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We listened. And the research is clear: entrepreneurship equalizes. It helps to unlock growth and build wealth for Black women.

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Why One Million Black Women: Black in Business?

Goldman Sachs has spent the last decade helping small businesses grow with 10,000 Small Businesses. Now, One Million Black Women is taking it further -- reaching Black women sole proprietors with the tools necessary to turn their business potential into business growth.

Through the One Million Black Women: Black in Business, participants will learn how to better understand their finances, hire their first employee, price their products or services, and much more – at no cost to the business owner.  

Applications are now closed. Please complete this brief survey to join the One Million Black Women community and receive emails about future opportunities.


Black women are underrepresented in business ownership. What will it take to equalize their opportunities?

Goldman Sachs Research examined some of the barriers.

Read the full Goldman Sachs Research study, Black Womenomics: Entrepreneurship and Economic Equality

Goldman Sachs Research

Black Womenomics: Equalizing Entrepreneurship

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Free 12-week business education program.

In-person learning at Goldman Sachs headquarters in New York City, all expenses paid.

A powerful network for Black women entrepreneurs and strategic advisors to help guide business growth.

What You Need to Know

What You Get

  • Free 12-week online business education program (free and specific to business needs)
  • In-person learning at Goldman Sachs headquarters in NYC (all expenses paid)
  • $2,000 stipend to help you along the way
  • A powerful network of Black women entrepreneurs
  • Strategic advisors to guide your path to growth


  • Black, women-owned sole proprietorships
  • Revenue-generating business
  • Operating for at least one year

Program Commitment

  • 5 hours per week, online, with built-in flexibility for your schedule
  • Develop, present, and receive feedback on your business action plan
  • In-person orientation and graduation sessions
  • Meet with advisors, mentors, and other business leaders


Best-in-class business curriculum based on Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, developed in partnership with Babson College.




Applications Open:  February 2022
Applications Close:  March 15, 2022
Application Review, Interview, and Selection:  February - April 2022
Program Begins: In-Person Orientation: May 2 – 4, 2022
Program Ends: In-Person Graduation:  July 18-20, 2022


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