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Thursday, December 21, 2017

This Mother and Daughter Team Have Made Quite a "Snap" in the Multi-Billion Dollar Hair Accessory Industry

Rozalynn and Gabrielle Goodwin, founders of GabbyBows
Rozalynn Goodwin and her 10-year old daughter, Gabrielle, are the founders of a company called GaBBYBows that has won international attention for creating the first of its kind, double faced, double snap barrette hair accessory! Rozalynn says it all began with a simple Twitter rant, her pastor’s gentle nudging and a “broken record in pig tails” that kept losing her bows during recess.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

How One Farm Girl Turned Flowers into a $10 Million Empire

Christina Stembel, founder of Farmgirl Flowers
A dream, hard work, determination and tough decisions turned Christina Stembel, a former farm girl, into a successful entrepreneur with an empire has grown to $10 million in annual revenue. Her company, Farmgirl Flowers, sells U.S. grown flowers made into bouquets that appeal to a younger audience. Her farming background in rural Indiana inspired her to be loyal to American farmers by buying U.S. grown flowers.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Patented Vending Machines and Kiosks Let You Pay With Your Face

Dawn Dickson, a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience, is the mastermind behind the vending machines and kiosks that allow customers to pay with their face. She initially started out as a hardware manufacturer to build vending machines for her shoe brand, but other entrepreneurs started asking her to franchise and sell the machines directly to them.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

This Woman-Owned Apparel Company Has 2.2 Million Customers, Made $50 Million Last Year, and Is Going Public

Katrina Lake, founder of Stitch FixKatrina Lake, CEO of Stitch Fix, founded her company in 2011 and since then has built it into a $50 million enterprise. The San Francisco-based company plans to go public and raise $100 million in its IPO. The company is a unique subscription-based clothing, shoes and accessories company that ships items chosen by a personal clothing consultant who identifies each customer's personal style and budget.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Meet Vanessa Morrison -- the New President of Fox (Fox Family Movies, That Is!)

Vanessa Morrison, president of Fox Family Movies
Twentieth Century Fox Film (TCFF) has announced that Vanessa Morrison will now serve as President of Fox Family, a newly-created division within TCFF that will develop and produce films aimed specifically at family audiences. The announcement was made jointly by Chairman and CEO, Stacey Snider, and Vice Chairman Emma Watts.


Top Business Women Events & Workshops:
Every year, hundreds of local, national and international events are held around the world for business women and entrepreneurs. These events include conferences, expos, workshops, seminars and more. And, the mission is always the same: to help women and girls to become more successful in business. [Find an event to attend...]




Top Business Women Facts & Statistics:
Women-owned businesses in the United States continue to grow at a faster rate then any other demographic. Not only that, women-owned businesses are generating more revenue, hiring more employees, and contributing more to the national economy. Remarkably, the growth is not just in one state or city, but all over the country amongst all ethnic groups. Women have truly proven themselves to be talented and intelligent business owners. [Get the facts...]




Top Business Women Organizations:
There are many organizations and foundations that help women. Usually, their goal is to help women attend college, get a job, get free daycare, and/or deal with emotional or physical abuse. However, there are also many organizations that empower women to start successful businesses. Typically, they offer professional networking, education and training, and/or business facilities or centers that can be used. [Find the right organization for you...]




Top Publications For Professional Women:
Reading is a great way to educate many people all at once. Because of this, many publications are dedicated to helping and inspiring women in business. In fact, there are quite a few magazines, newsletters, blogs, and even books that all aim to be powerful resources to sustain women entrepreneurs. [Find a publication that meets your needs...]




Top Grants & Other Funding Options for Woman-Owned Companies:
Funding and raising capital has always been a huge challenge for women-owned businesses. Because of gender discrimination, unfair business practices, and other factors, many women around the world struggle to raise much-needed capital, to start a new business, and/or to keep the business they have afloat. [Get funded...]



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