Women of Color in Business - 5:12
with Lauren Bealore, Co-Founder of Y.A.B.
Posted Nov 21, 2017
Y.A.B. is a women's business operating as a conglomerate created by three women thriving to be the best in every aspect of life. With a focus on changing the narrative for women of color in business. By challenging the socially constructed hierarchy of the placement of women of color in business through creating a chamber of commerce for businesses owned by this demographic, Y.A.B. is able to push for a percentage increase in chief executive officers and founders with consistently thriving businesses.With a strong focus on business & entrepreneurship, community engagement & mentorship, and personal development, Y.A.B.'s goal is to support, uplift, and encourage women of color and to ultimately "Lift As We Climb". Lauren Bealore of Y.A.B. joins Laurel Hess to discuss the work that Y.A.B. is doing to help women of color in business. Interview recorded November 16th, 2017.
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