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Sarah J. Robbins

Sarah J. Robbins is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor and the co-author of Keeping Hope Alive: One Woman -- 90,000 Lives Changed (Grand Central, 2013). Her work has appeared in Newsweek, Glamour, Marie Claire, Real Simple, and Publishers Weekly magazines, among others. She coordinates Glamour magazine's annual Women of the Year Fund initiative and is the former managing director of Girls Write Now Inc., a New York-based mentoring program. She is also an adjunct professor with the Bard Prison Initiative, a program that helps incarcerated men and women earn a Bard College degree while serving their sentences.

10 Recent Stories

At CGI America, a 'Shark Tank' for Entrepreneur Development

The high-growth entrepreneurship working group pitched ideas 'Shark Tank' style about new ways to create healthy ecosystems that foster the growth of start-ups.
July 10, 2013 in Startup Basics
Women Entrepreneurs Becoming Force in the Developing World

Women Entrepreneurs Becoming Force in the Developing World

From India to Turkey, women are poised to transform local economies around the world. Here's a look at how they're faring.
June 24, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Clinton Global Initiative Aims to Boost U.S. Economy Through Entrepreneurship

Clinton Global Initiative Aims to Boost U.S. Economy Through Entrepreneurship

The two-day event, featuring Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie, seeks to promote high-growth entrepreneurship and small-business development.
June 13, 2013 in Leadership
Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Elizabeth Gore discusses the evolution of the group's strategy to partner with entrepreneurs.
June 12, 2013 in Leadership
How to Become a Media Darling

How to Become a Media Darling

A spot on a major media outlet's ranking can spell big-time exposure for an entrepreneur. Here's how to turn the heads of the editors who create them.
June 6, 2013 in Marketing Basics
A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

The 'Pay it Forward' campaign aims to support one million aspiring women entrepreneurs by 2015.
June 3, 2013 in Leadership
Multinationals Turn to Entrepreneurs for a Foothold in Emerging Markets

Multinationals Turn to Entrepreneurs for a Foothold in Emerging Markets

Helping entrepreneurs in far-flung markets is often more than just a corporate social responsibility initiative. It can be good business.
May 31, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today

Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today

With the discussion of women in the workplace still making headlines, we asked young women entrepreneurs to sound off on their experiences in the mostly male-dominated world of entrepreneurship.
April 29, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries

Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries

With a low-cost technology, 21-year-old Eden Full seeks to make solar energy more efficient and affordable.
April 18, 2013 in Success Stories
Dell's Women's Entrepreneur Network Heads to Turkey?

Dell's Women's Entrepreneur Network Heads to Turkey?

Why the computer giant has set its sights on women entrepreneurs -- and what it hopes to accomplish in Istanbul this June.
November 30, 2012 in Exploring New Markets