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News and Inspirational Stories About Amazing Business Women:

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.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

How One Powerful Businesswoman is Fighting to End The Silent Terrorist: Cyber Rape

Darieth Chisolm, founder of 50 Shades of Silence
Imagine waking up one day to find nude pictures and videos of you online. Images that you weren’t aware existed, did not approve of and have no control of removing. The person who committed this atrocious act, you once lived with and loved, lives in a different country and wants to humiliate you and destroy your reputation - and no legislation can ensure those pictures are removed.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Meet Kristina Kern, Single Mompreneur and Owner of the Nation’s First Gourmet Popcorn Food Truck

Kristina Kern, founder of Stella's PopKern food truck in Washington, DC
Kristina Kern, with more than 20 years’ experience as a high-end catering professional, did not take a traditional road towards entrepreneurship. A convergence of life-changing events happened that created the impetus for Stella*s PopKern. After bringing in more than $2.5 million in sales at a highly respected corporate catering company, she was unexpectedly fired due to corporate politics.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Meet the Woman Who Has Been Running a $2.8 Billion Business For Almost 30 Years!

Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder of Act 1 Group
Janice Bryant Howroyd is a North Carolina native who left her hometown in 1976 with just $900. In 1978, she founded Act 1 Group - which is now the largest privately held, woman-owned workforce solutions company based in the U.S. Her company generates billions of dollars in annual revenue, has offices in 19 countries with over 17,000 clients, and has more than 2,800 employees worldwide.


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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