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Pioneering Sustainable Fashion Trends

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 06.06.2016 | Style
Umar Zulqarnain

This is the first article in my startup series. I will be publishing articles on notable startups, I will be conducting interviews with notable founde...

The Art of Asking

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Bhavani Esapathi

At a time when we're hyperconnected with each other only separated by 3.57 degrees, you would think it's easier for artists and creative people to leverage technology for their own practices. However, we're left unaided with misguided realities around who and how to build meaningful relationships with those around us.

When Quitting Isn't an Option

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 02.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

At the end of each week I tell myself I could have never imagined it would be this difficult or I could never have imagined it would be this easy. Either way, I persevere because that's what it takes to make something out of nothing.

Startup Founders: Hold Onto Your Innocence

Tammy Leigh Kahn | Posted 02.16.2016 | Technology
Tammy Leigh Kahn

Recently I've been thinking about startups on their journey from idea to funding to hopefully scale. And how all the buzzwords, rituals, and competition (or perceived competition among startups as a sector) all contribute to the loss of innocence for any startup.

The Goldilocks Syndrome and Why Women Run Smaller Companies

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

Ask women why they started a business and the most frequent responses are a desire for work-life balance, self-fulfillment or job satisfaction, accord...

Going Against the Flow: Craig Newmark and Allyson Kapin

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.17.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Craig Newmark is the founder of Craigslist and Craigconnects. Allyson Kapin has founded Women Who Tech and Rad Campaign. They are committed to leveraging technology for philanthropy and social good.

What Every Mom/Startup Founder Can Learn From Having a C-Section Without Anesthesia

Renee Dua | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Renee Dua

As I think about my son just inches away from being born, I decide to let go of the pain. These final moments of pregnancy suddenly turn from struggle to joy.

Empowering Survivor Communities Through Commerce

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

Economic empowerment is a commonly used term these days. Programs upon programs are developed and implemented with the hopes of providing disadvantaged populations with the necessary tools, skills, and resources that will allow them to improve their economic conditions.

Taking Action to Fund Women-Led Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

It's about time that we invest more in women-led startups. There's talk about how we need to #changetheratio, but talk's not enough. There's gotta be action that disrupts the tech sector. Today, I'm partnering with Women Who Tech to launch the first-ever Women Startup Challenge.

TuesdayNights With Laura Klein

Lauren Rotman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Lauren Rotman

Laura Klein - the co-founder of Organic Authority is a trained chef, and healthy living expert who has been featured on CNN and Oprah.com.

3 Ways to Love Investing & Giving

Kelly Keenan Trumpbour | Posted 02.01.2015 | Small Business
Kelly Keenan Trumpbour

It may be counterintuitive and unglamorous in the world of sexy startups and high-stakes buyouts, but it's also my truth: The spirit of giving over the holidays is what led me to the world of investing.

5 Startup Secrets For Women

Susan Liang | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Susan Liang

You'll never know what you're capable of until you take yourself not just to the edge, but jump off of it entirely. Take a risk on yourself: go after your dream and dream big while you're at. Go big or go home.

Women in Tech: We Are More Than Just Beauty Companies

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Scarlett Sieber

I urge everyone to think about women in tech differently and realize the true potential that is half of the world's population. Do you know other rock star women entrepreneurs who are breaking boundaries?

Going Against the Flow: Soraya Darabi, Co-CEO and Cofounder of Zady

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.19.2014 | Style
Charu Sharma

Soraya Darabi is the co-founder of Zady, a mission-driven brand described best as "The Whole Foods of Fashion."

Energy Excelerator's New Space Brings New Energy

Jason Rushin | Posted 11.24.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

In Hawaii, everyone feels the pain of high energy costs, so we're very amenable to being early adopters of new technologies and ideas, such as residential solar.

Leaving a Six-Figure Salary to Start a Company Instead

Aileen Gemma Smith | Posted 09.15.2014 | Small Business
Aileen Gemma Smith

"We don't have a usual mom." My teenage sons give this response with a degree of pride and humor. They were first ones I thought of when I decided formally to leave six-figure work and create my own path instead.

Following in the Footsteps of Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer

Karin Klein | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Karin Klein

It was an auspicious start for women in technology, but unfortunately, more than 170 years later, women remain woefully under-represented in technology and little funding is steered toward them.

9 Beauty Mistakes You Never Have To Make Again

Posted 11.21.2013 | Style

We’ve all had those moments: you find a genius new beauty trick and think: “What did I do before this?” And then you look at old photos of yours...

'To Thine Own Self Be True' Says (and Lives) New Mag

Jane Mosbacher Morris | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Jane Mosbacher Morris

Maintaining personal conviction and resisting outside pressures are no easy tasks, not to mention from potential financiers with checkbooks.

The Art of Falling Gracefully

Jessica Bishop | Posted 08.09.2013 | Small Business
Jessica Bishop

I fall down. A lot. But, in the process of founding two companies, I've learned a little secret: If you want to be the founder of a successful startup, there is nothing more important than resilience.

In Business and in Health: Running a Business With Your Spouse

Nusha Balyan | Posted 06.05.2013 | Small Business
Nusha Balyan

Going into business with the person that you married may seem like a great idea but it doesn't always end up in happily ever after. Some recent high profile divorces and business splits may make you think twice before you tie the co-working knot.

The Smart Money Is On These Five Women

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 01.31.2013 | Technology

It's good business to invest in women. Women lead less than 7 percent of venture-backed startups, yet there are more women in senior positions at ...

Women and the Changing Face of Technology

Ash Kumra | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
Ash Kumra

More and more women are being noticed as developers in the technology space, from Silicon Valley to Silicon Prairie to nearly every major metropolitan area -- making the actual product, coding, and hacking.

Add Women, Remove the Risk: Why Women Should Have a Place in Your Investment Portfolio

Linda Miller | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business
Linda Miller

What do women bring to the table that makes their companies more likely to thrive? Is it just about women, or particular kinds of women? Are women a sign of something bigger at work in a company's culture?

Big Choices and Dreaming Big: The Women Tech Founders of DEMO 2012

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Julie Kantor

Lights, camera, action! DEMO 2012 in Silicon Valley was sensational. Launch day for a new company unspools like a 24-hour rollercoaster ride and our team returned to Washington, DC sleep deprived, technology addicted, and ready to try out a dozen new web and social innovations.