Young Women Alicia Barnes presents Your Sorority

Young Women Alicia Barnes presents Your Sorority

Mental health issues among young black women is rarely discussed, let alone challenged. Yet it’s becoming an increasing problem, as more and more vulnerable young women and mothers begin to struggle with issues which relate to mental health, but often is misunderstood or misinterpreted for being angry, disillusioned or disaffected. When we think of ‘Sorority’s’ it tends to conjure the idea of all-girl societies at American colleges centred around Greek traditions, or in Birmingham, the…

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Financial Style – 8th Apr 2016

Financial Style – 8th Apr 2016

This week, we are inspired by Birmingham born, UN Women Ambassador & Global Champion for Women’s Economic Empowerment and a Marketing Communications Industry Entrepreneur, Charlene Laidley; and we are celebrating 10 years of #ArtMatters with the Aston Performing Arts Academy: proving that the UK’s 2nd city really is producing some fantastically talented people. With the explosive revelations of Panama Papers showing how the rich and powerful have been using tax havens to hide their wealth,…

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Charlene Laidley is Committed to Women’s Success

Charlene Laidley is Committed to Women’s Success

Charlene Laidley is CEO of The Latiénne Communications Group, founder of The FutureProof Foundation, and a founding member of The Women’s Charter for Business. A passionate campaigner for women’s rights in the UK she is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts in recognition of her contribution to promoting UK excellence internationally, enterprise, and women’s economic empowerment; so it was no surprise that in November 2015 Charlene was appointed UN Women Ambassador…

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Buffett Family NoVo Foundation to invest $90 million to Women of Colour

Buffett Family NoVo Foundation to invest $90 million to Women of Colour

NoVo Foundation to invest $90 million to Women of Colour Philanthropy is a feature for many millionaires and billionaires, including Warren Buffett, one of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs.  As part of his legacy, his son Peter and daughter-in-law Jennifer established the NoVo foundation in 2006.  Earlier this week, they announced their latest initiative to invest $90 million over seven years to fight the structural inequalities facing young women of colour all over the United…

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Seeking Advocates for Women In Sport

Seeking Advocates for Women In Sport

SEEKING ADVOCATES FOR WOMEN IN SPORT, FOR INTERVIEW ON BBC WM RADIO STATION   Are you a Sportswoman or Woman working in some capacity in Sport? Are you passionate about Women and Girls having parity in the sports world?   BBC West Midlands 95.6fm is opening the airways to the general public, through its initiative called BBC WM Takeover. Our Presenter, Merisha Stevenson has been invited to take part and will be co-presenting the Drivetime…

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Headz Up Business Celebrates International Womens Day

Headz Up Business Celebrates International Womens Day

Headz Up Business Celebrates International Womens Day The largest Business and Professional Women’s Network in the West Midlands will come together this Friday to celebrate international women’s day, at hotel Novotel in Wolverhampton. Headed by Pushpa Alexander, Social Media Marketing and Advertising expert, this event offers the opportunity to network and create business opportunities with a diverse mix of women business owners, corporates, entrepreneurs, professionals, and leading educators. Pushpa joins Merisha to discuss why this…

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Covet Collection Shapewear from Queen of the Crop

Covet Collection Shapewear from Queen of the Crop

Nzinga Graham-Smith embodies her brand through her alias – Queen of the Crop. She states that it signifies a woman’s success, courage and beauty. Passionate about championing the brilliance of women, and keen to use her own experience as a new mother to make a difference, Nzinga established the Covet Collection shapewear designed with women of colour in mind, to support them to unleash their inner confidence; and it’s very reasonably priced! Nzinga comes into…

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Queen of the Crop presents Covet Collection Shapewear – Win yours!

Queen of the Crop presents Covet Collection Shapewear – Win yours!

The Queen of the Crop presents Covet Collection Shapewear, your answer to feeling good and looking your best. Feel great in your favourite dress or business suit! All ladies know that we look good, when we feel good and Nzinga Graham-Smith has created to the solution. Its stylish and slimming and has been created to suit the needs of women of all ethnicity’s. It is her passion. Find out how you can win your own…

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Find Sistrapreneurs at Sandra Joseph’s Club Lady Day

Find Sistrapreneurs at Sandra Joseph’s Club Lady Day

Sandra Joseph is a qualified Lecturer, Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Personal Performance/Confidence Coach and upcoming Author, whose career spans over 20 years teaching both in FE and Private sectors around the West Midlands. Sandra Joseph’s Club Ladyday (Empowerment Club for Women), aim is to encourage and exude positivity within the community, in particular with women to build stronger TIES (Transform, Inspire, Empower, Support), in business or otherwise to improve their own self-awareness, confidence, communication with others,…

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The Growing Business of Organic & Natural Beauty & Skincare

The Growing Business of Organic & Natural Beauty & Skincare

This growing industry is not only offering great value, organic and natural skincare products, which smell, look and feel amazing and boast great healing and rejuvenation qualities, but it could also be a great way to either gain additional income or get started in business. Business Women, Linda Boakye of Naturalinda, Edith Gabbidon of iOVU Skincare and Mary Joyce of Colway International join us in the studio to talk about their inspiration for starting their…

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