These motivational words from five successful black women business owners made us seriously contemplate the “why” behind starting and scaling a business.
Stories of Women Entrepreneurs of Color
News and feature stories about women of color who are making their way in the world of entrepreneurship.
In “She Did That,” four black female entrepreneurs share their stories about how they overcame funding woes and other obstacles.
The black women entrepreneurs featured on our site are changing up old industries, creating opportunities and encouraging fellow black women to feel powerful.
Nadia Lee’s Kollectin has signed up 5,000 influencers and shipped 10,000 units of product.
The Indian-Canadian YouTuber will bring diversity to late-night television when “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” debuts Monday.
The acclaimed investigative journalist has made a career out of exposing systemic injustices. Now, she’s breaking down the effects of slavery on America’s entire history.
The Hollywood director and activist is leveraging some mighty star power to pull off the third annual National Day of Racial Healing, an event designed to spark action toward a more equitable world.
Amber Williams launched her branding consultancy, Punkyflair, with the idea that stories, not sales pitches, are the best way to reach customers. And she thinks it’s an especially good strategy for women and people of color.
#ResistList: Rita Robert Otu of Beau Haven Farms is helping rural women grow and sell vitamin A-rich cassava — and changing their lives in the process.
#ResistList: Brittany Rose, a former All American and NFL cheerleader, is on a mission to dismantle disparaging stereotypes about cheerleading and make it a tool for empowering women.
Rana Dajani has raised millions of dollars, trained thousands of volunteers, and worked with an estimated 100,000 kids to foster a love of reading.
Former lawyer Stephanie Conduff launched Leche Lounge to help working moms like her pump breast milk in private. To make her lactation stations, she hires from within her Native American community.
Troubled by the lack of diversity in the world of eco-conscious fashion, Priscilla Debar launched online boutique Faubourg as a platform for fellow women of color in the industry.
She Counts aims to help unbanked female micro-entrepreneurs access mobile savings accounts and business training services.
Sagashus Levingston has launched a $250,000 crowdfunding campaign to get copies of her coffee-table book on urban black mothers to people who are struggling financially.