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Women Entrepreneurs: Here’s How to Meet Your Growth Goals This Year

In 2017, less than half of women business owners expected their revenue to increase over the year ahead. But in 2018, it seems their confidence has increased alongside the amount of money they expect...

Top investment lawyer presents ‘a new mindset’ on women and leadership

At one point Diane Ambler ’71 started writing a book, a memoir of sorts. Every chapter began with a quotation of something that somebody had said to her. But there was a hitch. Some of it was...

8 Successful Ecommerce Startups Founded by Females

Despite the fact that startups with all female founders receive only 2 percent of total venture capital investments, tenacious women are still achieving success in ecommerce. Many of them worked for other ecommerce companies...

WOMEN’S REPRESENTATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ‘STUCK IN THE PAST

New Fawcett Society analysis of council elections in May 2018 reveals that 100 years after women first won the right to vote, 97% of councils are male dominated and there has been virtually no...

Struggles Of The Modern Woman

As 21st century women we face a wide variety of difficulties, but we can't allow them to dictate our lives A great deal is expected of the modern woman, not all of which is simultaneously...

Goals, budgets and progress reports needed to boost women in engineering

The engineering industry needs to change the conversation around gender equity, says Wiebke Toussaint, a data scientist at the University of Cape Town and co-founder of Engineers Without Borders South Africa. She spoke to Fin24...

No women, no progress, development experts warn

Inequality in development presents a "grave challenge to progress" and could fuel extremism By Emma Batha LONDON, Sept 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gender inequality is one of the greatest barriers to human development progress, U.N....

Female airline pilots: The country with the most women pilots will surprise you

  Female airline pilots: The country with the most women pilots will surprise you Air India had an all-women crew fly its record-breaking round-the-world route, Delhi-San Francisco-Delhi on International Women's Day in 2017. Photo: AP In 2012 India...

The Girl Whose Smile Is Changing the World

Her name is Ileana. She was born and raised in a trash dump community in Managua, Nicaragua. Literally, a trash dump. Colorful garbage aflame and smoky. That was her playground. Her front yard. Along...

The Passion Plays That Spark The Activism Of Modern Female Filmmakers

As I was watching the trailer for STILL, a film about a young woman in an abusive relationship that is directed by 22-year-old Slater Jewell-Kemker, I started to think about what drives young filmmakers to...