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Black MBA Women

Black MBA Women

Black MBA Women is a diversified media platform offering community, career development and content for black women from top business schools. Our network consists of established and emerging women business leaders, top-tier MBA candidates and alumnae, organizational and corporate partners.

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Student Loan Debt: Worse for Women, But Here’s One Way to Deal

December 16, 2013 | 13,781

SPONSORED POST – The overall gender wage gap may have narrowed over the past decade, but for MBA grads it has actually grown wider.  Research shows that female graduates of top U.S. business schools earn an average starting salary that’s … Read More

Why the world needs women entrepreneurs

November 21, 2013 | 13,876

(By Tory Burch for The Economist) Women’s empowerment will be front and center in 2014 as more companies, communities and countries invest in women’s entrepreneurship. Increasingly, they recognize what organizations from the World Bank to Coca-Cola already know: that women … Read More

Crowdfunding Site Launches for the Female Entrepreneur

October 24, 2013 | 13,803

(Wall Street Journal) Plum Alley launched just over a year ago as an e-commerce website that put the spotlight on products created by women. Now it’s going to target fundraising for their start ups.

As the project progressed, founder and … Read More

You Can Call Her Mayor Brown: How Aja Brown Is Transforming the City of Compton

October 12, 2013 | 13,740

(Vogue.com) Her name is Aja (because her mother liked the Steely Dan song), but you can call her Mayor Brown. Compton, the small California city that gangsta rap put on the map—the birthplace of Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, and the … Read More

When Women Mentor Too Much

October 11, 2013 | 13,710

(Wall Street Journal) Some top managers risk slowing their upward climb because they mentor downward too much.

It’s an especially common conundrum for women. They’re in high demand as mentors, mainly due to their thin ranks in upper level management. … Read More

Platform Aims To Boost Profile Of Minorities In Tech

October 9, 2013 | 13,808

(Fast Company) Two years ago, Hank Williams joined a startup accelerator called NewME, which specializes in startups led by minorities. Williams, 48, is a black serial entrepreneur who had spent most of his life living in Harlem and considered himself … Read More

The Four Kinds Of Mentors Every Businesswoman Should Have

October 3, 2013 | 13,798

(Forbes Woman) Finding a mentor or personal advisor can be intimidating to female founders. Women often have a Superman complex — we rarely seek advice because we believe we should be able to do everything, know everything, and be everything to everyone. … Read More

Geraldine Moriba Named Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for CNN Worldwide

September 30, 2013 | 13,730

Geraldine Moriba has been named Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for CNN Worldwide.  Included in her role will be Chairing CNN’s Diversity Council, as well as offering strategic guidance on issues of diversity to the CNN Management team. The announcement … Read More

How Women Drive Innovation and Growth

September 16, 2013 | 13,863

(Harvard Business Review Blog) Women represent a growth market more than twice as big as China and India combined. They control $20 trillion in global consumer spending, own or operate between 25-33% of all private businesses, and earn an estimated … Read More

Why So Few Women And Minorities At The Top? Here’s The Real Reason

September 16, 2013 | 13,806

(Forbes) Only 1% of the nation’s Fortune 500 CEOs are black. Only 4% are women. And not a single one is openly gay. After decades of diversity initiatives and inclusion programs, what’s the problem? That was the question Christie Smith … Read More