We’ve long had a conversation on the benefits of equal pay, and yet it is often too difficult to attain this status because there is a fear of advocating for yourself. Advocating yourself in the corporate involves copious research, difficult conversations, and the confidence to know your worth. Two incredible…


Ask anyone you know about the things they want to improve on and eating healthy or losing weight will be a common answer. In the past few years, we have seen a boom of apps and programs meeting the demand of increased consumer awareness to health and longevity. According to…


No pun intended, but Haus has become a household name in the past few years. Its beautifully-designed bottles take center stage on home bar carts, and the aperitifs are served on their own or splashed into a cocktail for heightened taste. Trying to stake a claim against the conglomerates of…


Written by: Abena Anim-Somuah and Dana Iverson

Launched in 2019, When Founder Met Funder (WFMF) has been one of All Raise’s strongest initiatives to support Black female founders. Through small groups, networking, mentor matching, and inspiration pieces, the day-long event offers Black female founders a unique opportunity to connect with…


2020 was quite the year but the Internet played a huge role in fostering online communities when it was unsafe to gather offline. Slack groups and Discord chats were on the rise as people craved interaction with those who shared similar interests. Alisha Ramos is well versed in fostering community…


Hello and welcome to monthly musings, this new column where I publicly present my stream of consciousness based on topics that are living rent-free in my noggin. This is the first of hopefully many installments, so keep your eyes peeled!

Fran really woke up and said “Tell me you’re a New Yorker without telling me you’re a New Yorker”

I’ve been thinking a lot about the rise of people…


Kim Stiefel, Co-Founder and CEO of Repeat & Henri Pierre-Jacques, Managing Partner at Harlem Capital

In our newest installment of “It Takes Two,” our column where we feature two stakeholders in the world of entrepreneurship, we sat down with Kim Stiefel of Repeat and Henri Pierre-Jacques of Harlem Capital. Pierre-Jacques and his team led Repeat’s $1.5 …


If we’ve ever interacted, you know how much I love food. It’s one of my core values and I’m always thinking about the next restaurant I want to add to my bucket list, the next challenging dessert I want to tackle, or the next food memoir I want to devour…


Since I was 3, books have been a constant. I was the kid who read with the flashlight hours after bedtime, sat heads down, and cross-legged through dinner parties, church services, and recitals getting lost in the fictional worlds created by my favourite authors.

In a year full of uncertainty…


Babba Rivera is a true force of nature with a list of achievements to boot. From leading marketing teams at Away and Uber to building HER, a community for women developing their careers, Babba is on her next mission to transform the beauty industry for Latina consumers. In October, Rivera…

Abena Anim-Somuah

lowkey bibliophie. highkey baker. community obsessed

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