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UpwardAction Salutes JoAnn Price

UpwardAction Salutes JoAnn Price


Posted By on Feb 22, 2014

A Trailblazer in the Private Equity Industry As co-founder and managing director of Fairview Capital, JoAnn Price is helping raise billions of dollars for businesses, including those owned by women and minorities. She serves on several advisory boards and has been inducted into the National Association of Investment Companies Hall of Fame, where she has served as president. For more than 30 years, Ms. Price has been at the forefront...

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Isabel José dos Santos is an entrepreneur and investor who, in January 2013, was named by Forbes magazine as Africa’s first female billionaire with a net worth estimated at USD $1.9 billion.  Forbes also named her as one of Africa's richest people. 9 Facts about Angola's Isabel dos Santos 1. Ms. dos Santos was born on April 1, 1971 and is a citizen of Angola. 2.  Her father Jose Eduardo dos Santos, has been President of the oil-rich...

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UpwardAction Salutes Aliko Dangote

UpwardAction Salutes Aliko Dangote


Posted By on Feb 16, 2014

Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian business mogul with an estimated net worth of $20.8 billion (as of November 2013). Keep reading for 7 facts about this brilliant and inspirational billionaire. 7 Facts About Aliko Dangote 1. Mr. Aliko Dangote was born on April 10, 1957 in Kano Nigeria into a wealthy Nigerian family. 2. He is ranked by Forbes Magazine as the 43rd richest person in the world and the richest man in Africa. 3. Mr. Dangote...

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Sheila Crump Johnson is a successful American entrepreneur, television and film producer.  Keep reading for 10 Facts about this trailblazer and African American business leader. 10 Facts About Shelia Crump Johnson 1.  Ms. Johnson was born on January 25, 1949 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.  2.  Her father, a neurosurgeon who worked for the Veterans Administration, and her mother, an accountant, were both accomplished pianists who passed...

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Janice Bryant Howroyd holds the distinction of being the first African American woman to build a billion dollar company.  She is the founder and CEO of Act 1 Group. Under her leadership, Act 1 Group has transitioned from its humble beginnings of a single office operation to become the largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States with more than 1,300 people and over $1.4 billion in revenues for 2010. Its...

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