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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 […]

Madina’s Market Women In Distress Call

Madina’s Market Women In Distress Call

Madam Beauty Tornyi, a tilapia seller at the Madina market, wants the Member of Parliament (MP) for Abokobi-Madina Constituency, Alhaji Bonniface Abubakar Saddique, to come to the aid of the market in the area. Madina is a suburb of Accra and the capital of the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality in the Greater Accra Region. Madina is next […]

Tanzania: Women Entrepreneurs Want More Tariff Imposed On Imports

Tanzania: Women Entrepreneurs Want More Tariff Imposed On Imports

Tanzania women entrepreneurs have called on the government to impose higher tariff on imported products to protect them from unfair competition in the market. The Chairperson of Month of Women Entrepreneurs (MOWE) exhibition, Ms Eliahika Mrema said cheap imported goods that have flourished in the market were discouraging local production threatening to put them out of […]

Zimbabwe: Government Hails Businesswomen

Zimbabwe: Government Hails Businesswomen

Bianca Leboho Herald Reporter Businesswomen who excel in their enterprises vindicate Government’s gender policy that treats women as equal with men, Minister of State in Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s Office Cde Tabetha Kanengoni-Malinga has said. She implored businesswomen to continue excelling in sectors that were previously dominated by men. Minister Kanengoni-Malinga made the remarks at […]

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