First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray (above) and Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen today unveiled Women.NYC , a new initiative to support the advancement of women in their careers and help make New York City fairer for working women.
Fourteen leaders from the regional construction industry have joined to form the second DDC External Advisory Board, lending guidance to the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program at the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), one of the City’s leading agencies in awarding contracts to M/WBEs.
JPMorgan Chase today announced a $1 million investment to help Black and Hispanic women-led startups thrive from Harlem to Hollis.
On International Women’s Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, New York City Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Helen Rosenthal announced that over $280,000 in zero-interest loans has been pledged to women entrepreneurs through the City’s crowdfunding partnership with Kiva.
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund’s 21st Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit today ended its two-day conference, attended by more than 1,000 people.
Today Comptroller Scott Stringer announced a 2018 initiative to help minority and women-owned business enterprises – known as M/WBEs – gain access to City contracts.
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Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC) and Better Local Business Agency (BLBA), with support from Citi Community Development (CCD), have joined forces to launch a Minority-and Women-owned Business Enterprise MWBE Accelerator, a first-of-its-kind digital one-stop-shop for public and private sector opportunities.
One of New York’s most enduring and highly attended summer activities is the HARLEM WEEK Festival. HARLEM WEEK, which started as a one day event in 1974 has grown to a month-long celebration of the most famous community in the world.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that nearly 1,500 women have been reached through the City’s WE NYC program, a new program connecting women entrepreneurs with the resources and support they need to build a thriving business.
New York City ranks first overall among the top 25 cities for women entrepreneurs, ahead of San Francisco, Seattle, and Austin, according to the Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities), released today at the White House’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit, and the best place for Harlem-based women entrepreneurs.
The walls at Rush Arts Galleries are expanding beyond New York City and into Philadelphia, PA. The news was delivered during the fourth annual Gold Rush Awards held this past Saturday at Littlefield in Brooklyn, NY.