Author: Camille Davis

Credit: Unsplash The trend of women taking over leadership positions is on the rise, according to the latest numbers from the US Census Bureau. While women-owned firms constitute only 19.9 percent of all firms that employed people in the US in 2018, these numbers reflect a 0.6 percent growth from the year prior. Over 1.1 million businesses are led by women, contributing $1.8 trillion to the economy and employing over 10.1 million workers.Although the fight against gender disparity rages on, it’s important for us to celebrate progress where we can, especially as female leaders bring something new to the table. Whether…

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CLEO TV is killing the game when it comes to culture, diversity, and representation. Culture Kitchen is a new show that allows us to celebrate the culture through food, travel, and lifestyle, and specifically celebrate the upbringing in Washington, D.C. of a Cuban Chef who “eats a lot,” Bren Herrera. Premiering tonight on CLEO TV, Culture Kitchen with Bren Herrera will “inspire you to cook for yourself and or your family,” says the host. The show offers tips to “take away fear you may have in the kitchen,” says Herrera. She teaches us techniques and ingredients learned throughout her life,…

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Julissa Bermudez via CLEO TV “If you don’t know me, shame on you,” says Julissa Bermudez, jokingly opening the premiere of her new show It’s Me, Julissa on CLEO TV! Airing Friday, October 15 at 10 p.m. EST, It’s Me, Julissa is a lifestyle show on CLEO TV, where Julissa exposes beauty, home, style tips and more. via CLEO TV CLEO TV says: It’s Me, Julissa! reintroduces fans to entertainment sweetheart Julissa Bermudez after years in the industry’s background hosting various shows and helping others tell their stories. Julissa’s series will focus on her New York upbringing, sharing nostalgic Dominican recipes,…

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The pandemic-driven quarantine was proof that business can go on when operated remotely. The job-application process exemplifies the “new normal,” and sets the stage for the future of a post-pandemic world where commuting isn’t neccessary. As many employers have yet to return to their physical office spaces and fear another shutdown, job listing increase for at-home support staff. The #RemoteWork Queen predicts an increase and a trend towards entry-level workers opting for remote work. Not only does she believe this is possible, she shares tips on how-to excel at it. Seek entry level positions at Remote First companies — What…

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 01: Nelly receives the ‘I Am Hip Hop’ award onstage during the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on October 01, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Leon Bennett/2021 BET Hip Hop Awards/Getty Images)ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 01: Nelly receives the ‘I Am Hip Hop’ award onstage during the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on October 01, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Leon Bennett/2021 BET Hip Hop Awards/Getty Images)ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 01: Nelly receives the ‘I Am Hip Hop’ award onstage during the…

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 01: Ari Fletcher and DreamDoll attend the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on October 01, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 01: Troy “Smack” Mitchell attends the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on October 01, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 01: Kaytranada attends the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on October 01, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images…

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Special Edition #BossTalks w/ Yvonne Orji Salesforce loves small business and entrepreneurs; this past week, it showed. The #BlackBusinessBlockParty virtual event, presented in partnership with Black Enterprise and Deloitte Digital focused on “elevating Black Entrepreneurs and Investing in the Future.” Bamboozled by Jesus author, Yvonne Orji served as the ginal speaker of the day. If you’re a church-goer or WomenForTheCulture Book Club member, you’d find delight in this; because you know when Yvonne Orji steps in, the chat becomes a pulpit (hallelujah!). Before the doors of the church are opened, we need that one final sermon and benediction. #BossTalks… this…

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Karen Civil on Instagram Wednesday, Salesforce presented its first-ever “National Black Business Month Block Party Summit” in partnership with Black Enterprise and Deloitte Digital, featuring an “incredible line up of luminary speakers along with special appearances from Black entrepreneurs, creatives, and thought leaders who have shaped the communities in their respective fields.” “At Salesforce, we are committed to using our platform to further conversations around racial equality and drive systematic change in the workplace and society. Learn how we are driving racial equality and an inclusive employee experience in our latest Equality update.” Joining the #BlackBusinessBlockParty panel on “From Crisis…

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Figuratively speaking, many of you are sitting on your best seller right now. “It’s time to get over the blocks and limited beliefs,” says Best-Selling Author Coach and Women’s Empowerment Speaker Nikkie Pryce. Not only does she birth best sellers, but she helps women become their best. Chances are, you’ve considered telling your story in your head and not sure where to begin. Well, Nikkie is that accountability buddy we all need. She demands you “speak it with faith,” say it out loud and manifest it! Sisterhood is not only about encouraging the next woman, but also gifting her the…

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Via @ms_audacity on instagram Imagine, Girl’s Trip… High key Bachelorette style in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Low key… only fans, trick bag, hot spot. Unfortunately, the tale you’re about to read isn’t fiction. This is the real-life experience of five, Black, professional women and an example of why protecting Black women should be more than a hashtag. Cyd, a blogger/instagram influencer under the handle @ms_audacity took to her platform to share her nightmare occurrence from July 31, that luckily didn’t end in tragedy. Take the word “luckily” lightly, as it wasn’t due to the assistance of local police of hotel…

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