Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Women Entrepreneurs Thrive In Our New Economy

Despite the tough economic times, these black women continue to thrive with their businesses.
  • Jacqueline Ogutverenm Grace Realty
  • Martha Price, Little People Day Care
  • Laferia "Freda" Brown, Freda's
  • Jennifer McLeod, Platinum Motors
Read more here.

Separately but related to women of color from diverse career paths, Black Enterprise has announced the 2010 Women of Power Legacy Award winners.

They are as follows:
B. Smith, Founder & Chief Creative Officer, B. Smith Enterprises; Hon. Shirley Jackson, Ph.D., President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Audrey Smaltz (pictured): CEO and Founder, The Ground Crew Worldwide; Aulana L. Peters, Retired Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; and former Secretary of Labor Alexis M. Herman, who now serves as Chair and CEO of New Ventures LLC.
Congratulations to all!

Learn more here.

Photo: Audrey, Smaltz, CEO and Founder, The Ground Crew Worldwide


Vicki Donlan said...

We should be connected as we clearly share the same passion for women's leadership. My book HER TURN Why It's Time For Women To Lead in America (published Sept, 2007) follows your message for women's power and influence. I hope to connect with you and your network and have you connecdt to mine.

Laurel Delaney said...

I think we are already connected Vicki via here, Linked In and Twitter!

Let me know what else you have in mind.