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Tag Archives: Women in Business

‘Stay persistent’ (access required)

Group shot of Butterfly Dreamz – JOY LINDSEY, FOUNDER

Joy Lindsay and Nadirah Simmons weren’t surprised when they got calls from IFundWomen about a tentative program geared to support women entrepreneurs of color like them. They were, however, surprised by the $25,000 check they each received, and by the support and mentorship that followed from American Express and IFundWomen subsidiary IFundWomen of Color, who surprised 100 Black women nationwide with funds and 100 days of resources.

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Growth opportunity (access required)

Betty Garger, the president and CEO of Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey, speaks with NJBIZ Editor Jeff Kanige on April 19, 2021.

When most people think of the Girl Scouts, the first thing that comes to mind is … STEM education? Probably not. But the organization runs a robust program to introduce girls to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. As the president and CEO of Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey, Betty Garger oversees those programs.

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Brookdale Community College adds VP of advancement (access required)

Nancy Kaari, vice president of advancement, Brookdale Community College.

Nancy Kaari will oversee and lead operations, including development, fundraising, alumni affairs, college relations, grants, strategic partnerships, governmental affairs, and community relations at the Monmoth County school.

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