• Expert Financial Advice for Black Women Entrepreneurs

    2 monthes ago - By Essence

    Brigitte Morrow Killings By Noel Cody · Updated December 2, 2022 It's not every day that you get to sit down with a financial expert and learn from them-that's why it's so exciting to have Brigitte Morrow Killings, Divisional Director of the South Division for JPMorgan Chase, here to break down banking for us and share tips for Black women entrepreneurs. While born in Germany, she was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and has been in the banking and finance industry for nearly 30 years. For the past 15 years, she's focused on building programs to increase the financial health and wellness of low...
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  • AKA Sorority To Build Black Women's Museum In Founder's Former St. Louis Home

    AKA Sorority To Build Black Women's Museum In Founder's Former St. Louis Home

    2 monthes ago - By Essence

    By Melissa Noel · Updated December 2, 2022 The former St. Louis home of Ethel Hedgemon Lyle, founder of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated , the country's first African American sorority, will be turned into an African American women's museum. The $4 million project is a partnership between The Gamma Omega chapter of AKA and the Ivy Alliance Foundation, the sorority's nonprofit. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatc h, the empty home at 2844 St. Louis Avenue in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood is being converted into a museum dedicated to Black American women. An adjacent...
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