In Celebration of Black History Month, SBA Administrator Guzman Announces New Funding to Expand Outreach Centers for Women Entrepreneurs through Minority Serving Institutions

$1.5M Will be Awarded to Support the Expansion of the Agency’s Women’s Business Centers Across HBCUs and Higher Education Institutions Serving Hispanic, Tribal and AAPI Communities

In Celebration of Black History Month, SBA Administrator Guzman Announces New Funding to Expand Outreach Centers for Women Entrepreneurs through Minority Serving Institutions

Washington, Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the availability of $1.5 million for 10 new grant opportunities for established Minority Serving Institutions aspiring to host a Women’s Business Center (WBC) to […]

How to Do Business with the Federal Government

How to Do Business with the Federal Government

The federal government spends billions each year on almost every product and service under the sun. But don’t think this is solely with corporations. The federal government does its best to work with a variety of diverse business types. Meaning that no matter how big or small an enterprise is there’s a good chance the government […]

Doing Business with New York State

Doing Business with New York State

The Empire State isn’t just a goldmine for potential businesses to set up shop. New York spends billions of dollars each year on a myriad of goods and services, from paper clips to construction work, to help our state run like a fine-tuned machine. During the last fiscal year alone the State Comptroller, Thomas P. […]

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

Out With Predatory Capitalism, in With a Life Economy

By John Perkins, Open Democracy The long march of hierarchical and colonial history has led us to this moment of awareness. We are learning that the melting glaciers, coronavirus pandemic, species extinctions, racial and income inequality, political turmoil, and other heart-wrenching events are symptoms of a global social-governmental-economic system that is consuming itself into extinction. […]

Apply for the SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Before Money Runs Out!

Apply for the SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Before Money Runs Out!

Apply now for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund! Remember these are NOT loans – they are GRANTS!   There is a priority period for minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned businesses, and a few other categories who apply before Monday, May 24, 2021.   Apply NOW before funds run out!   To date, the RRF […]

Beauty Mogul Chooses Haiti as the Home For Producing Her Baby Naps Wigs

The sensational and one-of-kind Baby Naps Wig, created by entrepreneur Mushiya Tshikuka of Runway Curls, saves the day for women seeking instant natural hair transformations and locals in Haiti seeking job opportunities.

Beauty Mogul Chooses Haiti as the Home For Producing Her Baby Naps Wigs

Atlanta, GA — One of the greatest breakthroughs in wig design and style for 2020 was surely the Baby Naps Wig by Runway Curls. Innovated by Runway Curls’ founder and the natural hair queen herself — Mushiya Tshikuka (most known for her role in WE tv’s Cutting It In the ATL) — the Baby Naps Wig came to […]

Women, Business and the Law 2021: Women´s economic empowerment is critical to resilient recovery efforts

Women, Business and the Law 2021: Women´s economic empowerment is critical to resilient recovery efforts

By Norman Loayza & Tea Trumbic, World Bank The economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound detrimental effect for most people around the world. Yet, it has impacted men and women differently.  Women are more likely to work in health care, unpaid care, and domestic work, making them more susceptible to the consequences of […]

Should You Get Paid Based On Where You Live?

As many workers scatter from big-city headquarters to smaller, remote-work-friendly enclaves, should their pay be adjusted due to lower cost of living?

Should You Get Paid Based On Where You Live?

By Christine Ro, BBC The Covid-19 pandemic is transforming how and where people work. Although it’s hard to pin down long-term trends, many are considering moving away from expensive city centres. In Poland, searches for suburban houses and bigger apartments have increased since the start of the pandemic. In Australia, real-estate experts are predicting that […]