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Women Entrepreneurs Thrive Managing Talented Teams and Balancing Many Investors

By Richard A. Devine & Siri Terjesen, The Conversation Only a handful of the top companies in the U.S. are led by a woman. Efforts to change that and promote more women into positions of leadership have relied primarily on questions of

To See More Women in Leadership Roles, Here’s What Needs to Happen

By Kimberly Zhang, Entrepreneur What better way to shatter a glass ceiling than by leaving the atmosphere altogether? The first all-woman spacewalk this March is a testament to just how far we’ve come. Down on Earth, though, we still have a long

5 Things No One Tells You When You Become An Entrepreneur

By Stephanie Burns, ForbesWomen When I became an entrepreneur, I distinctly remember thinking, “I had no idea I would be writing this much. My main job function is writing.” I was in the thick of creating Chic CEO, a website  designed

Supplier Diversity Benefits Both Small and Large Businesses

By Geri Stengel, Forbes Want a more resilient vibrant economy? Diversity is key to achieving this goal. It helps companies earn more and employ more while increasing profits and innovation. It’s not just about attracting a mix of employees. It’s

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

By Sunnie Giles, Harvard Business Review What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a

Momentum Is Finally Building For Women Entrepreneurs — Let’s Keep It Rolling

By Alison Gutterman, Forbes As challenging as it can be for modern businesswomen to snag capital, they have a serious head start when compared to female entrepreneurs of past generations. Congress didn’t pass the Women’s Business Ownership Act until the late

The Value of Investing in Female Founders

By Falon Fatemi, Forbes The data is all too real and familiar. When it comes to raising capital, males consistently outperform females. According to research by All Raise, only 15% of venture capital funding is allocated to female founders. What’s more troubling,

Black Female Founders Face Constant Rejection. They’re Thriving Anyway.

By Monique Greenwood, Entrepreneur Most women under the age of, say, 45 dread a particular time of the month. (Fellas, stay with me.) So, Arion Long, an African American millennial out of the Washington, D.C., area, came up with the

New York City Is Opening Doors With $35 Million For Women Entrepreneurs And Makers

By Geri Stengel, ForbesWomen Between 1972 — the first year the Census Bureau began tracking the gender of business owners — and 2018, women-owned businesses have grown from representing 5% of all business to 40%, according to American Express 2018 State

How Women Entrepreneurs are Redefining Managing their Wealth

By Geri Stengel, ForbesWomen Women are increasingly striking out on their own and finding success as entrepreneurs. Between 2007 and 2018, the growth rate of women-owned businesses generating revenues of more than $1 million outpaced the rate of businesses in general: 46%