Citizens of the Week: Jakeema Burton and Brianna Banks
The coaches are empowering youth off and on the field through their work with Up2Us Sports and Kensington Soccer Club
Business for Good: Girls Auto Clinic
Patrice Banks has plans for another car repair shop, post-Covid. First, though, she’s launched a program aimed at getting more women of color into the car repair biz.
The Citizen Recommends: Bossie Accelerator Program
Shannon Morales’ Echo Me Forward links minority candidates with good jobs. This weekend, the Philly Startup Leaders grad will help teen girls achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.
“Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get To Work”
An update on professor and activist Stephanie Sena, who is still working to uplift Philadelphians in need of food, shelter and dignity
“How Do You Make Sure People Still Get Food?”
New Philabundance CEO Loree Jones started her job in the midst of a pandemic and racial protests that roiled the city. She is exactly where she wants to be.
Business For Good: Lilu
As a Latinx woman in tech, Adriana C. Vázquez has faced uphill odds in transforming the $1.4 billion breast pump market. The Philly startup she co-founded just might do it anyway.
Citizens of the Week: Project W
Philanthropic giving circles are all the rage. Three local women focused their all-female group on aiding—and volunteering for—Delaware County nonprofits
Putting Money to Work
Women’s Way is set to expand a financial coaching program that has already helped 250 low- and moderate-income women save $115,000. Could it be the key to getting them through the pandemic?