GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

How Vanessa Dawson Leveraged Her Skills In The Garden Market

How Vanessa Dawson Leveraged Her Skills In The Garden Market By Geri Stengel The lawn and garden market is projected to reach $26.3 billion by 2020, according to Allied Market Research. Gardening can lift your spirits and help make you feel peaceful and content. Yet, something good for you mentally isn’t necessarily good for the environment. The non-organic chemicals in pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers…

How This Literary Agent Built An Established Agency

How This Literary Agent Built An Established Agency By Cheryl Robinson One area of business where women dominate the statistics is a sector of the publishing industry. As a result, the number of female literary agents has steadily increased over time. According to Zippia, 58.5% of agents are women. The publishing landscape has changed with the advancement of technology, making self-publishing more…

How Female Founders In Fashion Are Increasingly Making Their Mark

How Female Founders In Fashion Are Increasingly Making Their Mark By Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo As fashion evolves each year, a new power dynamic is coming into play more than ever. A study by Business of Fashion revealed that women designed 40% of womenswear fashion brands, but they only make up about 14% of leadership positions among the largest fashion brands. Another report found that women…

Advice from Bethenny Frankel to Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

Advice from Bethenny Frankel to Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs By Moira Forbes “The only real successes are ones with blood, sweat, tears and grit,” says best-selling author, producer and philanthropist Bethenny Frankel, speaking about her unconventional rise from reality TV star to self-made businesswoman and serial entrepreneur. Frankel is sharing hard-won lessons in building a brand empire in her first-ever business-focused book,…

Beyoncé and Rihanna Invest in an All-Female-Funded Brand

Beyoncé and Rihanna Invest in an All-Female-Funded Brand Accessories firm Destree has a star-studded lineup of investors. Alongside Beyoncé and Rihanna are Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba and more. By Maiysha Kai Who run the world? When it comes to running the Parisian accessories and ready-to-wear firm Destree, the answer is women, not girls. The brand boasts a bevy of new…

Karlie Kloss Melds Her Love For Wellness And Tech

Karlie Kloss Melds Her Love For Wellness And Tech By Valentina Di Donato Karlie Kloss, model, mother, and entrepreneur has been pursuing her many ventures through the lens of balance. Throughout her career, she has juggled jet-setting around the world for designer campaigns, her ventures in tech with her program Kode with Klossy which allows young women to access learning opportunities in…