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Passion Meets Purpose with Marcia A. Cole

Marcia A. Cole believes in transformation. As a the founder and CEO of IVY Digital, former magazine editor, media executive and beauty industry expert, Marcia has been at the vanguard of media disruption over the last 25 years. In 2015, Marcia discovered how her passion in the beauty space could serve a higher purpose.  On a volunteer project with Momentum Education, Marcia witnessed how hard it was for women in shelters to access feminine products among other self-care and personal development needs. That experience led her to establish the Passion Meets Purpose Foundation - teaming up with life coaches, fitness instructors, and beauty service providers to help underserved women realize infinite possibilities and transform their lives. Leatrice Carter, owner of Time Studio in Brooklyn, NY...

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Inside Renae Bluitt's GeenieBox

Greetings, beautiful ones: Spring is upon us! What a complete honor it is to be here with you as this month’s Geenie during my absolute favorite time of the year. Spring is a season for renewal, growth, and expansion; we see it all around us and feel it in the air! It’s time to envision endless possibilities, and use our gifts to reach higher levels of wellness, happiness and achievement while helping our sister circles do the same. Speaking of #womensupportingwomen, partial proceeds from my GeenieBox sales will go to Petals-n-Belles, a social impact organizations for young girls that I hold near and dear to my heart. Damali Elliott, the beauty behind this movement, is a shining example of the...

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Member "AMA": How to Rock a Non-Profit Board

In our first GeenieBox member AMA ("Ask Me Anything), Ginger McKnight-Chavers will lead a Facebook Live conversation on the topic of non-profit board membership. Ginger is on the board of Summer on the Hill, a member of MoMA Friends of Education, and on the advisory boards of the Ron Brown Scholars Program & Luminous Visions (formerly Latino Playwrights). GeenieBox Members can expect to learn:  1.  How to get onto a nonprofit board without having to make a large donation.2.  The value of nonprofit boards for networking, career advancement & preparation for corporate boards This is a members-only digital event, exclusively on our Facebook Group page. Not a member? Drop us a line at get@geeniebox.com to learn more.  ABOUT Ginger McKnight-Chavers: Ginger...

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GeenieBox on Forbes.com!

So honored to be featured in a Forbes.com write-up on Black women leaders! As we all know, Black women are certainly no trend. We have been bossy, leading, innovating, shining and thriving. The stats bear that out, besides making 65 cents for every dollar earned by white men - we're the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs. Which says that we believe in our potential to live our boldest lives in spite of systemic inequality.It's awesome and important to uplift OUR genius and that's what #GeenieBox aims to do. Check out this list of 28 women (including our founder PLUS eight Geenies) and their respective organizations/enterprises that are leading by example.

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PLAYBACK: Black, Woman, and Genius

In case you missed our biggest Magic Monday yet (full event details) at Google NYC, check out the playlist video below:     Want more? Head over to our Medium post, 12 Genius Ideas by Black Women, for takeaways!

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