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Be Confident! Dr. Joy Ohayia

Dr Joy OhayiaDon't let it get to you!

After working 20 years in Corporate America Joy Ohayia was laid off from her job in 2005. What began as a challenge ultimately became a blessing in disguise. Joy had found her purpose and was on a quest to share with women the importance of taking care of themselves which sparked the idea to write – Don’t Let IT Get You! – An Empowering Health and Fitness Guide For Women.

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New Global Business Networking Site for Women

As an international business consultant, Ms. Murray begin to observe the rise in female entrepreneurs globally and how they were not aware of each other’s existence. Not to mention, the added value that each of them could share in partnering and supporting one another. She went on further to state that in spite of the surge in the growth of female entrepreneurs, women in business are yet a minority.

Many times they are unable to...

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New Microloans for Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs

Wells FargoWells Fargo Invests $1 million in Grameen America to Fund  Microloans to Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs  in California and Texas

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2013 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $1 million equity equivalent investment (EQ2) in Grameen America, a 501(c)3 microfinance organization dedicated to helping women who live in poverty build small businesses to create better lives for them and their families. Wells Fargo’s investment will help Grameen America expand operations in California and Texas, and marks the company’s second EQ2 investment in Grameen America. Since 1998, Wells Fargo has provided more than $181 million in EQ2 financing to communities across the nation.

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Wells Fargo To Lend $55 Billion To Women-Owned Businesses

Wells FargoSAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2013 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), America’s No. 1 small business lender1 and a leading lender to women- and diverse-owned businesses, today announced a commitment to lend a cumulative total of $55 billion to women-owned businesses in the U.S. by the year 2020, updating its lending commitment first established in 1995. The announcement will be made by Lisa Stevens, Wells Fargo lead executive for Small Business and West Coast Regional Banking president, at the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) 22nd Annual Latina History Day conferencein Los Angeles.

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