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This Founder Is Showing Black Women Why Wellness Is Good For Business

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This Founder Is Showing Black Women Why Wellness Is Good For Business

BY BRITTNEY OLIVER via https://www.essence.com

MEET DEMARRA GARDNER, FOUNDER OF BLACK WOMEN ABOUT BUSINESS, A SACRED SPACE WHERE BLACK WOMEN CAN RECEIVE WELLNESS AND BUSINESS SUPPORT.

Whether in her career or personal life, creating a safe space for Black women has always been extremely important for Demarra Gardner. So it’s no surprise that in 2017 she launched Black Women About Business, a sacred space where Black women can receive wellness and business support.

The organization provides business planning, executive coaching, training, and retreats designed exclusively with the Black woman in mind. Gardner understood the unique challenges so many Black women entrepreneurs face as they seek support. “It can be challenging, depending on where you live to get culturally relevant [help]. To get people who support you, that are willing to mentor you, and who are willing to help to give you a leg up in the business,” she shared. This year Gardner decided to take Black Women About Business on a three-city tour in Michigan and bring a group …

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