Sheila C. Johnson to Speak at Enterprising Women’s Money Day

In honor of African-American History Month, NAWRB highlights leading women of color in the housing and real estate ecosystem who inspire us. One of these phenomenal leaders is Sheila C. Johnson, Vice Chairman of Monumental Sports and Entertainment, and CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts. She will be the Keynote Speaker and inducted into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame at Enterprising Women’s new “Money Day” program, produced and created by Sheri Orlowitz and Associates, on March 5th, 2018 at the Four Seasons in Miami, Florida.

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Chika Kako Becomes First Woman Among Toyota’s Top Managers

Chika Kako was recently promoted to second-in-command in Toyota’s luxury Lexus division. This vertical move makes her the only woman among the automaker’s 53 top managers, which she achieved by climbing Toyota’s corporate ladder for the last 30 years. To Kako, her success is due to her individuality, not her gender.

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3 Factors of Uber’s Gender Pay Gap

There’s a 7 percent gender pay gap among Uber drivers, but it’s not due to gender discrimination in the company’s algorithms. A recent study titled “The Gender Earnings Gap in the Gig Economy: Evidence from More Than a Million Rideshare Drivers” reveals three factors for why women drivers are paid less than men, all of which result from gender-based preferences.

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NWBC Releases Comment on Annual Business Survey

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), a non-partisan federal advisory council for the White House, Congress, and U.S. Small Business Administration, released their comment on the U.S. Census Bureau’s proposed Annual Business Survey (ABS). In addition to applauding the Census Bureau’s efforts at provide a larger breadth of data on employer firms, the Council suggests data considerations for a more comprehensive look at the state of women entrepreneurs and nonemployer firms in the country.

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Nominations Open: 2018 NAWRB Roaring Thirty Awards

It’s time to nominate influential women leaders for the 2018 Roaring Thirty Awards! This is the Year of Women. Let’s celebrate those who are working their way up to the top, speaking up for gender equality and forging the path to success for all women. There is no better place to do this than during the NAWRB 2018 Annual Conference on July 29th – 31st, 2018 in Chicago, IL!

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February 2018: African-American History Month

The month of February is dedicated to the commemoration and celebration of the important contributions African Americans have brought to the United States. American historian Carter G. Woodsen introduced Black History Week on Feb 12, 1926, which was continually celebrated every second week of February, coinciding with the birth dates of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.

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CFPB Names Kirsten Sutton Mork Chief of Staff

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced today that Kirsten Sutton Mork has been appointed as its new Chief of Staff. Sutton Mork previously served as Staff Director of the House Financial Services Committee, and has worked on Capitol Hill through the financial crisis and subsequent legislative response.

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