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Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick

Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick

Three things that will transform any woman into an entrepreneur.
You'll Never Guess Where Female Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise (Infographic)

You'll Never Guess Where Female Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise (Infographic)

Businesses owned by women are booming in the South. Check out this infographic to see how your state matches up.
Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs

Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs

A confab that drew lots of youthful women in business provides lessons on how to tailor your event to attract millennials.
When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice

When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice

The co-founder of ethical fashion startup Zady opens up about how her mother's insight has helped her decision-making process.
3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.
Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.

Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.

As of late, there has been a lot of news about female employees at startups. Here are a few reason to get women on board.
Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?

Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?

Lean In, Girl Scouts of the USA and others are partnering up to bring Sheryl Sandberg's message of empowered female leadership to playgrounds and classrooms.
Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?

Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?

One woman has found success hosting business meetings at nail salons.
Women Win in the Classroom, Struggle in the Boardroom (Infographic)

Women Win in the Classroom, Struggle in the Boardroom (Infographic)

Ahead of International Women's Day, here's a look at where women have made improvements and where they are still falling a step behind.
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, being a woman entrepreneur in the tech community has its perks. Here are a few lessons I have learned about how to capitalize on being a female entrepreneur.
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.
Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy

Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy

The founder of Adafruit Industries offers insights into how she managed to build a small empire from castaway Altoid tins and other common household items -- and secure the title of Entrepreneur of 2012.
Women Entrepreneurs: Still a Long Way to Go, Baby

Women Entrepreneurs: Still a Long Way to Go, Baby

Women-owned businesses may represent a big source of potential growth for the U.S. economy and jobs.
Learning to Network: Organized Study vs. Winging It

Learning to Network: Organized Study vs. Winging It

Do men and women network in different ways? Here's a look at the ways in which each sex approaches it.
Trend Watch: You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down

Trend Watch: You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down

As women continue to launch companies at a rate exceeding the national average, here's a look into the growth trends of their enterprises.
Cherie Blair Launches Program for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Cherie Blair Launches Program for Emerging Entrepreneurs

The U.K.'s Cherie Blair aims to help the 'missing middles' -- female business owners in developing nations who need help in scaling their growing companies.
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Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination?

Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination?

Many women-led business owners still spar in a battle of the sexes. Here are three of their stories.

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