Gretchen Whitmer fires back about State of the State dress criticism Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responds on Twitter to those criticizing her State of the State dress: ‘I’m tough, I can take it” Source: www.freep.com/story/news/politics/2019/02/14/gretchen-whitmer-blue-dress-speech/2873299002/
Metro Detroit women share wisdom, struggles through podcasts More and more women are podcasting, closing a gender gap. Source: www.clickondetroit.com/news/metro-detroit-women-share-wisdom-struggles-through-podcasts
Femology Detroit’s Arab American entrepreneurs join with diverse group of women DETROIT — Femology Detroit, a women-centered business space and entrepreneurial group bringing together a diverse community, began just a little over a year ago. Meagan Ward, owner and co-founder of Femology Detroit, said the business space hosts monthly...
Organizer wishes women’s business conference weren’t needed Jennifer Kluge leads MichBusiness to continued growth, says women need support. Source: www.freep.com/story/money/business/columnists/carol-cain/2019/02/02/womens-business-conference-pushes-progress/2721020002/
Notable Women in Nonprofits 2018 Notable Women in Nonprofits build endowments, programming and relationships for the organizations that they help lead. They secure donors, advocate for change and search nonstop for new and creative approaches to fundraising. The 59 women in this report were nominated by their peers at...
New initiative aims to empower women leaders in real estate A new statewide real estate program strives to connect and empower women leaders in an industry often described as male territory. Source: www.crainsdetroit.com/real-estate/new-initiative-aims-empower-women-leaders-real-estate
Election was slam dunk for women in Michigan Michigan voters overwhelmingly chose women at the ballot box Tuesday, possibly electing for the first time women to three top statewide offices. Source: www.freep.com/story/news/2018/11/07/women-voters-2018-midterm-election/1894384002/
The Detroit Mama Hub is a supportive space packed with resources for new and expectant mothers, opens on Oct. 1. Source: www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/wayne/2018/09/27/detroit-mama-hub-opening/1398881002/
3 Detroit black women say this is how to succeed in business Freep: April Anderson, Adrienne Bennett and Roslyn Karamoko were well prepared to start their businesses but their savvy and grit took them to success. Source: www.freep.com/story/money/business/john-gallagher/2018/09/02/detroit-black-female-entrepreneurs-success/1145489002/
* By Ber-Henda Williams * We are very familiar with the adage, “starving artist” and in our Detroit landscape, building capacity for your creative enterprise can be a challenge. I have been a poet for well over a decade and hosted several poetry and cultural events. I have collaborated with...