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Invest2Impact Initiative Launched In Kenya To Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Invest2Impact Initiative Launched In Kenya To Empower Women Entrepreneurs

 A competition seeking to empower women entrepreneurs in East Africa has been launched in Kenya by Mozambican politician and humanitarian Graca Machel. Dubbed Invest2Impact, the business competition seeks to provide access to funding to help develop women-led initiatives in the region. It also seeks to contribute to the community of women business owners and leaders […]

AW WomenPreneur Series : Olorunsola Honey Shares Her Journey Into Melisma Creations

AW WomenPreneur Series : Olorunsola Honey Shares Her Journey Into Melisma Creations

Above Whispers WomenPreneur Series is a platform to showcase amazing business women. Young women who have taken the bold step to start a business, fighting the odds surrounding entrepreneurship in Africa. We share in their journey, share in the challenges and growth process to inspire other women. We believe that when a story is shared, […]

AW WomenPreneur Series : Meet Jojolola Olufemi- Babalola The CEO of Flower Just Fine

AW WomenPreneur Series : Meet Jojolola Olufemi- Babalola The CEO of Flower Just Fine

Above Whispers WomenPreneur Series is a platform to showcase amazing business women. Young women who have taken the bold step to start a business, fighting the odds surrounding entrepreneurship in Africa. We share in their journey, share in the challenges and growth process to inspire other women. We believe that when a story is shared, […]

Akeredolu Doles Out N550 Million To Market Women, Artisans In Ondo

Akeredolu Doles Out N550 Million To Market Women, Artisans In Ondo

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, distributed N550 million loan to market women, various entrepreneurial groups and cooperatives societies as a way of tackling poverty in the state. Governor Akeredolu gave out the loans in Akure during the launch of the Apalara Micro-Credit Loan Scheme in a bid to empower various groups and associations […]

Business Women In Zimbabwe Have Been Urged To Engage Technology

Business Women  In Zimbabwe Have Been Urged To Engage Technology

Women in business should engage the country’s trade promotion body, ZimTrade to come up with solutions which will enable them to participate in international markets, the new Industry and Commerce Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu has said. Speaking at a women in enterprise conference last week Minister Ndlovu highlighted the need for local women in business to […]

The Cannabis Culture

The Cannabis Culture

Cannabis culture, though scaling quickly, is still an exclusive club. Only nine states in the U.S. allow its sale and use as a general consumer product. Although there are passionate communities of active cannabis users virtually everywhere, the majority have yet to be introduced to today’s sophisticated branded products. I have now personally seen more […]

Staying Confident As The Only Woman In The Room

Staying Confident As The Only Woman In The Room

Long before I was a software executive, I was a practicing physical therapist (DPT). Moving from the female-dominated world of PT to the male-dominated world of tech was a culture shock — to say the least. When I co-founded my company, WebPT, I was the only woman on the executive team for the first few […]

Being The Nice Girl With Strategic Job Negotiations

Being The Nice Girl With Strategic Job Negotiations

“Nice” is one of those words. In the workplace, it’s not meant to be flattering. It’s one of those things that keeps people in their jobs (sometimes), but doesn’t advance them. It implicitly suggests weakness, or at least lack of strength. By design, it doesn’t necessarily suggest intelligence or leadership. It’s not something you want […]

Only Five Percent Of CEOs In Africa Are Women

Only Five Percent Of CEOs In Africa Are Women

 Women make up only 5 percent of chief executives of big corporations in Africa according to a survey by Africa CEO forum. The survey reveals there is a low representation of women in the top echelons of African companies despite finding that businesses with most women on their boards have an operating profit over 20 […]

Check Out Some Available Grants For Business Women

Check Out Some Available Grants For Business Women

1. Understanding grants  Business owners often turn to grants because they are not required to pay them back; essentially, you can look at grants as “free money,” but they come with stipulations. Also, understanding and navigating the grant process can be complex. 2. Finding federal and state grants  Many business owners think that federal grants […]

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