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Nusha Balyan is a multimedia journalist and the associate web producer for The Story Exchange, a digital project that inspires women to start their own business. Her previous work includes producing radio stories for NPR’s Latino USA, web producing for the Futuro Media Group, as well as assisting on TV shoots and stories for BBC World News America and PBS’s Need to Know. Nusha has a Master’s degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is fully bilingual in English and Bulgarian.

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Fostering Female Social Entrepreneurs

(1) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 12:10 PM

2013-12-18-Servane_Mouazan1.jpgWhen Servane Mouazan started a network 12 years ago for those in social entrepreneurship -- then just a nascent field -- she noticed something interesting: Only women were signing up.

Women, she observed, seemed to have a profound interest in businesses...

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Kathryn Minshew: Helping Women Find Their Muse

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2013 | 5:32 PM

Just two years ago Kathryn Minshew set out on a path to help young women find their true passions and career aspirations. Together with two of her friends, she launched The Daily Muse, an online career advice platform.

Today the website averages an impressive one million visitors per...

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

(5) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 5:52 PM

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.

Take the nasty break up between fashion...

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What Your Clothes Say About You and Your Business

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 11:33 AM

Every entrepreneur knows the importance of looking presentable and professional, but do you know how to "wear your business on your sleeve?"

According to Sheila P. Coates, founder of BYOB (Be Your Own Brand), clothes speak volumes without saying a word. It's that subconscious message they send to...

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Women in Business: Tips on How to Look Stylish and Professional

(4) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 4:20 PM

First impressions are crucial, especially when you're trying to get potential investors on your side. And when you walk into that all-important pitch meeting, the first thing everyone sees, before you even open your mouth, is the way you're dressed.

Sheila P. Coates, head of Be Your...

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One Tough Woman You AUTO Know

(1) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 3:40 PM

Everyone who's owned a car remembers their very first one -- the pride, the happiness, the sense of owning something big. No matter how old or rundown it is -- it's yours! It's your vehicle to freedom. At least that's how I felt when I got my first car in...

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Yale Student Brings Jobs and Self-Esteem to Guatemalan Women

(1) Comments | Posted July 20, 2012 | 10:45 PM

In 2004 Ruth DeGolia traveled to Guatemala to conduct research for her Yale thesis on the effects of globalization in a country torn apart by civil war. While DeGolia had traveled to Guatemala in the past, this time, she met women whose stories of courage and determination changed her life...

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