GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

How Mane Addicts Changed The Game For Hairstylists And Founders

How Mane Addicts Changed The Game For Hairstylists And Founders By Karin Eldor Jen Atkin’s platform Mane Addicts gives new meaning to the power of community, collaboration, creativity, and content. (Not to mention the saying, “Content is queen.”) Atkin famously documented her rise to celebrity hairstylist (with clients ranging from the Kardashians and Jenners to Chrissy Teigen) followed by entrepreneurship…

3 Lessons For CEOs & Founders Needing a Creative Breakthrough

3 Lessons For CEOs & Founders Needing a Creative Breakthrough By Kathy Caprino According to recent data and research, creativity has been ranked as a top skill for business success today. In a 2020 World Economic Forum “Future of Jobs Report,” creativity was rated highly as an important emerging skill across numerous countries. But very often, seasoned CEOs and leaders can rely too…

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,…