Chardonnay In The Conference Room: The Rampant Hypocrisy Of Women’s Initiative Programs

June 27, 2017 by

By Ellen Leikind - If you want a reason to be pissed off let’s take a look at the reality of corporate support for women’s initiative programs. I will tell you there are some good programs out there but unfortunately those are the exceptions. A client recently called me up very frustrated. "I am getting push back on our women’s event. ... [Read More]

Women-Founded Crowdfunding Platform Aims To Close Funding Gap For Women Entrepreneurs

May 18, 2017 by

Women You Should Fund is determined to leverage the power of women, an untapped and undervalued source of innovation and economic strength, to change the world. Launched by Women You Should Know (est. 2011), a leading women’s and girls’ empowerment brand founded by three-time entrepreneurs ... [Read More]

Courtney Church Discovers The Formula For Nerd-Chic With Periodically Inspired Brand

February 7, 2017 by

It was a cold Rhode Island winter in 2010 that led Courtney Church to start scanning the Periodic Table of Elements. She wasn’t looking to bone up on her chem savvy; she just had the sudden urge to try to create words and phrases using the one and two-letter abbreviations of the elements’ names. Little did she ... [Read More]

Jessica Sennett Is Turning The Cheese Industry On Its Wheels With Revolutionary Home Storage Invention

December 1, 2016 by

For the last ten years, Jessica Sennett has worked as a cheese monger and cheese maker, and to this day, the most common question the 29-year-old gets is, “How should I store my cheese?” That’s because most of us (including Jessica), at some point, have opened up the fridge to find a once delicious wedge of cheese turned ... [Read More]

The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers Introduces Us To Dame Stephanie Shirley, Digital And Entrepreneurial Pioneer

November 15, 2016 by

In its latest episode of The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers, NOVA introduces us to Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley, digital and entrepreneurial pioneer. Before Dame Stephanie Shirley, no one developed and sold computer software ... [Read More]

Entrepreneur Inspires Political Activism With VOTE 2016 Products For ‘Smart Women’

September 27, 2016 by

For the last several years we’ve had the pleasure of knowing Julie Hellwich, a hardworking entrepreneur who has been inspiring, empowering and entertaining ‘smart women’ everywhere since 1999 with her clever, witty, and oh-so-WYSKy line of Smart Women Company lifestyle products. As November 8 fast ... [Read More]

Designer Handcrafts Bags And Backpacks Out Of Wood As Unique Way To ‘Keep It All Together’

September 19, 2016 by

Inspired by nature, Merve Burma has been handcrafting the most unique bags and backpacks out of real wood since 2011. To up the awesome of her Istanbul-based woodworking brand Grav Grav, she recently added a new collection that features a whole nother layer of artistry... cross stitching. Using colorful ... [Read More]

New Collection Aims To Disrupt Gendered Fashions With Bold Suit Options For Girls

August 11, 2016 by

By Lori Day - There are lots of startups these days offering alternative clothing for children, but none that seek to bring to mainstream consumers the cool suit designs grabbing the media spotlight and making headlines today because they are being worn ... [Read More]

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