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Tag Archives: Women in Business

Davis named CEO at National Medical Fellowships

In her new role, Michellene Davis will work closely with the board, alumni, partners and supporters to help amplify NMF’s mission: to provide resources through scholarships, grants, and leadership opportunities to medical students from diverse backgrounds to increase the pipeline for underrepresented minority students to enter the health care workforce.

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‘Stay persistent’

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

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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