Corporate America Far from Gender Equality


LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company recently released Women in the Workplace, a comprehensive study of 118 companies and 30,000 employees focused on the state of women in corporate America. The study reveals that despite their advancements, women remain largely underrepresented in every sector of the corporate world. Continue reading

Diverse Boardrooms Lead to Higher Profit


A recent study by international advisory firm Grant Thornton, titled “Women in Business: the Value of Diversity,” reveals that companies with women in executive roles outperform those with all-male boardrooms. The study included companies from the U.S., U.K. and India focusing on day-to-day business operations, and discovered that companies lacking diversity at the executive level lost out on billions of dollars in 2014. Continue reading

The Need for Inclusionary Housing


As the improving economy allows American cities to renovate and rebuild, existing home prices consequently rise, and in many cities flagrantly price out low-income families. This phenomenon has led to segregated communities, and has behooved inclusionary measures to ensure integration in American neighborhoods. Continue reading

Sheri Orlowitz


Founding Partner and President of Artemis Holdings Group, LLC

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With over two decades of experience in developing, acquiring and divesting a myriad of companies, Sheri Orlowitz has proven to be a powerhouse woman entrepreneur in male-dominated fields. She reveals to NAWRB her entrepreneurial experience abroad as a delegate for the State Department, strategies for women entrepreneurs to expand globally, and the story of her newest exciting venture, Artemis Holdings Group, a private investment and international advisory firm dedicated to helping businesses acquire, expand, finance, or successfully sell their businesses.

NAWRB: Let’s start off by talking about Artemis Holdings Group. Your company is highly successful and helps a great deal of businesses prosper. What inspired you to create the company?
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The Home Buying Power of Hispanic Women


A recent study released by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) reveals that Hispanic women are the epicenter of their demographics’ home buying power. The national survey, which collected data from over 1,000 Latin American and Hispanic women between the ages of 25 and 60, addressed their thoughts and expectations when buying a home. Continue reading

Women’s Limitations in the Workplace


The World Bank has released its report Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal, addressing gender equality and the barriers obstructing women in hundreds of countries throughout the world. The report examines 173 economies and collects data across seven categories: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, building credit, going to court and protecting women from violence. Continue reading

Unit for Female Entrepreneurs at National Bank of Fujairah


The National Bank of Fujairah (NBF), a United Arab Emirates bank incorporated in 1982, has developed a specialized unit for female entrepreneurs. NBF Elham will be operated by female Emirati corporate bankers, and will offer corporate banking services and solutions tailored to Emirati businesswomen. The unit will begin working out of NBF’s Al Quoz branch.      Continue reading