcomes Rachel Blankinship as New Director of Operations

Aura Management is excited to welcome Rachel Blankinship to their Richmond, VA office as one of the Directors of Operations. Having Rachel and her team join Aura as they expand their territory will not only bring new potential business but also access to top-notch talent. - June 12, 2021 - Aura Management

Top Real Estate Broker Partners with Premier Luxury Team for Expansion

Top Real Estate Broker Partners with Premier Luxury Team for Expansion

Rachel Sartain Tenpenny has partnered with co-founders Marian Yon Maguire and Rhonda Sanderford of YES-Homes Luxury real estate sales group with Keller Williams Realty. - June 11, 2021 - YES-Homes Luxury Group

Alex Proyas, Breckin Meyer and an Exclusive Academy Awards Documentary to Headline the Paris Art and Movie Awards 2021 Festival

Alex Proyas, Breckin Meyer and an Exclusive Academy Awards Documentary to Headline the Paris Art and Movie Awards 2021 Festival

The Paris Art and Movie Awards is “the number one film festival in Paris, France” for NBC, CBS and Fox. The 11th annual edition will start Sept. 1, and once again will place Paris at the epicenter of independent filmmaking for several weeks. About 100 movies and artists are expected to be part of the show this year. - June 11, 2021 - Paris Art and Movie Awards

Announcing Anne Hudson as VP of Partner Development - Diversity, Inclusion & Culture at iHeartMedia

Announcing Anne Hudson as VP of Partner Development - Diversity, Inclusion & Culture at iHeartMedia

Anne Hudson is a culture curator and brand storyteller. Known for ideation and thought leadership throughout her career, Anne has worked with iconic brands. She'll collaborate to create diverse cultural moments, amplifying messages through iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group in San Francisco. - June 09, 2021 - Anne in the City, LLC

HBICHQ Reduces Recidivism in Formerly Incarcerated Women

The HBIC HQ Foundation is helping formerly incarcerated women overcome obstacles to employment through encouraging entrepreneurship will not only help reduce recidivism but also give women opportunities otherwise unavailable to them. Read on to learn how one nonprofit, www.HBICHQ.com, has created... - June 08, 2021 - HBIC HQ Foundation

eMediaCampaigns, Fran Briggs, Announce the Public Relations Representation of Maka Taylor

eMediaCampaigns, Fran Briggs, Announce the Public Relations Representation of Maka Taylor

Consultancy supports and advances the interest of a demographic that is often marginalized. - June 07, 2021 - eMediaCampaigns!

Charlotte’s Lake Norman Welcomes Heat 360 Radio Station

Charlotte’s Lake Norman Welcomes Heat 360 Radio Station

Charlotte's Lake Norman now has its first mainstream radio station, Heat 360. Heat 360 Radio is a Streaming Radio station that plays the latest Pop, Hip Hop, and R & B broadcasting live from Charlotte’s Lake Norman, NC. Lake Norman has a coverage area that consists of 5 cities in... - June 07, 2021 - Heat 360 Radio

Sena Hospitality Design Projects for Exploria Resorts Up for American Resort Development Association Awards

Sena Hospitality Design Projects for Exploria Resorts Up for American Resort Development Association Awards

Sena Hospitality Design Inc., an Orlando-based licensed interior design firm specializing in resorts, has once again been named a finalist for two ARDY awards from the American Resort Development Association. Sena has been recognized in the Interior Design category for The Reserve at 601 by... - June 06, 2021 - Sena Hospitality Design

Soon You Can Rise from the Ashes, Liberating Yourself and Your Life with Jasmine Mbye - Revealing How She Did It, Empowering You

Jasmine is the Director of The Like Me CIC and she’s inviting women around the UK to go from hopeless to hopeful by joining "Rising From The Ashes," the annual The Woman Like Me L&B Conference taking place on Saturday, June 26 in Bedfordshire. This hybrid event is where Jasmine, and other speakers, will be revealing their hidden stories that make them who they are to empower other women. - June 04, 2021 - The Like Me CIC

New Horse Training Book by #1 Award-Winning Movie Director Elaine Heney Helps Horse Riders Improve Their Partnerships with Their Horses

New Horse Training Book by #1 Award-Winning Movie Director Elaine Heney Helps Horse Riders Improve Their Partnerships with Their Horses

Horse owners & riders will be able to understand their horses better and become more efficient and more effective in their daily horsemanship skills when they read “Equine Listenology” a new book on essential groundwork & riding lessons & exercises, written by Elaine Heney,... - June 03, 2021 - Grey Pony Films

Conference That Supports Economic Development for Women Launches GoFundMe Campaign

Conference That Supports Economic Development for Women Launches GoFundMe Campaign

Campaign to help with the expense of securing conference speakers such as Kevin Samuels and Iyanla Vanzant. - June 02, 2021 - eMediaCampaigns!

Clear Child Psychology Taps Olive Helps to Expand Access to Behavioral Health Support

Clear Child Psychology Taps Olive Helps to Expand Access to Behavioral Health Support

Clear Child Psychology announced today that they have partnered with Olive, the company delivering innovation to healthcare through artificial intelligence (AI). Clear Child has tapped Olive Helps, Olive's newest cybernetic platform. The platform provides healthcare workers with real-time... - June 02, 2021 - Clear Child Psychology

Walker Pest Management Promotes Tara Park to Executive Director

Walker Pest Management Promotes Tara Park to Executive Director

Walker Pest Management owner, Caleb Walker, today named Tara Park as its Executive Director. Tara Park joined Walker Pest in 2018 as a customer service representative in the Greenville, SC office. In October of 2018, she assumed the role of Office Manager for all branches. Since that time, and... - May 28, 2021 - Walker Pest Management

Economists with PhD Earn 86% More - INOMICS Salary Report 2020/21 Incl. COVID-19 Impact

Economists with PhD Earn 86% More - INOMICS Salary Report 2020/21 Incl. COVID-19 Impact

Based on survey data from nearly 1,500 economists, new report examines economics salaries, health of job market, effect of COVID-19 and gender pay-gap. - May 27, 2021 - INOMICS

Laquitha L. Richards Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Laquitha L. Richards Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Laquitha L. Richards of Atlanta, Georgia has been honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of event services. These important women exemplify tenacity. They realize... - May 27, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

IBEX IT Business Experts Named 2021 Georgia Fast 40 by ACG Atlanta

Honoree to be Recognized as One of Georgia’s 40 Fastest Growing Middle Market Companies at June Celebration. - May 27, 2021 - IBEX IT Business Experts

316 Strategy Group Hires Tracy Gardner as Digital Strategist

316 Strategy Group Hires Tracy Gardner as Digital Strategist

316 Strategy Group hired Tracy Gardner as a digital strategist. Gardner will lead the Central Nebraska division of 316 Strategy Group. Gardner brings over 30 years of experience in family business, strategy, executive level management and business ownership with an extensive emphasis in business... - May 26, 2021 - 316 Strategy Group

P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized Showcases Their New Women of Empowerment Members

P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized Showcases Their New Women of Empowerment Members

P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) showcases their new Women of Empowerment members who are being recognized for their contributions and achievements in the many fields and industries listed. About The New Women of Empowerment Members P.O.W.E.R. (Professional... - May 25, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Black-Owned Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice Officially Opening in Decatur, Georgia

The Point of Health Wellness Center will host their Grand Opening on June 5, 2021. - May 24, 2021 - The Point of Health Wellness Center

Sara Oblak Speicher, MBA and Dianne Sykes, MS NSCA Launch Elite Mystique Agency

The days of “Shut up and dribble!” and “Smile and wave” are over, and our elite athletes and leaders must reconfigure themselves in order to shift the global sectors they desire to change. This is where the Elite Mystique Agency steps in. - May 23, 2021 - Sara Oblak Speicher Enterprises, Inc.

Croatian Wine Enthusiasts Announce First International Pošip Day

Croatian Wine Enthusiasts Announce First International Pošip Day

Public-private Alliance of Organizations from Croatia, USA, Canada and Europe announces international day for the Croatian white variety - May 22, 2021 - Croatian Premium Wine

Beyond Spots & Dots Earns Gold Award for Excellence in Social Media Advertising

Beyond Spots & Dots Earns Gold Award for Excellence in Social Media Advertising

Agency receives top recognition from the Horizon Interactive Awards for third consecutive year. - May 21, 2021 - Beyond Spots & Dots, Inc.

Trophy Fitness Clothing Ladies Gym Wear Launch New Collection

Trophy Fitness Clothing Ladies Gym Wear Launch New Collection

With the world in coronavirus havoc right now, there's nothing better than a good set of ladies gym wear to get you looking fine and feeling good. Trophy Fitness Clothing has just launched their new ladies gym wear collection. - May 20, 2021 - Trophy Fitness Clothing

Excelerant, LLC Congratulates Phyllis Arceneaux, NCC, Breakthrough Coaching Enhanced Practitioner

Excelerant, LLC is an award-winning leadership development and human resources solutions company with Phyllis Arceneaux as a managing partner, who has recently completed the Breakthrough Coaching Enhanced Practitioner program. One focus of Breakthrough Coaching is the concentration on sustainable... - May 19, 2021 - Excelerant, LLC

Hope Seed Foundation Honors 20 Caregivers

"A caregiver needs care." Tasheba Gordon, a former caregiver of her mother for 7 years, wanted to honor those who care for others in the shadows. Most people don't even know what a caregiver is. Hope Seed Foundation is honoring 20 caregivers, 15 women, and 5 men, who were nominated by... - May 15, 2021 - Hope Seed Foundation, Inc.

KOCT Television Celebrates 40 Years of Serving the Community; The Voice of North County to Host a Live Virtual Tour and Annual Fundraiser on June 1

KOCT Television Celebrates 40 Years of Serving the Community; The Voice of North County to Host a Live Virtual Tour and Annual Fundraiser on June 1

Oceanside’s Channel, KOCT Television is kicking off its 40th year by hosting the KOCT Television Live Virtual Tour and Annual Fundraiser on June 1 from 6 to 7 p.m. KOCT Television is one of the last remaining fulfillments of unbiased Public Broadcasting in America today. For the past 40... - May 14, 2021 - KOCT Television

Selma Bartlett Retires After 67 Years in Banking

Selma Bartlett Retires After 67 Years in Banking

Meadows Bank announced today that as of April 30, 2021, Selma Bartlett retired from her 67-year career as a bank officer here in Las Vegas. As one of the first female bank officers in the state of Nevada, Selma has been influential in the tremendous growth of Las Vegas, specifically Henderson. - May 13, 2021 - Meadows Bank

Darcy L. Knapp-Fricks Celebrated as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Darcy L. Knapp-Fricks Celebrated as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Darcy L. Knapp-Fricks of Mansfield, Texas has been celebrated as a Woman of Distinction for the second quarter of 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and great success in the fields of agriculture, real estate,... - May 12, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

New Woman-Owned Consultancy Aims to be Mortgage Industry’s Trusted Advisor

New Woman-Owned Consultancy Aims to be Mortgage Industry’s Trusted Advisor

“Unprepared is Unacceptable.” - New Consultancy, Consigliera, Founded to Assist Mortgage Servicing Industry Through New Era of Regulatory Scrutiny, Focusing on Readiness, Innovative Solutions and Meaningful Connection with the Default Consumer.  - May 11, 2021 - Consigliera LLC

Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education Specialist Honored as a Top Educator for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education Specialist Honored as a Top Educator for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education Specialist of Chesterfield, Virginia has been honored as a Top Educator for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of education and ministry. About Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education... - May 11, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

Baumgartens Announces National Minority-Owned Business Certification

Baumgartens, an award-winning family business that provides school, home, and office supplies nationwide, has been certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC) and officially part of the National Minority Supplier Development Council... - May 10, 2021 - Baumgartens

Former Healthcare Executive, Tory Rohelia Launches Mango Mango Mango

Former Healthcare Executive, Tory Rohelia Launches Mango Mango Mango

Mango Mango Mango announces the launch of its hair care product line. All products in this hair care line are made with 100% all-natural ingredients and are carefully formulated to protect, moisturize and nourish natural coils without breaking the bank. Why Mango Mango Mango? The product contains... - May 07, 2021 - Mango Mango Mango

Meadows Bank Reports Q1 2021 Financials and Shareholder Dividend

Meadows Bank Reports Q1 2021 Financials and Shareholder Dividend

Meadows Bank, headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, announced today that it not only posted After Tax Net Income of $5,824,534 in the first three months of 2021 which was 56.5% higher than the $3,721,686 earned during the same period in 2020, but that it also recently paid a shareholder dividend. - May 06, 2021 - Meadows Bank

Henna Naseem Recognized as a Woman of the Month for April 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Henna Naseem of Sacramento, California has been recognized as a Woman of the Month for April 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of women’s retail apparel. Each month P.O.W.E.R. - May 05, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

The Power of 100 Girls Seeks Inspiring Youth to Make a Difference in Their Communities

The Power of 100 Girls Seeks Inspiring Youth to Make a Difference in Their Communities

Nonprofit debuts Founders Circle membership to launch powerful grant and scholarship initiative for girls of diverse backgrounds and to empower change-makers. - May 04, 2021 - The Power of 100 Girls

Inspiring Business Book "From Farms to Incubators" Puts a Spotlight on Women Leaders of the Agricultural Technology Revolution

Inspiring Business Book "From Farms to Incubators" Puts a Spotlight on Women Leaders of the Agricultural Technology Revolution

The new business book "From Farms to Incubators" presents inspiring case studies of how women entrepreneurs are revolutionizing agriculture through high technology, stabilizing a secure food supply for a future of climate change and a 10 billion-person population. - May 04, 2021 - Linden Publishing

Introducing Kiwi Cares Collections, a Children's Book Enterprise Owned by 8-Year-Old Philanthropist Kiara (Kiwi) Smith

Introducing Kiwi Cares Collections, a Children's Book Enterprise Owned by 8-Year-Old Philanthropist Kiara (Kiwi) Smith

Kidpreneur starts business at the age of 8 writing children's books with profits being donated to children in need. Kiwi writes children's books filled with lessons and engaging activities in each book that are published and sold on Amazon. There are 4 books through Kiwi Cares Collections. Over 105 books have been sold and 80 books are being donated to a non-profit working with at risk youth. Profits are donated to support other children in need. - May 03, 2021 - Kiwi Cares Collections

Scent & Fire®️ Candle Company Launches Sneaker-Inspired Candles That Smell Like a Fresh Pair of Kicks

Scent & Fire®️ Candle Company Launches Sneaker-Inspired Candles That Smell Like a Fresh Pair of Kicks

Scent & Fire®️, a black-owned candle company, dropped an exclusive line of candles that were inspired by this era’s most legendary sneakers - Air Force 1s, Air Jordans, and Air Maxes. The Sole•ly Inspired collection consists of 3 different candles, all inspired by the sneakers that every sneakerhead should have in their shoe-arsenal. - May 01, 2021 - Scent & Fire Candle Company

Lauren Turton, Founder and CEO of the Soul Career Clarity Coaching Program, Honored as a Women of Influence in Technology for 2021 by the San Diego Business Journal

On April 26, 2021, the San Diego Business Journal released their Women of Influence in Technology 2021 Honorees featuring Soul Career Clarity’s own, Lauren Turton. Turton is an online-based business coach who guides wellness experts in launching their services online and scaling their... - May 01, 2021 - Lauren Turton

RMI Proudly Featured on Cover of Industry Leader Publication, PEO Insider  Magazine

RMI Proudly Featured on Cover of Industry Leader Publication, PEO Insider Magazine

Resource Management, Inc. (RMI) is featured on the April cover of the National Professional Employer Organization, formally known as NAPEO’s PEO Insider Magazine. - April 30, 2021 - Resource Management, Inc.

Dr. Katherine Johnson Celebrated as a Featured Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Dr. Katherine Johnson Celebrated as a Featured Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Dr. Katherine Johnson of Frederick, Maryland has been celebrated as a Featured Member in 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the field of consulting. About Dr. Katherine Johnson Dr. Katherine Johnson is the president of... - April 29, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

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