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Jul 24, 2020

Kimberly Ellison-Taylor is an advocate for inclusive leadership, and what it means to create an equitable workplace environment. It’s not as simple as giving everyone the same opportunity — you need to meet people where they’re at. We are, unfortunately, not all created equal. 

The first Black woman and...

Jul 17, 2020

Spoiler alert: If you want to eavesdrop on a candid conversation about being a black female entrepreneur, this is a must listen.


Imagine being told repeatedly that no market or need for your business exists — yet your experience and social and financial acumen tell you otherwise. 


Makisha Boothe...

Jul 3, 2020

As the daughter of first-generation immigrants, Sima Gandhi is no stranger to hard work. Her father encouraged her to succeed, and her desire and drive to take risks and break down barriers may come from her humble but stable early family life. Determined not to define female business acumen by the 90s pantsuit —...

Jun 26, 2020

At the age of 6, Ngozi Okaro knew she was going to be a lawyer and change people’s lives.


Growing up, Okaro’s clothes were mostly handmade by her mother to accommodate her towering 6-foot-tall figure. While she resented it at the time, it instilled an appreciation for design and inclusivity within her.


Jun 19, 2020

For 25 years as a writer and editor for large magazines like Suede, Essence, and Latina to name a few, Marcia Cole embraced the editorial realm and conquered it.


Now, as founder and CEO of Ivy Digital (a content, technology, and data-driven marketing agency) and as the founder of nonprofit organization