16 Jan
  • By Olivia Fondie
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The Side Of Female Empowerment We Aren’t Talking About Enough

In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg published her bestselling book Lean In, and gave voice to the discussion of empowering women to lead. For women with professional aspirations, the book encouraged us to jump into the game and take a seat in places where we have not, historically, been welcome. Yes, the 21st Century is certainly a time of […]

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07 Jan
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Away Just Raised the Largest Female-led Funding Round of 2018

Despite the name, travel brand Away is making a major impact right here in NYC. The company — which was included in Built In NYC’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2018 list — just made a slew of big announcements, including that it closed a $50 million Series C funding round to significantly grow its […]

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07 Jan
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Cary Caster on Turning Aromatherapy into a Profitable Venture

Cary Caster, an aromatherapist and ethnobotanist, has founded a company that is making aromatherapy and essential oils accessible and user-friendly for the masses. Aromatherapy – relaxation, healing through oils and blends and the purest of ingredients have a tendency to be perceived as a whimsical field, especially given the lack of information, until now. Caster is […]

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18 Oct
  • By Navleen Kaur
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Me Too Founder Tarana Burke Writes Love Letter To Christine Blasey Ford.

Founder of the Me Too movement Tarana Burke, along with other advocates, wrote a heartfelt letter in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who in September testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s. “This letter is our love offering to her so that she has a constant reminder that there […]

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15 Oct
  • By Ava Vitale
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GC4Women and SV-NED hosts Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations.

On Thursday, October 18th 2018, the Global Connections for Women Foundationand Silicon Valley- Nigeria Economic Development Inc. (SV-NED Inc.) are proud to host the 21st Century Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations during the 2018 General Assembly. The conference is presented in collaboration with the United Nations, UN Women, and United Nations […]

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