Meet Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Billingsley, entrepreneurs and founders of Brown Girls Books, an exclusive boutique publishing company committed to providing a voice for the next generation of authors. Murray is one of the country’s top African-American contemporary novelists with over two dozen titles.
So, you’ve taken the big leap and started your own business! Time to get started on that checklist. Website is up and running, orders are coming in, business plan all written out. But something is still missing…a retirement account? Now? Your early 20s or 30s
Kayla Erb is a 27-year-old grad student, disability advocate, small business owner, and podcast host based in Rhode Island. After eight years of struggling through pelvic pain, ruptured ovarian cysts, and inflammation throughout her esophagus, stomach, and ilium, among other symptoms, Erb was diagnosed with
Is your workplace a welcoming, safe space for LGBTQ+ employees? As of June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is illegal under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling, however,
The days of dressing in formal suits and tailored dresses with high heels to the office are over. Fewer and fewer companies require strict, formal dress codes for their employees in order to maintain a more comfortable, casual environment. While this casual dress code creates
In a world driven by fast fashion, thrifting should be our saving grace. However, second-hand shopping is quickly being taken over by upsell culture. “Thrift store gentrification” is a phenomenon in which affluent shoppers voluntarily buy merchandise from second-hand clothing stores like Goodwill and Salvation
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersexed, Ace (LGBTQIA+) community represents a diverse, beautiful range of genders, sexes, and sexual orientations. Not to mention a wide range of ethnicities, races, nationalities, social and economic classes. Belonging to the LGBTQIA community, for many, is a
With Gen Z quickly becoming both the most queer and entrepreneurial generation yet, it is no surprise that queer entrepreneurs play an increasingly vital part in our economy. Investors and CEOs stress the importance of diversity and representation in the workplace more and more each