Nikki Porcher couldn’t find a support network for Black women entrepreneurs. So she created one.
Stories of Women Entrepreneurs of Color
News and feature stories about women of color who are making their way in the world of entrepreneurship.
Dr. April Patterson, founder of Dr. Patty’s Dental Spa, recalls being one of just two Black women in dental school. Now, she’s elevating her own profile to be a role model to others.
Angela McIver, owner of Trapezium Math, says the pandemic has only worsened the gap between children from low-income families and necessary math skills.
Boss Women Media, which aims to bring Black women entrepreneurs together, will host a virtual version of its Black Girl Magic Summit.
Lisa Love’s firm, Tanoshi, aims to bridge racial, educational and digital divides for low-income kids.
Dr. Nana Afoh-Manin launched MyCovidMD to help Black and brown neighborhoods impacted by coronavirus.
Katrina Thompkins opened her e-commerce store, K’dara CBD, just as the coronavirus crisis was starting to take hold in the U.S.
The numbers don’t lie: business ownership is harder for Black women. That’s why we’ve launched a new series, “Her Perspective,” on Black women’s startup experiences.
Dreena Whitfield launched WhitPR with a hyperfocus on Black-owned businesses, individuals and organizations.
Judi Henderson, owner of Mannequin Madness, now hopes for a sea change for Black people in the business world.
The pro sports league’s new attire will also feature Breonna Taylor’s name, as well as the phrase “Black Lives Matter.”
Sales from Beyonce’s latest surprise single will benefit Black business owners.
Amid protests of systemic racism, the rallying cry to #BuyBlack is louder than ever.
Communications professional Amber Williams tells us what brands must do when issuing statements on racism. (Hint: You can’t phone this one in.)
In the spirit of #AmplifyBlackVoices, we feature black female entrepreneurs who are true examples of resilience.