GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

Successful Women Share Their Best Career Advice

By Kate Lopaze Everyone—women, men, old, young—can use some guidance in their careers. Mentorship has long been established as a huge difference-maker, especially for people just starting out or people embarking on a new professional path. This level of support has proven especially beneficial for professional women, who do best when they’re able to get insight and advice from other…

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Using Innovation to Boost Entrepreneurship

Using Innovation to Boost Entrepreneurship Acumen

Deseye Umurhohwo, DBA, is a successful entrepreneur, She is passionate and committed to creating value through collaboration, knowledge impact, and research. She promotes innovation through the implementation of innovative techniques and models. Deseye has a solid educational background as an alumna of the University of Ibadan, Lagos Business School, and the International School of Management in Paris. Lastly, Deseye  is an experienced…

Female-Forward Razor Thrives in Male-Dominated Industry

If you’re in the market for an incredibly quality razor that also happens to be breaking down the gendered barriers in business, let me introduce you to Billie. As a female-first razor brand, Billie is dedicated to creating their product designs, branding and more through the lens of the female gaze, rather than the male. The women’s shaving and body brand was birthed in reaction to the…

Philanthropist, Ivy McGregor, On Longevity In Business

In business, profit is usually the primary goal, and for good reason. A company that doesn’t make money won’t last long. But over the last decade, more businesses have reached beyond the bottomline to find ways to give back to the communities they serve. From charitable foundations to eco-friendly initiatives, businesses big and small are committing to corporate social responsibility…

3 Ways Sophia Hutchins Disrupted An Age-Old Industry

The most well-publicized startups these days are in the technology sector. In fact, recent economic studies show that U.S.-based tech startups grew by 47 percent in the last decade. It’s no surprise, then, that plenty of hopeful founders have jumped on this train, but the reality is that the industry you choose to disrupt may not define your company’s ultimate success. Sophia Hutchins decided…

Creators for Good: Karlie Kloss Inspires Young Girls in STEM

Between walking the runway and promoting her latest gig as the new host of Project Runway, Karlie Kloss is the ultimate role model for young girls looking to pursue careers in STEM. Back in 2014, Kloss became interested in the ways that technology influenced the fashion industry. From there, she took her first coding class and the rest is history. A year later, she launched Kode…