Program Helps Give Businesses Owned By Women Of Color Help In Economic Launch

31 Aug 2021


MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Across the country and here in Minnesota we’re seeing more women of color becoming business owners, but equity is still a problem.

Recent data from the national partnership for women and families shows Black women in the U.S. who work full time are typically paid just 63 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

Dr. Kristin Morris of Woodbury has four kids and a consulting business.

“My job is to help individuals and organizations do their best work. So at the end of the project, I leave the organization or the product better off than it was when I started,” she said.

After ten long weeks, the PhD has certified her business with the government.

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