Lessons In Leadership

Focusing on how women built their careers, this series provides advice to aspiring leaders, from women in leadership positions.

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T. Alexis Owens

Mentoring and Advising Future Executives and Entrepreneurs

Ventures Unlimited Inc.
Chicago, IL

T. Alexis Owens believes her leadership is meant to go beyond the day-to-day rigors of running a growing full-service marketing firm serving national health care management organizations, telecommunications companies, and nonprofits. Her leadership surfaces in the way she cares about the growth and well-being of the people and communities around her.

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Julie Uhrman

Creating a Sports Team Winning at Pay Equity and Community Impact

Angel City Football Club,
Los Angeles, CA

For Julie Uhrman, co-founder and president of Angel City Football Club, experience has come in varied roles – entertainment executive and an advisor and entrepreneur in the gaming space. Now, she’s leading a majority women-owned soccer team in Los Angeles that is poised to transform the game into a movement for financial equality.

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Vicki Saunders

Transforming the Landscape for Women-Led Businesses

Toronto, Canada

Vicki Saunders, founder of global nonprofit Coralus, says decades of entrepreneurship in places such as Prague, Canada and Silicon Valley have given her the ability to dream and find ways to help create conditions for all to thrive as business owners. Her organization currently supports women and nonbinary entrepreneurs by providing zero-interest loans to help them achieve business success.

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More Lessons in Leadership

Mary Jesse,  Mobile Technologies, Inc.

Judy Romano,  Sage North America


Camille Burns,  Women Presidents Organization

Berenice Tenorio,  Nuestra Cocina


Ideas & Resources to Help You Run Your Business

Stories & Trends

Lessons in Leadership: Erin Horne McKinney

Erin Horne McKinney, head of the Howard University and PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship, focuses on breaking barriers to entrepreneurship.

3 min read

Stories & Trends

Women Business Owners Convey Optimism and Confidence

Professional networks, access to credit, and agility in navigating the economy are contributors to this sentiment

3 min read

Growing Your Business

Q & A With a WBA: Dione Gordon

Dione Gordon talks about the work her team of minority business development officers does to help individuals to become successful business owners.

2 min read