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.
Her Perspective: Black Women’s Startup Experiences
While women business owners of any color face numerous hurdles that men do not, the road is that much more difficult for Black women — especially when it comes to marketing, networking and finding money for their startups. We explore Black women entrepreneurs’ individual experiences of launching and running small businesses in this special series.
Lisa Love’s firm, Tanoshi, aims to bridge racial, educational and digital divides for low-income kids.
Katrina Thompkins opened her e-commerce store, K’dara CBD, just as the coronavirus crisis was starting to take hold in the U.S.
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.
Stories of Women Entrepreneurs of Color
Boss Women Media, which aims to bring Black women entrepreneurs together, will host a virtual version of its Black Girl Magic Summit.
Dr. Nana Afoh-Manin launched MyCovidMD to help Black and brown neighborhoods impacted by coronavirus.
The pro sports league’s new attire will also feature Breonna Taylor’s name, as well as the phrase “Black Lives Matter.”