Tag: Female Entrepreneurship

Meet Cohort 4 of the GC4W Entrepreneurship Program

Meet Cohort 4 of the GC4W Entrepreneurship Program The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) is committed to increasing access to quality education for female entrepreneurs worldwide – one program at a time. Through the GC4W Entrepreneurship Certificate Program, we aim to: Invest in a global network and community of female founders Develop the entrepreneurial skills and techniques of female founders…

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Why We Need to Nurture Entrepreneurship in Young Girls

Why We Need to Nurture Entrepreneurship in Young Girls Existing programs that promote and support women’s entrepreneurship help address the inequality that currently exists, but they don’t reach women early enough. By Sylvia Acevedo Last month, women on college campuses around the world gathered for Women Entrepreneurship Week, an annual event that brings budding female entrepreneurs together with female startup founders…

Female Entrepreneurs Raise $15 Million For Women-Owned Businesses

Female Entrepreneurs Raise $15 Million For Women-Owned Businesses By Corein Carter In the United States today, there are 114% more female entrepreneurs than there were 20 years ago. With every one out of every five businesses streaming a revenue of $1 million or more being owned by a woman, Behind The Leaf — a 501(c)(3) non-profit — is assisting diverse women in…

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Gates Is Teaming Up With Flatiron Books To Launch A Female-Focused Imprint

BY LAUREN PUCKETT-POP A vocal critic of the COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women and marginalized communities, philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda French Gates is making renewed efforts to combat global inequity—but, this time, with a new strategy: books. In partnership with Flatiron Books, part of the larger Macmillan Publishers company, French Gates is launching Moment of Lift Books, an imprint dedicated exclusively to nonfiction about social issues…

Fintech In Switzerland Is Being Shaped By These Women

By Katharina Bart Female founders, fundraisers, and financial backers are rare in Swiss fintech. Ex-banker Carolina Newton introduces eight of the women breaking the glass ceiling. The Swiss fintech and traditional financial services industries are improving on hiring more women to increase the level of diversity. Although change is slowly happening in the area, the number of women in leading…

Telli Swift Exemplifies Entrepreneurialism

Telli Swift Exemplifies the Impact Of Entrepreneurialism By Benjamin Lacker Born in the Philippines and raised in Japan, Telli Swift began her career as an ER nurse in Los Angeles, California. She later put her career on hold to raise a family with heavyweight champion boxer Deontay Wilder. Together, they recently launched the acclaimed UNISEX fragrance, D’Telli, a rich, luxurious, and unisex…