Melinda Gates and Mackenzie Bezos Launch $30 Million Fund to Expand Women’s Power & Influence

Melinda Gates and Mackenzie Bezos, world’s richest women, committed to changing the world for women and minorities Melinda Gates and Mackenzie Bezos are two of the richest women in the world. They are teaming up to put their millions to work changing the story of women in America. Why wait for equality? They hate the idea that at the current rate it would take 208 years for women to catch up to equal pay with men. They know they don’t

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Magic Johnson Offering $100 Million In Loans To Women And Minority Owned Businesses

Magic Johnson wants to help out women and minority owned businesses left out of PPP loans NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson wants to help out women and minority owned businesses who haven’t been able to secure PPP loans. These company owners missed out on the early loans during the coronavirus pandemic economic crisis because they might have not had relationships with big banks.  EquiTrust Life Insurance Company will fund the loans. Johnson is a majority shareholder.  The Small Business

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Twitter Will Let Employees Work From Home Forever

Twitter email tells employees they will be able to work from home as long as they want Twitter now says it will let employees continue to work from home even after the coronavirus lockdown situation subsides. The company sent an email to its employees today bringing them up to date on company policies. The biggest take-away–If you’re an employee who wants to keep working from home even after company offices reopen, then have at it. “We’ve been very thoughtful in

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Bucket and Rope Hack Lets Chef Deliver Her Famous Sandwiches to Dedicated Customers During Lockdown

Chef Kara Haltiwanger won’t let the coronavirus shutdown get between her sandwiches and customers The sandwiches and food chef Kara Haltiwanger makes have some serious devotees. She is a chef and caterer in Hollywood, California who has faced financial stress since the coronavirus hit. She simply cannot do her regular business. Genius hack Haltiwanger has come up with an idea that helps supplement her income. You might call it a literal drop in the bucket. Spectrum 1’s Itay Hod shot

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100-year-old NC Sock Company Pivots To Make Face Super Comfortable Face Masks-Available Now!

Sock company committed to saving jobs and making comfortable face masks you can wear all day-even with a full beard! There’s this sock company in High Point, North Carolina. Harriss and Covington. They’ve been making socks since 1920. American made socks and hosiery-how awesome is that? For 100 years! Then comes along the coronavirus crisis. Like businesses across the US, they had to shut down. That meant almost 300 people out of work. Two NC companies come together Dr. BJ

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Coors Light Delivers 12 Cases to 93-Year-Old Woman Holding ‘More Beer’ Sign From Quarantine

Coors Light answered 93-year-old Olive Veronesi’s plea for more beer during coronavirus lockdown Coors Light was more than happy to find out its beer is a prime, much-needed staple for a 93-year-old woman in Seminole, Pennsylvania. KDKA reports Olive Veronesi held up a sign reading, “I need more beer!” in one hand and a can of her favorite brand in the other. ‘I was on my last 12 cans, I have a beer every night, you know what, beer has

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Bar Owner Takes $3,714 of Dollar Bills off Her Walls To Give To Employees Facing Hard Times

Bar owner Jennifer Knox knew those dollar bills could be more than decoration Dollar bills have lined the walls and ceiling of the Sand Bar on Tybee Island, Georgia for more than 14 years. People tack up a dollar bill to mark a moment, show they were there, and give them something to comeback to. When the coronavirus lockdown forced the Sand Bar to close like so many businesses across the country, Knox saw an opportunity. ‘We had money on

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SPANX Founder Sara Blakely Is Giving $5,000 to 1,000 Female Entrepreneurs

Sara Blakely says she started SPANX with $5,000 and wants to give a boost to fellow female entrepreneurs SPANX founder Sara Blakely knows what it is to be a struggling entrepreneur. She started her billion dollar shapewear company with $5,000, carting samples around in her red backpack. Make that her LUCKY red backpack. Blakely truly believes that backpack was her lucky charm. She has long been about sharing her success and giving back. That’s now more important than ever. Blakely

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New England Patriots’ Team Plane Bringing More Than A Million N95 Masks From China

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered up his NFL team’s plane to make the much needed run for N95 masks When it comes to the severe shortage of N95 masks, the New England Patriots are stepping up as champions. The Wall Street Journal reports The NFL team’s plane has flown to Shenzhen, China where it was loaded with 1.2 million N95 masks. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has been complaining for weeks about the shortage of personal protective gear for his state’s

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College Student Makes Masks For Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

Masks for deaf feature clear panel showing wearer’s mouth College student Ashley Lawrence is making masks for deaf and hard of hearing people. She’s a student at Eastern Kentucky University where she’s studying education for the deaf. That’s how she was so in tune with the need. She explained to Lex18.com that ASL users depend a lot on facial expressions to communicate. That’s part of the grammar. She points to ASL interpreter Virginia Moore who signs for the daily news

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