Welcome Queens Co. Business Members
On this page, you’ll find different resources to help you grow not only as an entrepreneur but as a more healthy and vibrant woman.
Personal Growth Resource
Brown Ambition podcast
Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast about everything we want to talk about but are too afraid to "go there" — working your way up in your career, negotiating skills, dealing with money and relationships, budgeting, saving, and getting ahead. Your hosts are award-winning financial educator Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche and Yahoo.com personal finance correspondent Mandi Woodruff.
Boston Area People of Color Therapist Contact List
Mental health is all the rage right now, as it should be! As women of color, we’ve experienced a number of different types of trauma due to the intersection of our gender and race, not to mention any other life problems we may be facing on a daily basis. Therapy is a vital resource to help us navigate our mental health but sometimes it can be hard because we’d like to seek help from a professional who can relate to our identity. Check out the custom list with contact info of therapist of color in the Greater Boston area to get you started.
Business Development Resource
Black market is accepting applications for the 2019 BM 2.0, their inaugural micro-business sales accelerator. Applications are open now through May 15th- 5pm ET! Entrepreneurs in specified industries may apply, and the application is free for all:
-Fashion / Accessories Industry (that empowers)
-Healing and Wellness
Select businesses will be invited to become a 2019 BM 2.0 cohort team member! Entrepreneurs who receive entry into the 2019 BM 2.0 cohort will receive assistance to scale their business, plus advisory services valued at $15,000, in addition to 50% off MarketPlace vending at Black Market in 2019 + opportunity to win $5000 in PitchBlack contest. Black Market is interested in products and goods that push the boundaries, as well as entrepreneurs who are ready to take full advantage of the non-monetary services. Generally, that means that the Entrepreneurs will commit to a 4 days per month for 5 months (10 weeks total) July 2019 through December 2019.
Applicants will be accepted into the program based on:
• the originality of the businesses concept
• the Entrepreneurs capacity to produce / make the products
• the social impact
• the sustainability footprint
• the Entrepreneur's readiness to commit fully to BM 2.0 entrepreneurship program.
*All Applicants must have business track record of at least 1 year
*Responses will be emailed by May 30th with further information.
As Women We Must Learn To Serve From Overflow
Mindfulness tips from Queens Co. Business Member, Anna Foster, founder and CEO of A Maven’s World Lifestyle Brand, an event-focused and consulting business that works with individuals and brands on strategy, networking and development.
Check it out here!
Health and Wellness Resource
Okay, we know starting a health & wellness journey can seem like a daunting task. Everywhere you turn these days, you’re hearing about fitness, wellness, health, and all of it can be extremely overwhelming.
That’s why Queens Company is right here to help guide you on your mission to achieve those health & wellness goals!
This month we’d like to share some our favorite fitness & wellness apps and podcasts with you all so you can check them out and possibly incorporate them into your routine.
Financial Empowerment Resource
9 Women of Color Personal Finance Bloggers to Follow
There’s no question that we should see ourselves represented across the media and in the workplace. It’s no different when it comes to internet presence. As you read you’ll find a compiled list of 9 women of color personal finance bloggers that you should follow.
These women represent and underrepresented community that needs a voice. And, as a member of this community, it’s necessary to shine a light on other women who are doing significant work to educate and empower others.