Funmi Ade

Funmi Ade

8/3/2020 · 2 min read · ~10 · 1
Reclaiming the Black Woman Narrative

Reclaiming the Black Woman Narrative

Last year I protested International Women's Day, because I felt having a day to celebrate women, was somewhat patronising and of little value, in the real battle for equality.  This year I am taking the opposite direction, in the hope of...

Funmi Ade

Funmi Ade

Yes, but its possible and needs to be done, because gender equality is extra hard for Black women in predominately 'White cultures'. There's the extra burden of race though as I point out women of colour have surmounted this and other limitations to excel.

10/3/2020
Lyon Brave

Lyon Brave

It's hard to reclaim a narrative.

9/3/2020
Funmi Ade

Funmi Ade

20/8/2018 · 1 min read · ~10
My Unrecyclable Perfume

My Unrecyclable Perfume

Everywhere, in the most important aspects of our lives, recycling and conservation have become a byword.  Most food packaging is recyclable, adverts advise energy conservation, legislation tackles pollution from cars and bicycles...

Anonymous

· 1 min read · ~10
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Prevailing as a Female Entrepreneur

Prevailing as a Female Entrepreneur

Originally published on PerlaPojani.comMore women are taking the path of entrepreneurship in our time than ever before. Currently, 40% of businesses in the U.S. are owned by women. The last 10 years have seen a 58% increase in these ownership rates;...

Perla Pojani

Perla Pojani

27/6/2019 · 2 min read · ~10
The Entrepreneurial Spirit: Why It’s Okay to Forge Your Own Path

The Entrepreneurial Spirit: Why It’s Okay to Forge Your Own Path

Originally published on PerlaPojani.comGrowing up, many of us are expected to go through life on a conveyor belt. We go to college right after high school, graduate with a degree in a growing field, then work for an established company and try to...

Gutemberg Dos Santos

Gutemberg Dos Santos

Great post. It's so important for people to know they have the option to take their destiny into their own hands.

10/10/2019
Perla Pojani

Perla Pojani

3/6/2019 · 1 min read · ~10
To Women in Leadership and 1 more
The Increase of Women-Owned Businesses Since the 1970’s

The Increase of Women-Owned Businesses Since the 1970’s

Originally published on PerlaPojani.comThe U.S. Census Bureau first started reporting trends on minority- and women-owned businesses in 1972. Back then, only 402,000 businesses were owned by women. As of 2018, there were 12.3 million women-owned...

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