June 18, 2015

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League of Black Women News


LBW Presents New Webinar: The Fabulous Fake vs. Real Black Women

League of Black Women Presents: The Fabulous Fake vs. Real Black Women Having Our Say – with Sandra Finley, LBW President In the midst of the recent Rachael Dolezal controversy, the civil rights activist who posed as a black woman, there has been a lot of  heated debate and speculation about what she did and why she […]


LBW President, Sandra Finley, Talks Advancement Road Blocks with Crain’s Magazine

Here’s what’s really blocking black women’s path to advancement By: Sandra Finley To understand how well professional black women are faring in the workplace, you need only look at the abysmal statistics reported annually as the “gap” between white and black women in corporate leadership. Black women working to build their careers struggle to avoid […]


LBW 2015 12th Global Leadership Conference Registration and Schedule Page

Location: Chicago Hyatt Regency O’Hare Chicago, IL. Event Dates May 18-20, 2015  Cost: $3700.00 For more information please contact Tameka Morgan at 708-506-3111 or email at tmorgan@leagueofblackwomen.org.        


Loretta Lynch Appointed as First Black Woman Attorney General

Loretta E. Lynch’s long wait to become U.S. attorney general ended Thursday, with the Senate voting 56 to 43 to confirm the veteran New York prosecutor five months after President Obama submitted her nomination to Congress. Lynch is expected to be sworn in as the nation’s 83rd attorney general Monday, according to Justice Department officials […]


Study Shows Black Women are Most Likely to Desire Top Executive Jobs

The number of women holding CEO positions among America’s largest corporations is, as everyone knows, very small. Just 23 women are CEOs of companies in the S&P 500. But the number of female African American chief executives among those top businesses is downright minuscule: There is only one black woman, Xerox’s Ursula Burns, at this pinnacle of corporate power. That’s certainly not for lack […]


LBW and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. team up for Financial Fortitude

Please join the League of Black Women and the Joliet/South Suburban Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for a day of financial enrichment with an array of workshops, including Home Ownership, College Funding, Business Plan Development, and more! A rendition of the popular TV show, “Shark Tank,” will also be presented as a panel of […]