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  1. Top Woman Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter

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    Did you know March is Women’s History month? It’s true! And with 8.1 million women-owned businesses in the U.S, accounting for more than $1.2 trillion in revenues and an estimated 15.3 million new jobs by 2018, we thought it was certainly worth celebrating. In honor of Women’s History month, we pulled together a must-follow list […]

  2. Roundup: 20 Reads for Women Entrepreneurs, Part I

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    According to one study from the Center for Women’s Business Research, approximately 40 percent of private businesses in the U.S. are women-owned. And many of these women are thriving beyond their careers. They’re having children, getting married, taking family vacations, and redefining the art of “having it all.” Any woman entrepreneur will tell you, however, that […]

  3. Parenthood Redefined: The Enterprise of Mom Blogging

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    More than 10 years ago, Heather Armstrong launched a blog to joke about pop culture, her job, and life as a single woman. As the years passed, she got married, had kids, suffered from extreme postpartum depression, dealt with broken washing machines, decorated her home, cleaned spit-up, changed diapers, and wrote about it all. Over […]

  4. Roundup: 20 Rockstar Startups with Awesome Female Founders, Part 1

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    The startup scene is filled with some seriously cool business concepts that are redefining the future of tech. Women are an invaluable part of leading some of today’s coolest up-and-coming organizations, and they are driving innovation in some of the most creative ways imaginable. In celebration of the great minds, leadership and creativity of today’s […]

  5. Women In Tech: Up & Coming Female Entrepreneurs

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    The shortage of female entrepreneurs and executives has long been lamented by business and academic leaders. As Harvard researcher Vivek Wadhwa told BusinessWeek in February 2010, there has never been a female Wall Street CEO. According to Dun & Bradstreet data from 2004 (the most recent available), only 19% of the 237,843 firms founded that […]

  6. Round Up for Women: 9 Blogs to Grow Your Career

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    The business world can be tough to navigate. You might be feeling lost, frustrated, or confused about new directions to pursue. That’s okay — it’s normal and there are plenty of resources out there to fuel your career advancement and help you cultivate your leadership skills. We know what you’re thinking, that type of reading is […]

  7. Roundup: 20 Reads for Women Entrepreneurs, Part II

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    Last week we launched Part I of this article which focused on running a business while being a mom and tips on finding a mentor.  This week’s topics are growing into a leader and defeating stereotypes – important topics for any entrepreneur! So, how do women overcome the odds, defeat stereotypes and increase their presence […]

  8. The Rise and Necessity of Mompreneurs

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    Perhaps this proverb says it best: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Women leaving their jobs to have children and opting to start their own business is a growing trend. Don’t mistake this for a short-lived fad like leg warmers and perms.  Today, mompreneurs play a strong and definitive role in the world of entrepreneurship. According […]

  9. Roundup: 20 More Rockstar Startups with Awesome Female Founders, Part 2

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    From high tech to finance, medicine, and e-commerce, women have built some exceptional companies in all industries imaginable. “The particular qualities of women’s leadership take on a new significance and a new power in today’s world. I believe that the strengths women possess and the behaviors that set them apart will lead us forward in […]

  10. Boston. The Destination for Female Entrepreneurs #WLF11

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    This post was written by our Online Marketing Manager, Casie Gillette. I attended The Successful You: Women’s Leadership Forum yesterday in Cambridge and sat in on the session “Boston. The Destination for Female Entrepreneurs”. The panel featured four Boston-area women involved in the entrepreneurial community – Stephanie Kaplan, CEO of Her Campus Media, Jennifer Lum, […]