Lynne Bacaj shares her insights as a Cannabis Coach – Women in Business Article

This past Friday evening our Arlington AWE chapter meeting was held at Gossip on 23rd owned by Katherine Glorioso. Our speaker, Lynne Bacaj, who hails from the San Diego area is a cannabis coach, and shared information and resources about the varied uses of cannabis. She counsels clients who are seeking relief for a variety of conditions when mainstream medicine hasn’t helped: post-surgical and other pain, menopausal symptoms, depression and anxiety, she even has four dogs as clients. Bacaj shared…

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Barbara Carneiro, Creating a Word Revolution, a Blümen Success – Women in Business Article

The members of the AWE Arlington Chapter had a terrific meeting last week! Speaker Barbara Carneiro of 4:12 Lab and Word Revolution discussed ways to overcome the many barriers faced by women entrepreneurs, and the power and benefits of mentorship for both mentor and mentee. Thank you to Blümen cafe owner Andira Jabbari for hosting! She and her daughter are awesome women entrepreneurs and prepared a fantastic lunch. Please visit the cafe to try their delicious selections of teas, snacks…

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Women Entrepreneurs: A Growing Revolution Against Gender Bias in Corporate America – Women in Business Article

At a recent panel discussion about what drives and inspires local women entrepreneurs — and specifically mompreneurs — one theme came up over and over: these successful, driven women all left their previous careers for the freedom and flexibility that they simply couldn’t find in the corporate workplace. Persistent gender bias in workplace policies — about the very real demands of balancing family and a career — force many women off the corporate ladder and into entrepreneurship. While men continue…

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