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A Guide to Maternity Leave for Entrepreneurs
Parenting

A Guide to Maternity Leave for Entrepreneurs

Nurture both babies at once with a bit of planning, foresight and a team you can trust and rely upon.
Maggie Lord
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4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan
Startup Basics

4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan

Two young women recount the lessons they learned from starting their social media-marketing agency.
Courtney Spritzer and Stephanie Abrams
Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick
Women Entrepreneurs

Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick

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

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.
Kate Taylor
Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs
Conferences

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.
Rebekah Epstein
When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice
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
Venture Capital

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

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.
Rebecca Miller-Webster
Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?
Leadership

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.
Nina Zipkin
Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?
Women Entrepreneurs

Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities
Entrepreneurs

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.
Deena Varshavskaya
Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today
Entrepreneurs

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.
Sarah J. Robbins
Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy
Starting a Business

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.
Diana Ransom