Newark Business Hub Is Tapped to Provide Business Education to Black Women Entrepreneurs in the USA, Caribbean, and Africa

June 11, 2021
Newark Business Hub Mielle Rutgers logo for business course certificate

NEWARK, N.J., June 10, 2021 – Aspiring Black women entrepreneurs living in the U.S., Caribbean, Africa, UK, and Europe footprints now have an opportunity to attend an empowerment program.  Newark Business Hub non-profit program has been tapped by Mielle Organics’ More Than a Strand Campaign to provide business education to Black women entrepreneurs. 

Watch Monique Rodriguez, Founder and CEO of Mielle Organics and Keshia Knight Pulliam, Mielle Global Education Ambassador, discuss the partnership with Newark Business Hub.

The online business course of Newark Business Hub is delivered in partnership with Rutgers University. This course promotes corporate social responsibility and helps non-profit organizations and community leaders to support Black and Brown businesses.

Through Newark Business Hub’s business skill program, companies can provide entrepreneurs of color with free access to the online learning community of Newark Business Hub. This online learning community provides live interaction between participants and coaches, a 24/7 community to get business answers, and one-on-one coaching.

The business program is self-paced, and it contains learning modules that help entrepreneurs level up their business skills and get answers to the questions keeping them up at night. According to Kimberlee Williams, Newark Business Hub’s CEO, these skills and access to business coaching and mentorship are must-haves in today’s fast-changing world.

Some of the topics that entrepreneurs will learn in this program include the following: Start Up with a Lean Plan, Customer-Centered Market Research, How to Identify Your Ideal Customer, Define Your Competitive Advantage, How to Price for Profitability, Advantages of Social Entrepreneurship, The Science of Sales, The Power of Collaboration, and Conducting Business Internationally, among others.

Racial justice and equity for people of color
“During these times of uncertainty regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the demands for racial justice and equity for people of color, we see the MEILLE MAVEN scholarships as a prime opportunity for women entrepreneurs to invest in themselves through continuing education. The aligned business vision and passion that the Newark Business Hub shares with MIELLE Organics focuses on economic empowerment and sustainability for entrepreneurs to excel, making their businesses scalable utilizing technology and collaboration in this new majority economy,” said Jeff Billingsley, Newark Business Hub co-founder and chief curriculum officer. He also said that their program stands at the core of their mission to assist aspiring and underserved entrepreneurs of color to create generational wealth globally.
Applications, which are sponsored by Mielle Organics More Than a Strand Campaign, are open for Black women entrepreneurs. Registration can be done through this link:

About Newark Business Hub 
Newark Business Hub is a non-profit American business that uses education technology. It was established in 2015 by Black co-founders and award-winning pro-social entrepreneurs, Kimberlee S. Williams and Jeff Billingsley. The company started as a pilot program incubated by Rutgers-Newark Business School, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. It has partnered with some of America’s top brands in finance, philanthropy, and beauty to provide scholarship opportunities by training and coaching entrepreneurs in different parts of the U.S. and the world. In 2021, Newark Business Hub launched the initiative to elevate Black and Brown entrepreneurs with a mission to train and coach 1 million entrepreneurs worldwide

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