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By The NWBC Council THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL ISSUES POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS ON INVESTMENT IN WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES WASHINGTON, D.C., January 16, 2020 – In its new Annual Report, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) has issued policy recommendations on angel investment tax

Ditch the Funnel and Build Better Relationships with Consumers and Teams

Lisa Bragg, CEO & Founder of MediaFace I don’t need to ask you if you’ve heard of the funnel before – of course you have. Called the “marketing funnel” or “sales funnel,” it’s a model for how customers interact with

Founder Comes Full Circle By Joining The VC Firm That Funded Her Startup

By Geri Stengel, Forbes I interviewed Ilana Stern in 2014 after she had closed a $9 million Series A venture capital round for Weddington Way. The startup is a direct-to-consumer brand that creates a personal, multi-channel shopping experience for millennials

How To Amplify The Voices Of Women Entrepreneurs

By Serenity Gibbons, Forbes Pregnancy isn’t exactly a contagious disease. However, you might not know that from the way society has treated working women. In defiance of this bias, Amy Nelson, founder of co-working network Riveter, recently used social media to buck the “hide

More U.S. Companies Placing More Women on Boards

By Corporate Women Directors International Overall Percentage of Women Directors of 200 largest companies globally only increases slightly to 22.4% While the percentage of women board directors serving European companies remains higher than on boards of U.S. companies, the number

Entrepreneur Builds Beauty Business By Building On Beauty Rituals

By Geri Stengel, Forbes Adiya Dixon Wiggins loves beauty rituals. It’s not just about looking good. It’s about feeling good. This was instilled in her at a very early age. “I grew up spending my summers with my grandmother in

Five Reasons To Work For A Woman-Owned Small Business

By Kathy Miller Perkins, Forbes Have you taken stock lately of where work fits into your priorities? Our jobs represent a more significant proportion of our life than any other single endeavor. No wonder we want our work to be

Assessing the Translatability of Your Content

By Eriksen Translations, founded by WPEO-NY WBE Vigdis Eriksen Your team has been working hard developing strong, effective copy for your global communication plan. Now it’s time for translation. Everyone is eager to see the project through to completion, and

Women’s representation on boards reaches a milestone

By Anne Stych, BizWomen Women now hold more than 20 percent of the board seats at the top 3,000 publicly-traded companies, an achievement that reaches the goal set by national advocacy group 2020 Women on Boards a year early. Data governance company Equilar

8 Female Executives On The Habits They Gave Up

By Lindsay Tigar, Fast Company There are many theories about how long it takes to form a habit. Some say 21 days. Others argue it’s more like 60, or more. Whatever the case, some aspects of our routine are beneficial to