Melinda French Gates And MacKenzie Scott Award $40 Million To The Winners Of The Equality Can’t Wait Challenge Maggie McGrath – Forbes Staff Forbes Women I write about women who run companies, counties, and currencies Last June, Melinda French Gates and MacKenzie Scott launched the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge, an intense contest to identify the best […]

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U.S. Bank Foundation invests $1 million to support emerging leaders and community-led solutions to address economic disparities New Mexico Community Capital receives $50,000 for the Native Entrepreneur in Residence 90-day program NEWS PROVIDED BY New Mexico Community Capital Aug 06, 2021, 11:38 ET ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Bank Foundation announced a $1 million investment to 20 […]

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 – Native women’s success in business AUGUST 11, 2021 BY ART HUGHES Women are statistically paid less in the workplace. And they face additional hurdles as entrepreneurs. A report by American Express found Native women make up just 1.4% of all women-owned businesses. The good news is, they are growing at almost twice […]

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IN HER WORDS Philanthropists Award $40 Million to Help Advance Gender Equity The Equality Can’t Wait Challenge rewarded initiatives focused on individual empowerment and broad-scale policy change. Anna Parini By Emma Goldberg July 29, 2021Updated 9:45 a.m. ET “It’s the first competition centered on gender with an award of this magnitude.” — Nicole Bates, director of strategic […]

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Equality Can’t Wait Challenge The Future is Indigenous Womxn New Mexico Community Capital & Native Women Lead / Albuquerque, New Mexico / Visit Website Native womxn interested in entrepreneurship do not enjoy equitable access to capital, business development resources, financial capability, or career opportunities. New Mexico Community Capital and Native Women Lead will catalyze the investability and economic liberation of Indigenous womxn by […]

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Annual Market Impact Fund to support 20 organizations and their leaders July 28, 2021 10:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–U.S. Bank Foundation today announced a $1 million investment to 20 nonprofit organizations driven by a diverse group of exceptional emerging leaders who are focused on creating effective community-led solutions to the increasing economic disparities. […]

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This Program Supports The Ecosystem Supporting Founders Of Color It’s pretty well known that founders of color receive a lot less startup funding than white peers. But organizations that support such entrepreneurs, especially those also led by people of color, also lack funding. And they raise a lot less money than similar organizations run by […]

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July 21, 2021 | Capitalism Reimagined Native-led organizations join forces to accelerate entrepreneurship in Indian Country ImpactAlpha, July 21 – U.S. tribal lands are among the hardest places in the world to do business, with entrepreneurs struggling to access capital, land, infrastructure and reliable Internet connectivity. Four Native-led organizations are launching a joint organization to help […]

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