GBC Media will honor Black excellence at Met Gala and Icon Awards Dinner

Gwennetta Wright and her partner and best friend, Deonta Blount, created a positive entertainment and entrepreneur platform and talk show, “Gwen’s Business Corner with Deonta B.” GBC is a multimedia platform with a focus on educating, entertaining and inspiring viewers with transparent educational interviews. GBC is designed to provide an informative platform consisting of entrepreneurs, […]

Amy Reese levels the playing field for small businesses

For over 20 years, Amy Reese was a successful corporate development executive who collaborated with Fortune 500 organizations and government agencies. Reese describes herself as “a driven, stubborn, over-achiever who happens to believe that I can accomplish what I set out to accomplish.” After years of enjoying her corporate career, Reese wanted more. In her […]

BlkWomenHustle launches collective to grow 100 Black women-owned businesses

In honor of Women’s History Month, BlkWomenHustle® announced the launch of The BlkWomenHustle® Collective, the consulting and educational sector of BlkWomenHustle®, which was curated to provide 100 Black Women with direct access to economic business consulting solutions. While it’s no secret that Black women are the most educated and fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the […]

For Dana L. Holmes, resilience and faith are the hallmarks of a great leader

Dana L. Holmes is chief of staff in the office of the president at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), where she leads strategic planning, budget coordination and multiyear business goals for the company. In her role, she also supports collaboration and communications across the five divisions in the Health Care Service Corporation and with key community […]

Walk like Beyoncé: Tips for Black women to help protect their seat at the table

The marketing industry is hedged on great ideas, and many of those ideas stem from lived or cultural experiences. When an African American is hired to create multicultural marketing initiatives, the results of her labor are highly coveted but difficult to reimagine by her White counterparts. Too often, for Black women, there’s a gap in […]

Sisters with powers making us prouder every day

Sisters with superpowers are individuals who are able to convey groundbreaking thoughts and create energy that is transforming our community. These women are clairvoyant and possess mystical powers. Some of the greatest cities in America are now run by powerful, dignified and intelligent Black women who are in roles of leadership. It is here that we find […]

Sandra Chaney says when 1 woman wins, we all win

Sandra Chaney — compelling change agent, nonprofit strategist and grant specialist,  bestselling author, certified fatherless daughter advocate, and national speaker — is on a global assignment to help women live and love beyond their titles, be more than their businesses and ministries, and transform their lives to manifest the missions they were created to bring forth. Rolling out caught up […]

Meet the founder of the 40 Under 40 Young Women Professionals League

Cheresa “Reese” LaFrances Purnell is a leadership strategist, idea curator, supermom to a beautiful teen daughter, and spiritual activator, with 15 years of mentoring, facilitating, and training experience in the nonprofit sector. She creates platforms that support the spiritual, personal and professional development of women leaders and girls of color. Those platforms include being the […]

Pastor Shun Strickland helps Black women build wealth

Without considering the lack of equality in pay, many assume Black women manage money poorly. The reality is, money management is only one of the many factors that play a role in our wealth creation. Meet Pastor Shun Strickland; she is the owner of Black Women Build Wealth. She created a business to help women break […]

Celebrity photographer LaToya Sparks talks about how she got started

As a young girl, LaToya Sparks loved snapping pictures with her friends and family before knowing what photography really meant. Now, she is a new, up-and-coming celebrity photographer in Houston who has a sensational eye for style and pays close attention to detail. She is the proud owner of Creative Sparks Image, a unique photography […]

Dr. Sharon H. Porter discusses relationship building in business

Educator, author, entrepreneur and speaker Dr. Sharon H. Porter is the owner of Perfect Time SHP LLC, founder of the GRIND Entrepreneur Network, host, and creator of the Write the Book Now! interview and podcast show, the GRINDeNetwork Spotlight podcast, and the I Am Dr. Sharon podcast. Rolling out had the opportunity to chat with […]

Dr. Shekina Farr Moore empowers women and girls

Shekina Farr Moore, Ed.D, is an author, gender advocate, master certified coach (MCC) and Forbes Coaches Council member. She is also co-CEO of Eroom Marketing Group, which oversees Intercontinental Coaching Institute, Fierce Academy, Literacy Moguls Publishing, Black Reins Magazine (the first and only black cowboy magazine in the southeast), Fierce to Formidable, ZOOM CON (featured on the White House’s United State of Women in […]