Los Angeles, California, 4th April 2023, ZEXPRWIRE, Recently, Handcrafted Learning celebrated 5-years since it was certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
In celebrating this milestone, Dorothy Cafino Finnigan, the company’s founder, highlighted the importance of continually empowering women and minority-led businesses. To quote her:
“Empowering women of color to found, own, and lead businesses is essential to navigating the social and structural challenges that face our world.”
Cafino Finnigan noted that, when women and minorities are empowered to own and run their own businesses, they contribute to the economy by creating jobs and innovating. According to a National Women’s Business Council report, women-owned businesses in the United States employ over 9.4 million people and generate $1.9 trillion in revenue. Similarly, Cafino Finnigan added, minority-owned companies contribute significantly to the economy by providing employment opportunities and enhancing local communities. According to a report by the Minority Business Development Agency, minority-owned businesses like Handcrafted Learning contribute over $1.38 trillion to the US economy and employ millions of people.
Cafino Finnigan also noted that empowering women and minorities also leads to better problem-solving and decision-making. When a diverse group of people are included in business leadership, there is greater potential for different perspectives and ideas. Women and minorities have historically faced discrimination and exclusion from many areas of society, including business. Supporting diverse-owned businesses is a step towards correcting these past injustices and ensuring a more just and equitable future.
Finally, Cafino Finnigan noted that supporting women and minorities to lead businesses can improve self-esteem, confidence, and general leadership skills. When women and minorities succeed in business, Cafino Finnigan said, they develop the skills and confidence needed to become leaders in their communities and industries. This can inspire others and promote a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Handcrafted Learning is a leading custom learning and development company specializing in creating innovative learning solutions for its Fortune 500 clients. The company is committed to providing high-quality training while adhering to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). It has been certified as a minority- and woman-owned business by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
The team at Handcrafted Learning is passionate about creating engaging and interactive learning experiences for learners, utilizing eLearning simulations, hands-on workshops, and on-the-job tools to help employees build skills and organizations transform their culture. With a strong focus on diversity and inclusion, Handcrafted Learning is dedicated to assisting businesses to create a more equitable workplace.
Founded in 2009 by Dorothy Cafino Finnigan, Handcrafted Learning has a proven track record of success in designing and developing customized training programs that meet each client’s unique needs. The company’s consultants, designers, and developers bring experience and expertise to every project, ensuring that clients receive the highest quality training solutions that drive results.
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