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Working Women

3 Young Women Entrepreneurs You Should Know

By Heather Finn This summer, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City released a report showing that national startup activity increased in... Read More »

There Are More Female Billionaires in the World Than Ever Before

Who run the world? Female billionaires, apparently. According to a report titled, "The Changing Faces of Billionaires," published by UBS and PwC, ther... Read More »

Can You Get Fired On Maternity Leave?

By Michelle Ruiz Yahoo CEO Mari a Mayer gave birth to twin daughters on Thursday, her second and third children. Her much-debated two-week maternity l... Read More »

Companies Led By Women Yield Higher Returns On Investment, Study Says

By Jillian Kramer Supporting women won't just make you feel good — it could put money in your pocket, too. According to new research, companies with f... Read More »

These Are the Best Colleges for Female Entrepreneurs

Though many of the skills entrepreneurs need to succeed aren't usually taught in a cla room — taking risks, sales experience, and just basic fearle ne... Read More »

What It's Really Like to Be a Woman in the Construction Industry

Construction is an industry perched on or at least near the top of the "super male-dominated industries" spectrum. Certainly female on-site constructi... Read More »

Here’s the Harsh Truth About England's Pay Gap

By Meredith Lepore It's really scary to think that women working in England will e entially be working for free from now until Dec 31. Happy holidays,... Read More »

Nicole Richie Set to Host Inspirational Conference for Aspiring Women

By Kristen Lauletti When you think of Nicole Richie, the hilarious commentary and banter on her reality show, "Candidly Nicole," might come to mind. B... Read More »

6 Things Working Women Should Never Write in Email

By now, you've likely heard about the e ay Jennifer Lawrence wrote for the Lenny newsletter discu ing the gender pay gap earlier this week. If not, he... Read More »

29 Powerful Women in the White House Share Their Secrets of Success

By Amy Elisa Jackson It looks like Beyoncé was absolutely right! "Who runs the world? Girls!" To be more accurate, succe ful, savvy, and stay-on-it-ti... Read More »

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