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Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Join a Startup

Beyond the glitz and hype, a new businesses may present a certain gritty reality. Steer clear if you're not prepared.

5 Essential Steps to Achieving Balance as a Mom Running a Business

Yearning for a better mix between professional and personal life as a parent? Some find the answer in overseeing a business.

How Dell's Entrepreneur-In-Residence Wants to Empower a Billion Women

Ingrid Vanderveldt had a dream to empower 1 billion women by 2020. Dell helped her take that goal to a global level.

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.

What My Mom Taught Me About Being a Female Entrepreneur

The co-founder of Zady discusses how her mother's advice has helped get her through some of the bumps in the startup road -- especially when dealing with gender bias.

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.

Franchise Players: How This Mom Joined an Industry Dominated by Men

Being one of the few women in the house-painting business hasn't scared off this ProTect Painters franchisee.

Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle

After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.

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.

How a 'Yes' Mentality Helped Turn 'Yes to' Into a Major Beauty Brand

Joy Chen, CEO of the company behind the Yes to Carrots and Yes to Tomatoes beauty lines, shares her experience turning the once unprofitable company into a fast-growing brand.

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.

'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry

There is still a staggering low number of female founders in the tech industry. Here is some advice on how ladies can get started.

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?

One woman has found success hosting business meetings at nail salons.

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.

Slideshow: The Rise of Stiletto Networks - Top 5 Women's Power Circles

As Women’s History Month kicks off, we profile a women's movement lurking beneath the scenes across several industries -- including the startup world.

Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise

Rissy Sutherland played the field in the franchise industry, before becoming COO of Honest-1 Auto Care.

Franchise Players: This Repair Technician Proves Any Time Can Be Right to Start Your Business

Jeanne Lemieux worked as a technician for 26 years before opening up her own Mr. Appliance franchise. Here's what she learned.

Franchise Players: Two Men and a Truck's First Franchisee Reflects on 27 Years in Franchising

Two Men and a Truck is built on a family of female entrepreneurs. Here’s what the first franchisee (and the founder's daughter) has learned.

Franchise Players: A Franchisee Follows In the Footsteps of Her Grandmother

Alicia Sorber Gallegos talks working as a Two Men and a Truck franchisee—a company founded by her grandmother.

Franchise Players: One Woman's Long Journey to Become a Sylvan Learning Center Franchisee

Once, Hillary Malone Tilton was a student at Sylvan Learning Center. Today, she runs 13 locations.

POLL: Would You Buy Entrepreneur Barbie, or Is She Hardly a Good Example?

Barbie is now an entrepreneur. But what business is she running? Would you invest?

Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie

At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss.

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.

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