May 14, 2015

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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.        

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sign Up Now! The 2nd Course to LBW’s E-Learning Professional Development Program Begins March 18th

Sign up today for VUCA Ready E-Learning Professional Development Program. Click here to learn more!

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A Week After the Oscars and Common and John Legend are Still Winning

A week after Common and John Legend’s emotional performance at the 87th Oscar Awards, w’re still talking about that powerful segment and equally as powerful speech that followed. With a room full of tears at what was deemed the whitest Oscars since 1998, Common and Legend represented the spirit of all of the people of color […]