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4 Passionate Tips for Growing a Successful Business
Growth Strategies

4 Passionate Tips for Growing a Successful Business

Work hard, stay focused and never forget the passion that gets you to where you want to be.
Claudia Chan
How This Produce Pioneer Popularized the Kiwi and Forever Changed the American Palate
Entrepreneurs

How This Produce Pioneer Popularized the Kiwi and Forever Changed the American Palate

Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan fears no fruit. The 91-year-old entrepreneur smashed the gender barrier in the old boys club of produce and brought some 200 unusual edibles out of obscurity and onto our plates.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Access Is the Key to Women's Equality in the Workforce
Women in Business

Why Access Is the Key to Women's Equality in the Workforce

Women need experiences, resources and support to take a seat at the table.
Christie Garton
U.S. Is No. 1 for Women Entrepreneurs, But There's Still Room for Improvement
Gender gap

U.S. Is No. 1 for Women Entrepreneurs, But There's Still Room for Improvement

Women business owners around the world face more challenges than their male counterparts, according to a new report from Dell.
Jason Fell
The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman
Currency

The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman

Set for release in 2020, the note will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
Catherine Clifford
Intel Pledges $125 Million for Startups That Back Women, Minorities
Intel

Intel Pledges $125 Million for Startups That Back Women, Minorities

This latest move follows Intel's earlier plan to spend $300 million over the next five years to improve diversity.
Are Men Better Entrepreneurs Than Women? That's the Perception.
Gender gap

Are Men Better Entrepreneurs Than Women? That's the Perception.

A big problem with the gender gap in entrepreneurship is the nagging feeling that men are better suited for it.
Scott Shane
Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital
National Small Business Week

Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital

If you're a woman who wants to start a business, don't let these obstacles stand between you and major sources of funding.
Carol Roth
Girls Just Wanna Have (Equal) Funds
Gender bias

Girls Just Wanna Have (Equal) Funds

Give women equal pay for equal work. No rocket science, no magic tricks -- it's just simply doing what's fair.
Chelsea Berler
The Model for Norman Rockwell's Iconic 'Rosie the Riveter' Painting Has Died
Obituaries

The Model for Norman Rockwell's Iconic 'Rosie the Riveter' Painting Has Died

The character, which represents the American women who entered the workforce in droves during World War II, has become a symbol of female empowerment.
Geoff Weiss
These 3 Organizations Are Working to Boost Female Entrepreneurs
Female Entrepreneurs

These 3 Organizations Are Working to Boost Female Entrepreneurs

Women remain a minority among entrepreneurs but there is increasing attention on leveling the playing field.
John Boitnott
5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment
Legal

5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment

Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
Jonathan Segal
Annie, Get Your Gun: 4 Business Lessons From a Sharpshooter
Women Entrepreneurs

Annie, Get Your Gun: 4 Business Lessons From a Sharpshooter

If you can embody Oakley's spirit in the boardroom, you'll go far.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
This Group Aims to Level the Playing Field for Men and Women Business Owners Around the World
Impact Investing

This Group Aims to Level the Playing Field for Men and Women Business Owners Around the World

Root Capital evaluates business on 8 metrics to ensure gender equality, and the results help businesses and communities at large.
Jenny Griffin