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Holding it down- Women of color speak powerfully at Simmons Conference

Michelle Obama, Nely Galán, Raquel Eatmon and a number of other female leaders addressed a crowd of 3,400 attendees at the 39th annual Simmons Leadership Conference. The all-day event featured speakers, panels and workshops to equip women with both the motivation and the practical skills to succeed in a world often poised against them.

Power Up: Lufthansa Brings Leading Women on Board Special SXSW FlyingLab

APEX Insight: Lufthansa supported gender parity this International Women’s Day by featuring women in male-dominated fields on a FlyingLab flight to SXSW in Austin, which is itself still a largely male-dominated event. Perhaps an 11-hour flight is not long enough to break through glass ceilings and gender barriers, but it’s a good start. Besides, the sisters on board are already doing it for themselves.

Need Extra Cash? Create a Side Hustle with One of These Gigs

Here at SELF MADE we talk a lot about flexing your entrepreneurial muscle. But that said, we also like to keep it real—which means we’re clear on the fact that everyone isn’t always at a point in their lives where they can drop everything and launch a business. So while we wholeheartedly advocate a message of getting out there and making entrepreneurial moves, we also know that, in many cases, this has to happen in baby steps. And for those steps to happen, it helps if you know how to make money on the side.