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Monday, April 15, 2019

Arianna Huffington’s Success: A Blog Turned Media Sensation

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington was born in Athens as Ariadne-Anna Stassinopoulos. She moved to England in 1966 at the age of 16 and later pursued a degree in Economics at the University of Cambridge. She found success early in her career when she was elected President of the Cambridge Union. In 1973, she wrote a book called The Female Woman, in which she shared strong opinions on feminism and what she believed to be its unintended toxic effects.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Sara Blakely: How She Built Spanx From the Ground Up

Sara Blakely

Sara Blakely transformed the way women think about not only shapewear but female entrepreneurship. She launched Spanx without advertising, marketing, outside funding, or even a business degree.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

From Actress to Entrepreneur: Kristen Bell’s New Baby Line

Kristen Bell, founder of Hello Bello

Kristen Bell is known for her strong acting chops, but this blond beauty has also made her way into the business world. As of last month, Bell has launched an affordable plant-based baby line called Hello Bello. To follow her journey towards entrepreneurship, let’s start at the beginning. Here is everything you need to know about Kristen Bell.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

This Refugee-Turned-Entrepreneur Owns 2 IHOP Restaurants, Her Own Soul Food Restaurant, and a $250 Million Real Estate Portfolio

Adenah Bayoh, owner of 2 IHOPs in New Jersey

At age 13, Adenah Bayoh escaped the civil war in her native country of Liberia, immigrated to the United States and is now one of the most successful entrepreneurs in her home state of New Jersey. She is the founder and CEO of Adenah Bayoh and Companies, which is the parent corporation that owns IHOP franchises in Newark, Paterson, and Irvington, New Jersey.

Monday, March 18, 2019

A Look at all of Joanna Gaines’ Business Ventures

Joanna Gaines, founder of Magnolia

You’ve seen her transform dozens of drab houses into enviable homes on “Fixer Upper,” but Joanna Gaines isn’t just a talented designer. She is also an extremely successful entrepreneur. While the list of Joanna Gaines’ business ventures and accomplishments is virtually endless, we tried to summarize them all in this profile.

Friday, March 8, 2019

4 Inspirational Female Entrepreneurs Who Pursued Passion


If you keep putting off starting your business - today’s the day! We’ve put together a list of some phenomenal inspirational female entrepreneurs who took the leap and witnessed spectacular success.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Successful Female Entrepreneurs Who Were Featured on Shark Tank


Shark Tank fans - are you aware that some of the most successful businesses on Shark Tank have been led by female entrepreneurs? Read about 3 of the most successful female entrepreneurs on Shark Tank, and how you can support their expanding businesses!


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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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