For too long, our society and institutions have kept women at a disadvantage with regard to money.

Let’s Disrupt Money from Ellevest #ad Our society and institutions have long put us at a disadvantage with regards to money, leaving us at less than full equality: It will be 38 years until the wage gap closes for white women, 106 years for black women, and 230 years for Latina women. Women are 80% more likely than …

Barbados born Marvo Straughn from Lewisham tells us how she came up with the idea of her business of Caribbean Baby Foods.

Barbados born Marvo Straughn from Lewisham tells us how she came up with the idea of her business of Caribbean Baby Foods.

How we started I had a dream I was in a supermarket with my baby son Andrew who was in his buggy and he wanted me to buy some cornmeal porridge, (which is a traditional dish in the Caribbean). I looked at the shelves in the baby isle, but could not see any, then I …

Gisele in Amsterdam has been running She Sells for 8 years. Celebrate with her!

Gisele in Amsterdam has been running She Sells for 8 years. Celebrate with her!

She Sells turned 8 on May 20th 2013. Therefore you’ll  receive a discount of 10% on hair products, cosmetics, jewelry and gifts in the online shop www.shesells.eu.   The discount is valid until May 25th. Please use discount code Birthday when placing your order website.

KYoga celebrates one year of Zumba and Yoga in Stockholm

KYoga celebrates one year of Zumba and Yoga in Stockholm

WOW! Time flies and K YOGA celebrated one year of Zumba and Yoga in Sweden in March. Now it’s time to celebrate. Come and enjoy Zumba and Yoga as a great way to start off your Saturday. Old favorites and some new moves and a little workshop on perfecting your Zumba moves. When: Saturday, May …

Taking care of business in UK part 13 – Strange Fruit by Denise Rawls

Taking care of business in UK part 13 – Strange Fruit by Denise Rawls

About Strange Fruit: A place where modern, fun, and imaginative greetings cards are made. All of our cards are created* and printed in England and reflect Great Britain’s colourful population. Strange Fruit know a greeting card is so much more than a piece of card folded in two with a picture on it. It is …

Taking care of business in UK part 12 – More Being You Ltd by Sandra Rodney

Taking care of business in UK part 12 – More Being You Ltd by Sandra Rodney

About Sandra in her own words: In the past I have struggled to find direction and purpose for my life. I was brought up in a strict Christian home and after rebelling against the beliefs that seem to take away my ability to make my own choice about the path I should take for my …

Dr. Monique Y. Wells has the Keys to Mastering a Well-rounded Life

Dr. Monique Y. Wells has the Keys to Mastering a Well-rounded Life

Dr. Wells leads by example. She approaches the speaker’s podium with a background of public presentations at scientific congresses and workshops in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. She has provided guided walks and presentations to students from schools such as Syracuse University, Stanford University, and Rice University for the past ten years, teaching about the …

Taking Care of Business in Denmark 2 – Claire Requa’s Accent is Design for the home and body

Taking Care of Business in Denmark 2 – Claire Requa’s Accent is Design for the home and body

Accent was originally opened in Copenhagen in 1997 and started out in a colourful part of, Copenhagen, Nørrebro, on a little side street as an experience – a unique workshop/boutique – appropriately named ACCENT. Customers found zany painted furniture, exciting lamps, stylish room dividers and other unique home accessories, and interior solutions, all specially created …

Proud Network Sponsor – 360 Entrepreneurship Summit in Malmö

Proud Network Sponsor – 360 Entrepreneurship Summit in Malmö

UPDATE: Event canceled NEW DATES: 16-18 September 2011 360 Entrepreneurship Summit for women – Malmö, Sweden 16-18 September 2011 ”360 perspectives: using passion and purpose to connect and grow your business” Are you a passionate, creative and committed woman entrepreneur who wants to make most of your potential in business? If the answer is yes, …

Taking care of business in Switzerland 5– Ludmilla Miller – Skinner Self Actualization

Taking care of business in Switzerland 5– Ludmilla Miller – Skinner Self Actualization

My fiancé and I decided we were up for a new challenge and said yes to the opportunity to move to Switzerland. We ended up in Zurich; he as an expatriate, I as a trailing spouse. Determined to make it work for the both of us, I was keen to secure an interesting role as …

Taking care of business in the UK part  11– Dounne Alexander – Gramma’s

Taking care of business in the UK part 11– Dounne Alexander – Gramma’s

The inspiration behind this unique, ethical & exciting enterprise is pioneering businesswoman – Dounne Alexander MBE (61), whose Afro-Caribbean ancestry respected, embraced and looked to ‘natural foods, traditional folklore herbalisim, spirituality & self-healing’ to maintain life long health. In 1987, Dounne decided to follow in their footsteps and created GRAMMA’S to specialize in manufacturing premium …

Taking care of business in France 5 – Yolande Kjellberg – Art & Merveille

Taking care of business in France 5 – Yolande Kjellberg – Art & Merveille

ART & MERVEILLE est une société spécialisée dans la Promotion des Artistes Internationaux – Vente d’œuvres d’art moderne et contemporain auprès des entreprises et des particuliers – Home staging, Décoration – Cadeaux d’Affaires Personnalisés de vos Clients et vos Salariés – Objets de Communication, Oganisateur d’Evènementiel… Notre force de proposition réside sur de fortes valeurs …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 10– Dana Celeste Robinson – Knox Robinson Publishing

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 10– Dana Celeste Robinson – Knox Robinson Publishing

Dana Celeste Robinson is a University of London PhD candidate, owner of Your Editor and Knox Robinson Publishing. Knox Robinson Publishing is an independent publishing house committed to the production of scholarly history books, specialist history monographs and historical fiction. We are currently seeking completed manuscripts from new and established writers. We are particularly interested …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 9– Andrea Roye – Andrea Roye Personal Styling

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 9– Andrea Roye – Andrea Roye Personal Styling

About Andrea: Hi, I’m Andrea Roye. I studied at the London College of Fashion and am trained in personal styling and colour analysis. I’ve always been interested in fashion and style, but we’re not all models. I focus on real women of all ages, shapes, sizes, cultures and backgrounds, helping them boost their self-esteem and …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 8– Janet Walker – JW Greetings

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 8– Janet Walker – JW Greetings

JWGreeting’s is raising high and becoming recognised for its beautiful, contemporary and distinctive range of black greeting cards which are designed and produced in the UK. Sending and receiving a black greeting card should be a memorable and special experience whatever the occasion, it’s that link that makes communication beautiful. Everyone’s loves to open an …

Taking Care of Business Germany 10 – Billie Jean – Hair Police

Taking Care of Business Germany 10 – Billie Jean – Hair Police

Billie Jean was born in April 1968 in Accra (Ghana). On leaving school, she began training as a hairdresser in 1985, Accra. She then worked in two different salons in Ghana. After marrying and moving to Germany in 1996 she learned studied in a well-known Hamburg salon for hair extensions. In 2003 Billie Jean decided …

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 8 – Kathy Thompson and Ett,Tå,Tre Fotvård m.m.

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 8 – Kathy Thompson and Ett,Tå,Tre Fotvård m.m.

Kathy is the lady to see in Stockholm to maintain your nails and hair removal regime. She is holding an open house with product demonstrations on the 25th in Stockholm: (1) Say hello to Shellac and a flawless finish and good bye to nicks, smudges and chips! (2) It´s not about the color of your …

Taking Care of Business in the Netherlands 8– Gisele – She Sells

Taking Care of Business in the Netherlands 8– Gisele – She Sells

She Sells In this European based shop you can find everything to care for colored skintones and natural hair. Especially black hair and dreadlocks. We have many books and instructional dvd’s with hairstyles for both adults and children. We sell exclusive hair and body jewellery adorned with beautiful natural or silver cowrie shells. Last but …

Taking Care of Business in the Luxembourg– Nicole Avez-Nana – AB-Lux Relocation Services

Taking Care of Business in the Luxembourg– Nicole Avez-Nana – AB-Lux Relocation Services

AB-Lux Relocation Services Expatriation is not just the simple act of moving to another country in order to do a job there. Both before and after the move there are official procedures and documents to be dealt with: work permit, registration with the local authorities, tax card, etc. In addition, it is also necessary to …

Taking Care of Business in the Netherlands 6– Valerie Van de Kaa – ViVi Cosmetics

Taking Care of Business in the Netherlands 6– Valerie Van de Kaa – ViVi Cosmetics

Valerie Van de Kaa is the force behind ViVi Cosmetics: Designer’s Cosmetics for the darker Skin Finding the perfect colors to match your skin is not an issue anymore! As accredited BLACK skin care therapists and make-up artists We design cosmetics for the AFRO COSMOPOLITAN SKIN: CLASSY – TRENDY – SOPHISTICATED Shop today.

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Taking Care of Business in Germany 9– Bernadette Ströder – Business English Partners

BUSINESS ENGLISH PARTNERS “The three certainties in business are meetings, more meetings, and using English at the office.” Aufbauend auf einen Einstufungstest und eine Bedarfsanalyse bieten wir an: Gruppenkurse und Seminare Einzelunterricht Online Übungen Wir versichern Ihnen flexibele Termine in Ihrem Büro: Frankfurt am Main, Bad Homburg, Wiesbaden. Für Korrekturlesen (Proofreading) oder Textbearbeiting (Text Editing) …