Female Entrepreneurs

CEO Aims to Mentor Leaders and Change Culture – Women in Business Article

Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network, says the nature of networking has changed. Her 1995 high school graduating class of 64 students in a small Southern New Jersey town and her close friendships in her Villanova University sorority may have led the way for Kristy Wallace to become CEO of Ellevate Network, a leading women’s business networking initiative with 150,000 members. “It was a good primer for where I am now,” says Wallace, a mother of three, who has spent…

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Introducing OYA App: Opening Doors for Women Owned Businesses – Women in Business Article

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I am a strong advocate of supporting women owned businesses. And why wouldn’t I be? Women have the power to send a strong message that we are in this together. Sister, I’ve got your back! With many excellent providers of the products and services we need, why not be involved in an initiative that give women a leg up? That’s why I’m excited to tell you about a new app…

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Take The Lead » Fighting For Female Vets: Founder Models Strength, Courage – Women in Business Article

Jas Boothe, founder of A Final Salute, is on a mission to help female homeless vets. Jas Boothe says she owes her winning attitude of bravery and strength to the military. And her mission to help female veterans was born of her  own experience. A veteran with more than 17 years of service, Boothe is founder and president of A Final Salute, a nonprofit serving more than 5,000 homeless female veterans and their families in 30 states since 2010. She…

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4 Low-Tech Action Steps to Implement When Starting a New Business – Women in Business Article

Business development and growth is a long-term project. The first thing a leader needs to remember when launching or growing a business is to embrace a healthy perspective and mindset. It’s all about how to use your time being productive rather than simply being busy. Being productive means that you tackled tasks that when completed, improved business in some way. Being busy sometimes is a nonproductive use of time. You should always ask yourself, “How is completing this task going…

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Let’s Put Power in the Hands of Female Entrepreneurs – Women in Business Article

According to Mr. Robert Sauer, a professor at University of London, Royal Holloway and Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies, and written for the Jerusalem Post, when women are business owners, their firms are generally smaller and are less valuable than those owned by men. Researchers have considered a number of factors that might help explain why a gender gap in entrepreneurship might emerge. The possible explanations include gender-specific approaches to balancing career and family, different choices of business sector in which…

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Let’s Put Power in the Hands of Female Entrepreneurs – Women in Business Article

According to Mr. Robert Sauer, a professor at University of London, Royal Holloway and Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies, and written for the Jerusalem Post, when women are business owners, their firms are generally smaller and are less valuable than those owned by men. Researchers have considered a number of factors that might help explain why a gender gap in entrepreneurship might emerge. The possible explanations include gender-specific approaches to balancing career and family, different choices of business sector in which…

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Why You Should Be WBENC Certified – Women in Business Article

Certification and membership in the The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a ‘must have’ for women business owners.  Being WBENC certified is a guarantee that your business is woman-owned, which helps to gain competitive advantage with those looking for supplier diversity.  Plus, you can reap additional benefits by taking your certification one step further. In this video I discuss the importance of being a certified member of WBENC and how to use your certification to your company’s advantage.    Benefits…

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Award Gender Gaps and Why Entering Contests Is Still Worth It – Women in Business Article

Amy Guth, executive director of the Midwest Independent Film Festival, at the annual Best of The Midwest Awards Gala. (Photo by Brissa Del Mar @ Breeze Art Creatives) Most of us have been watching the red carpet and acceptance speeches at the Golden Globes, SAG awards and are awaiting the Oscars. As we are deep into awards season for entertainment, it has us wondering if all those industry competitions in just about every field imaginable are really worth the effort,…

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Which Countries Are Leading the Way with Female Entrepreneurs? – Women in Business Article

To create a list of the countries with the most female business owners, the CEOWORLD magazine reviewed the data from Mastercard’s Index of Women Entrepreneurs to find out which countries are leading the way when it comes to women-owned businesses. The findings show that while the U.S. has the right conditions for female-owned businesses to thrive, women in America’s motivation to start and run a business is low as compared to the countries with high index score. Interestingly enough, Ghana…

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Which Countries Are Leading the Way with Female Entrepreneurs? – Women in Business Article

To create a list of the countries with the most female business owners, the CEOWORLD magazine reviewed the data from Mastercard’s Index of Women Entrepreneurs to find out which countries are leading the way when it comes to women-owned businesses. The findings show that while the U.S. has the right conditions for female-owned businesses to thrive, women in America’s motivation to start and run a business is low as compared to the countries with high index score. Interestingly enough, Ghana…

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Can You Keep A Secret? – Women in Business Article

Are you a trustworthy leader who can keep info confidential? The fates of corporations, organizations and individuals sometimes rest on leaked information. We’re not talking here about inside intel on nefarious actions such as sexual harassment, violence, data breaching or anything illegal. This is about confidential personal information you may share or a colleague may share with you. Can you keep a secret? Can you be trusted? According to CNBC, research from New York University finds that for women leaders,…

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The Most Zen Morning Routine for Entrepreneurs – Women in Business Article

Welcome back to the second installment of our IGTV Morning Ritual series! If you don’t already know: I’m completely obsessed with learning the morning rituals of some of the most brilliant entrepreneurs and creators on the planet — which is why I’m so excited to introduce you to my friend Mariana Grace. Mariana is a hypnotherapist and founder of Architect Your Mind Blueprint who does incredible work helping entrepreneurs rewire their subconscious minds through coaching, hypnosis, and shamanic yoga.…

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A Morning Dream Routine for Entrepreneurs With Jim Kwik – Women in Business Article

“I think I had a dream last night?” “Oh my gosh you were in my dream last night — it was so weird!” “I kept having the weirdest dreams last night, I don’t know why…” We all sleep, we all dream. It’s your brain continuing to problem-solve and reflect on the day, wayyy after you’ve crashed. As entrepreneurs, our sleep is crucial. Why? Because although we’re not technically working after we drift off — our brain still is. As many…

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