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Pizza Hut Canada Sponsors Equal Slice Program to Provide Free Training, Education, and Mentorship to Underrepresented Canadian Small Business Owners

Entrepreneurs across Canada invited to apply to the tuition-free virtual “mini-MBA” program
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ROXBURY, Mass., August 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pizza Hut Canada has partnered with Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to offer a free executive education and virtual training program designed to help strengthen and grow minority, immigrant, indigenous, and disabled-owned small businesses throughout Canada.

Women of Color - The Investment Opportunity of This Century

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by Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-founder of CNote 

Many of us have come to realize that racial equity requires much more than intentional conversations and thoughtful grants. These are important efforts and should not be discounted, but they are not panaceas. There is a moral imperative to address the disparities experienced by Black and Brown men and especially women in the US with action and systems change.

Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge 2020 Champions Financial Literacy for Social Justice, COVID-19 Relief, and Military Communities

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The Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge is an annual skills-based volunteer event in partnership with Common Impact that taps into Schwabbies’ professional expertise to build nonprofit capacity and create long-term community impact.

Global Compact Network Canada Launches a Set of Tools Designed to Advance Gender Equality in the Private Sector at the Business for Gender Equality Virtual Forum With Leaders, Advocates, and Change-makers

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TORONTO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On December 2, 2020, Global Compact Network Canada welcomed leaders, advocates, and change-makers at the Business for Gender Equality virtual forum. The forum brought together a  diverse group of stakeholders to map the opportunities, challenges, and next steps related to advancing equality, diversity, and inclusion in the private sector as well as to showcase outstanding action being taken to break barriers and fast-forward gender equality progress in Canadian workplaces. 

'Our Income Went to Zero': How One Business Owner Is Pulling Through the Pandemic

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COVID-19 has been detrimental for many small business owners, but nonprofits like LiftFund are stepping up to help as many as they can.

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COVID-19 has been detrimental for many small business owners, but nonprofits like LiftFund are stepping up to help as many as they can.

Helping Women Entrepreneurs Survive and Thrive in the Digital Economy

How the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth is collaborating with Grameen America and other community development finance institutions (CDFIs) to help expand access to capital for underserved entrepreneurs.
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Sheila founded Liha, her mobile boutique in a converted delivery truck, in the heart of New York City’s Harlem community. For the past few years, she and her shop have been fixtures in the neighborhood, where the store thrived. “When people see more women of color running and owning (businesses) and living independently, that empowers not only the community but the world,” says Sheila, who is Black.

CornerSquare Community Capital Supports Ethnically, Racially Diverse and Women-Owned Small Businesses

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A $40 million initial donation from Truist Financial Corporation* has established CornerSquare Community Capital. This new national nonprofit fund will help select community development financial institutions (CDFIs) increase their lending capacity with their existing capital to support more small businesses.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E21: Ngozi Okaro, Custom Collaborative

Fashioning a Pathway to Success and Equity
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Custom Collaborative Executive Director Ngozi Okaro joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss nonprofit management during times of crisis.

EarthX Leads Environmental Innovation With Entrepreneur-In-Residence Program

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DALLAS, September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – EarthX has announced it has launched a new Entrepreneur-in-Residence program, EarthX <EIR>, providing the world’s most talented thinkers the opportunity to incubate their ideas and spur innovation for environmental benefit. The program provides resident entrepreneurs with the necessary resources to bring world changing ideas to market.

Why Women Start New Businesses: Reasons, Challenges, and Opportunities

Investing in women entrepreneurs is vital part of our global economy
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More women are turning to entrepreneurship, and according to Herbalife Nutrition’s second annual Global Entrepreneurship survey, 72 percent of women want to open their own business. Women entrepreneurs create a source of income for themselves and their families. They are a vital part of our world's economic engine that society needs to support with flexible opportunities, mentorship, and access to capital.

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