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Empowering Women in Business: Female Executives of Texas Hosts Event during Black Business Week

The second annual Black Business Week in Texas witnessed a remarkable event that brought together inspiring female executives, local black business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Organized by the talented Neka Cleaver, the Women in Business event highlighted the achievements, experiences, and valuable insights of successful women in different industries. The gathering aimed to foster networking opportunities, share knowledge, and celebrate the resilience and innovation of black business owners.

The Women in Business event, hosted by Female Executives of Texas during Black Business Week, took place at a prominent venue in the heart of the city. It provided a platform for esteemed speakers to share their journeys, experiences, and business tips, while also offering exciting giveaways to attendees. The event was filled with enthusiasm, passion, and empowerment, as each speaker brought her unique perspective to the forefront.


Jennifer Tharp, an esteemed entrepreneur, shared her experience as the owner of a successful local lash academy. Her journey from being an aspiring lash technician to running a thriving business was inspiring. Jennifer's success story emphasized the importance of dedication, hard work, and perseverance in achieving entrepreneurial goals.

Felicia Hudson, a purpose coach dedicated to empowering women, provided invaluable insights into finding one's passion and purpose in the business world. Her coaching and mentorship have been instrumental in guiding many women towards their entrepreneurial dreams. Felicia's motivational talk left a lasting impact on the attendees, encouraging them to follow their hearts and pursue their aspirations fearlessly.

Dr. Raquel Bonds, a distinguished local educator and realtor guru, shared her journey of balancing her academic career with a successful real estate business. Her story highlighted the importance of education, continuous learning, and embracing challenges to thrive as a multifaceted entrepreneur.

Black Business Week, an annual event, was designed to educate, empower, and unite local black business owners. This week-long celebration aimed to shed light on the achievements and contributions of black entrepreneurs while creating a supportive and nurturing environment for their growth. Throughout the week, various workshops, seminars, and networking opportunities were provided to participants, fostering connections and knowledge-sharing among the black business community.

Adding an electrifying touch to the event, DJ Que Fanci, the talented house DJ from Female Executives of Texas, ensured that the atmosphere was lively and full of energy. Her exceptional music selections set the perfect backdrop for networking, conversations, and celebration during the Women in Business breakfast.

The Women in Business event, hosted by Female Executives of Texas during Black Business Week, served as a source of inspiration and empowerment for women entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners. The remarkable speakers, Jennifer Tharp, Felicia Hudson, and Dr. Raquel Bonds, shared their stories, insights, and tips for success, motivating attendees to pursue their dreams with determination and resilience. This event, held during the second annual Black Business Week, added another meaningful chapter to the journey of empowering black business owners and building a strong and supportive community for their growth.

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Female Executives of Texas (F.E.T.) is a pioneering organization that was founded in 2018 by Morgan Taplin. Fueled by the vision of empowering female minority entrepreneurs in San Antonio, Texas, F.E.T. has grown into a dynamic and influential platform for women in business. Since its inception, the organization has been dedicated to supporting, uplifting, and connecting women across various industries.

With a mission to foster a community of strong, accomplished, and ambitious female entrepreneurs, F.E.T. has been instrumental in promoting diversity and inclusivity in the business landscape. The organization has provided a nurturing environment for women to network, share experiences, gain valuable insights, and collaborate on various projects.

As F.E.T. continues to thrive, it has become a driving force for women in business in San Antonio, Texas, and beyond. Through its various events, workshops, and mentorship programs, F.E.T. has created opportunities for female entrepreneurs to enhance their skills, expand their networks, and access valuable resources for personal and professional growth.

The next exciting event organized by Female Executives of Texas is set to take place in October. Aspiring entrepreneurs and established business owners alike can look forward to this event, which promises to offer valuable insights, networking opportunities, and inspiration from successful women leaders. With the commitment to empowering female minority entrepreneurs, F.E.T. aims to make a lasting impact on the business community in San Antonio and beyond. Mark your calendars for the upcoming event and be part of this enriching experience!

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