Access to financial, educational, healthcare, and childcare resources are the main barriers women in Arkansas face to achieving economic success, according to a recent report by the Arkansas Women’s Commission.
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Arkansas native is on a mission to bring diversity and representation to the toy industry with her company Brilliant Girl, which creates dolls and toys that represent realistic little girls of color.
Arkansas’ first and only Black-led venture capital firm will invest a $15 million inaugural fund in boosting tech-driven companies led by BIPOC female entrepreneurs.
Founder and CEO of Arkansas-based technology startup FR8relay Aayush Thakur was recently accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.
The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce is aiming to expand its reach to underrepresented communities with its new Director of Business Inclusion, Jorge Gonzalez.
Luis Cantu, senior vice president and regional operations manager for Bank of America Arkansas, shares why investing in Hispanic Arkansans is essential to help build their futures.
An annual matchmaking event will give businesses owned by minorities and women the opportunity to discuss contracts with public and private sector vendors.
EforAll is now accepting applications for its free English and Spanish Business Accelerator programs. The deadline to apply is Oct. 28 and programs start in January 2022.
A new report found minority business owners in Arkansas applied for lending at a disproportionately lower rate than white business owners, but were denied lending at a higher rate.
A new study from the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas finds access to capital and racial bias are the biggest barriers facing women of color entrepreneurs in the state.
Esperanza Massana-Crane is the new director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Division.