11th May, 2016

A Legacy of Business & Impact: Walker’s Legacy Day for National Small Business Week!

By | May 11th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Empowerment, Global business, Leadership, Marketing, Networking, Social impact, strategy, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

On Thursday, May 5th, I had the privilege of being a featured speaker at Walker’s Legacy Day, an event commemorating National Small Business Week (May 2-7). Walker’s Legacy is a global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business. The organization is named in honor of legendary African-American female entrepreneur and first woman self-made millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker. […]

14th Jan, 2016

The Force: Is It Strong in Your Organization?

By | January 14th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Inspiration, Nonprofit, strategy, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Like the nation (and soon, the world), we’ve got Star Wars fever over here at URG! I haven’t seen the newest one just yet (so no spoilers in the comments!), but have binge-watched the classic episodes to get up-to-speed. Besides Darth Vader’s legendary asthmatic wheeze, much of the franchise’s lore is built around this concept of the “Force”. Obi Wan Kenobi speaks of it; galactic swashbuckler Han Solo questions it. But what is it? […]

19th Nov, 2015

To My Fellow CEO Sisters: Happy Women’s Entrepreneurship Day!

By | November 19th, 2015|Business events, Business insights, Empowerment, Global business, International, microenterprise, Mission, Uncategorized, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Entrepreneurship takes guts, discipline, and drive! For many women entrepreneurs worldwide, add to that the demands of a partner, children, overflowing laundry basket, crop-harvesting, grocery store run, lugging water, and oh yea, that small issue of the world being tilted toward men! Before we succumb to despair, James Brown gives [...]

10th Nov, 2014

Women Business Owners, Powerful Night!

By | November 10th, 2014|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Empowerment, Global business, International, Marketing, Mission, Networking, Nonprofit, Uncategorized, Women, Women entrepreneurs|Comments Off on Women Business Owners, Powerful Night!

Since the weather has been warmer (though it’s November!), I thought I’d take the opportunity to reflect on an event that Urban Rising Group co-sponsored and I attended in August. I am a pro bono consultant and member of the Anakazi Center for Women Empowerment and Development (Anakazi Center) an organization which focuses [...]