Women now own 30% of all businesses in the U.S., accounting for some 9.4 million firms. And African American women control 14% of these companies, or an estimated 1.3 million businesses. Let's start your business!
Today, we profile African American Entrepreneur:
Title: Founder, chairman and chief executive of Total Protection Services Carolinas
Phrantceena Halres leads the nation’s first woman- and minority-owned business focused on providing security for nuclear plants and other energy infrastructure. The business employs 325. more about Phrantceena Halres
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ProtoLabs Cool Idea! Award
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Applications due Oct 31 and Dec 31, 2015
Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
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Graduate winnings- $15K, Undergraduate winnings- $10K
Applications due Oct 13, 2015
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