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Germaine Bolds-Leftridge is the CEO of GBL Sales Inc., a Maryland-based business that sells and markets health and beauty aids in the Northeastern and Southeastern markets. Bolds-Leftridge, who has been in the beauty industry since 1984, also the founder of  Ubiquitous Women’s Expo, the largest event in Washington, D.C., dedicated to empowering, uplifting and inspiring…

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Nikkie Pryce is an author, speaker and transformational life coach who focuses on women’s empowerment. A graduate for Florida A&M University, Pryce has a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and worked in television as a reporter, host and digital content producer before moving into life and career coaching. In 2017, she published her first book,…

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Kylie Jenner has given $750K to a women’s empowerment organization. The 22-year-old television personality appeared on the Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, episode of “The Ellen Degeneres Show” alongside her mother Kris Jenner and marked the occasion — which was her first sit-down interview since giving birth to her daughter Stormi in February 2018 — by…

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Kawin Long and Tawana Butler are two business partners who came together with one common desire to curate luxury theme-based events. This was the beginning of their NYC-based business venture, Theme Queenz. Today, the women have brought together their passion for events, women’s empowerment, travel and community involvement to start a non-profit, International Girlz Trip…

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For many in 2018, women’s empowerment means a host of activities, panelists and seminars catered to empowering women to take charge of their finances and pursue an entrepreneurial journey. For four African American women, women’s empowerment meant something totally different. Diverse in their professional backgrounds, Lyndsay Christian, Joi Adams, Shawanda Green, and Ericka Hatfield came…

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The city of Akron, Ohio has a special gift. It’s Fadia—Young Women’s Program founded by Yvette Thompson, which was established to help empower young women in the community by exploring thoughtful and innovative opportunities to strive for a better way of life. “We promote togetherness, [and] stimulate personal and collective growth,” says Thompson. The young women are provided the…

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Werk Pray Saly celebrated its fifth annual weekend conference with the theme: “Her Over Everything,” encouraging women to put their growth, stability, and vision of life over everything in order to walk and serve in their purpose of being the women they are called to be. Hundreds of women gathered at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in…

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Her Agenda is a digital platform that caters to the millennial woman. Founded by journalist and entrepreneur Rhonesha Byng, the platform has grown to be a go-to source for the millennial woman in many industries. Landing herself on the 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 list, Byng is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, millennial and entrepreneur. After…

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Empowered by the success of her inaugural conference and book release Werk 101, a year ago, Koereyelle DuBose returns with Werk, Pray, Slay weekend. After encouraging herself and other women to become better women and wives, DuBose founded and further developed The Single Wives Club and The Wives Society. The Single Wives Club is an education…

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Kimberly “Isis” Thomas is a multimedia entrepreneur and creator with more than 16 years in the media industry spanning fields as a media personality, speaker, website creator and radio personality. The founder of IHearThatGirl.com, a premier site for positive women, is touring HBCUs around the country with her latest production, “Stronger.” “This idea came about…

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