Tag: Women Entrepreneurs

5 business lessons we learned from Power Women 232 in Sierra Leone

Power Women in Africa, Power Women 232

There are networks and then there are NETWORKS. We believe there are levels to everything and well let’s just say Power Women 232 network is serving up some of the leading women in business in Sierra Leone. This powerful network has successfully positioned itself as the entry point and connector to the movers and shakers… Read More

Female Entrepreneurial Spotlight: Lauren Bush Lauren

It’s easy to take advantage of a family name, but it’s even more difficult to foster merit of your own — especially when your last name credits a line of presidents.   Lauren Bush Lauren proves that the best rewards come from taking the gifts you’ve been given and creating opportunity for those less fortunate.… Read More

Female Entrepreneur Spotlight: Sam DeBianchi

In terms of girl crushes, “Bravo” doesn’t typically produce many for this MUIPR writer, but this season the network mixed things up, in a good way. Whether it’s across the pond or on the sunny shores of South Beach, the network has seemed to consciously usher in more female personalities that young viewers can admire… Read More

Entrepreneur Spotlight On Caroline Stanbury, Luxe Gift Librarian & Ladies of London Star

This summer, Bravo TV fans had the chance to meet their newest girl crush. Caroline Stanbury, star of the network’s hit series, “Ladies of London,” debuted not simply as a British socialite, but as a savvy businesswoman.   Oozing sass with a bit of steely edge, Stanbury stepped through the screen and into viewers’ hearts.… Read More

Corporate Life Doesn’t Always Equal Happy Life

With students graduating, entering the workforce, and finding themselves stuck somewhere lost in the job hunt black hole, job seekers ignite more discussion with each other than ever before. Since alternative career options have become a staple with the rise in entrepreneurial ventures, not as much guarantee is invested in the traditional corporate world. With… Read More

Living Healthy in an 8-5 World: Spotlight on Personal Trainer Kayla Itsines

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For Australian personal trainer, author, and entrepreneur Kayla Itsines, a “bikini body” is not just a physical archetype aspiration. With over 667,000 followers on Instagram (and counting!), Itsines has the opportunity to share her advice and expertise with women all over the world every day.   While working at an all-women’s gym shortly after graduating from… Read More

Young Fashion Entrepreneurs: Bikini Designers

Imagine making a living by surfing, traveling the world, and creating beautiful bikini designs. This dream has become a reality for a few hardworking entrepreneurs who have made their passion for beachwear a career.   Ani Breslin, Founder of ANI Bikinis Raised in Southern California and Hawaii, Ani Breslin spent much of her life in… Read More

Pioneers in Social Entrepreneurship: Jacqueline Novogratz

Writer’s Note: This article is the first in a series that focuses on individuals who have made a contribution through business or non-profit endeavors that focus on improving the quality of people’s lives. In honor of Women’s History Month, a story will be written each week this month exploring the life of one of the many… Read More

Mamafrica Designs: Uplifting Women, Children in Congo for a Brighter Tomorrow

  Imagine being caught in the middle of the bloodiest war since World War II.  You are uneducated and can barely spell your name. Your husband was killed by the rebels who raped you while your six children hid nearby, and had your husband lived, he would have left you after the defilement of your… Read More

Demi & Nekpen Launch WomenWerk In Honor Of International Women’s Day

  Here at MUI, we’re very passionate about women helping women. While there are many people and events that could be discussed, the one that really stands out to us is the upcoming “Century of the African-American Woman” forum and gala curated by the New York City based WomenWerk organization. This movement which was started… Read More