‘Black Women About Business’ platform offers a one stop shop for Black women starting or scaling businesses
By Gender Bent
December 28, 2017
While much of the world insists on shutting Black women out of positions of power in the workplace (Black women make 63 cents for every dollar a man makes), Black women entrepreneurs will not be dissuaded.
As the number of Black female business owners continues to skyrocket, veteran entrepreneur Demarra Gardner noticed a severe need for an organized support structure, and so she decided to create one. Black Women About Business is a “one stop shop for black women who want to start or scale a business while doing internal work to be whole in business and in life. Comprehensive education, mentorship/coaching, access to funding, small group goal hustles, and more.”
An 11-month virtual and retreat platform for entrepreneurs of all stripes and experiences, BWAB is also dedicated to the idea of For Us By Us, promising more than 90% of all business supports to be provided by Black women.
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