Fatimah Hussein is championing the physical activities of girls and women with her company, Asiya Modest Active Wear.
Beyond the blue check, there’s nothing that says “I made it” like having a parody Twitter account set up by a complete stranger. Charlotte Wilder, a writer for sports website SB Nation, takes these internet interactions in stride.
Courtney Richardson’s sunny personality and bright lipstick shines seconds upon meeting her. The founder and CEO of Do It For The Brand, a full-service strategic public relations firm based in New York City, focuses on “making the impossible possible for emerging women-owned brands and personalities of color.” She spoke to She Spends about what it takes to start your own business, how to grab your wallet and support women and people of color in business, and tips on keeping her skin and hair looking flawless.
Millions of people got to know Melissa Butler and her business, The Lip Bar, on a 2015 episode of reality TV show Shark Tank.
Marline Alexander walked out of one of her first interviews after graduating from Baruch College with a job offer. Her interviewer was also a Baruch alumnus, which had made all the difference.
At this time of great reckoning, women -- at every level of power -- are speaking out about sexual misconduct in the workplace.
Joyce Dubensky, CEO of Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, a secular, non-sectarian nonprofit that works to dismantle religious violence and hatred, sat down with She Spends on two occasions to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace and how to better engage male allies. This is an excerpt from our two separate hour-long conversations.
Veronica Dagher is on the frontlines of personal finance and wealth management. The Wall Street Journal writer generally interviews men, despite women controlling most of the purchasing power in this country.
Nasty women are fed up and heading to the polls. Lily Herman, a freelance writer and editor, is taking them one step further: getting them elected. Herman’s organization, Getting Her Elected, has more than 1,000 volunteers helping 75 progressive, female candidates run for office. Herman spoke to She Spends about her mission to elect progressive, female candidates and how you can help, regardless of where you live.
Finding mentorship and receiving peer guidance can be difficult for women. Unlike men, women tend not to ask for these mentoring experiences and rely on different forms of networking. She Spends sat down with Carmilla Tan, FSA, MAAA, senior vice president of analytics at Brighton Health Plan Solutions, the health plan management division of Brighton Health Group, to discuss how women should network and find mentors. She particularly found success with creating two women-oriented support groups. Tan has three mentors and three mentees. She shared her tips with us on finding both.