Walmart Board of Directors Adds Square, Inc. CFO Sarah Friar
Walmart Inc. announced that its board...
Director Jade Jenise Dixon Defies the Odds of a Female Filmmaker
Parker Street Productions’ award-winning Writer/ Director, Jade...
Women’s Entrepreneurial Activity Up 10 Percent, Closing the Gender Gap by 5 Percent Since 2014
Latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Women’s...
IFC and Didi Chuxing Partner on Women’s Empowerment, Climate and Financial Inclusion in Emerging Markets
Didi Chuxing (“DiDi”), the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, and IFC, a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group (“WBG”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to drive gender equality, digital financial inclusion, green finance and cross-border cooperation in emerging... Read more
SPINS Owner and CEO, Tony Olson, Launches Salt and Light Academy in Yangon, Myanmar
SPINS®, the leading provider of data-driven solutions for the Natural and Specialty industries announced the launch of Salt and Light Academy in Yangon, Myanmar. The school and orphanage are the culmination of a vision of SPINS’ Owner and CEO, Tony Olson, in partnership with his wife,... Read more
Babson Professor Heidi Neck’s Entrepreneurship Textbook Named Breakthrough Book Of 2017
The highly regarded textbook, Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, co-authored by Professor Heidi Neck, was awarded the Breakthrough Book of 2017. The entrepreneurship textbook, written in collaboration with Christopher Neck, an award-winning professor at Arizona State University, and Emma Murray, business writer and entrepreneur, received the... Read more
How Fifth Third Bank is Taking a Stand for Women- and Minority-owned Businesses
$5 million investment helps connect small businesses with financing and education As Laura Mitchell of Luxury Cake Company in Chicago prepared to expand her small business, she faced a less-than-sweet dilemma: Business was growing, but taking on larger clients required a substantial financial investment in a... Read more
Black Diamond Ventures Elevates Ana Quintana to Managing Partner
Quintana is leading new initiatives for Black Diamond Venture’s hybrid investment model and targeting female founders. Black Diamond Ventures (BDV,, a venture capital firm with a unique hands-on approach, is pleased to announce the elevation of Ana Quintana to Managing Partner. Quintana, who has an... Read more