Women Leaders

An executive at a $3 trillion money manager shares her advice for female entrepreneurs

• <b>UBS' Lori Feinsilver co-created Project Entrepreneur to help women start high-growth, high-impact companies.</b>• <b><br>She told Business Insider women need to have more confidence in the companies they start and stand for something meaningful.</b><p>When you think of the largest companies in the world — Apple, …

Business

Advantages of Having Female Workers in Executive Positions

Over the past 3 years the Dutch employment rate has improved significantly and it is all thanks to more women joining the workforce. Statistics …

Women Entrepreneurs

What Do We Do About the Abysmal State of Women Entrepreneurship in India?

The representation by women in entrepreneurship is still abysmal, given that at least half our population is made up of women.

India

Women entrepreneurs get education, mentoring and a chance to win $25,000 cash with this program

Women entrepreneurs often face an uphill battle when it comes to accessing capital for business.That’s why the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) …

Women Entrepreneurs

Punjab CM unveils startup development policy

Chandigarh, Nov 22 (PTI) Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today unveiled the draft 'Punjab Startup and Entrepreneurship Development Policy 2017', with …

India

Arianna Huffington Defends Photo of Al Franken Grabbing Her Breasts: 'I’m a Better Judge of How I Felt'

Arianna Huffington is seemingly unfazed by the social media fury surrounding the photos of Al Franken grabbing her breasts.<p>“I think I’m a better …

Leadership

Can You Pass This Investor’s 3 a.m. Test?

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Kimmy Scotti, a founding partner at 8VC, …

Tech Industry

The bias against women in finance even extends to men with feminine names

The stock market should be one of the world’s great meritocracies, where good trading ideas get rewarded regardless of who comes up with them. And then there’s reality, where women in the business of dispensing investment advice have trouble just getting their ideas heard.<p>A new study by researchers …

Women's News

The Best Locations and Sectors for Women Entrepreneurs Seeking Investment, According to Wharton

It just became a whole lot easier for women entrepreneurs to find investors.<p>It's no secret that the representation of women in the investment industry is small, only about 7 percent. It's also no secret that it's difficult to know where women entrepreneurs, or founders of companies who deliver …

Investing

Christine Naschberger On Why Women CEOs Find New Barriers

Christine Naschberger recently joined the Berlin School of Creative Leadership to lead a series of seminars on Strategic Talent Management. She focused on how to drive the innovative potential of organizations by empowering the workforce.<p>During her time at the school, we spoke to Christine about …

Leadership

Q&A: Canada 150 Women highlights female leaders

The new book Canada 150 Women (Conversations with Leaders, Champions, and Luminaries) celebrates Canadian women while shining a light on the need for …

Canadian News

How To Create An Investment Culture That Supports Female Entrepreneurs

In the United States today, women are starting more companies than ever before. A recent report found that amount of female-led businesses has grown by 45% in the last nine years. Female-led companies generate over $1.6 trillion each year and employ close to 9 million people– a number that …

Women Entrepreneurs

4 Power Moves You Can Make To Stop Workplace Sexual Harassment

Another day, another sexual harasser incident featured in the news. The number of incidents coming to light is unbelievable. Then again, many women have been in situations where men try to exert power over them. It is believable.<p>Let’s be clear: The harasser is the problem. There is no excuse for …

Women's News

Shining a Spotlight on Black Female Entrepreneurs

November 20th, 2017, 9:11 PM UTC<p>On this edition of "Walk the Talk," Camille Thomas, co-founder of "Fearless Commerce," discusses how the magazine …

Business

I Wish competition launched to encourage female entrepreneurs in STEM

If you’re a girl with a business idea going around in your head, then the I Wish “Build It” competition is for you.<p>Young female entrepreneurs are …

News (Ireland)

Understanding the Deeper Stories of Women Execs in Tech

<i>This is the first in a series of posts that aims to expand the conversation on women’s leadership in the field of technology. It will include interviews with a range of female tech leaders, including Robin Chase (ZipCar), Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr (Smart Dubai), Abby Asem (Hersheys), and more.</i><p>Three …

Entrepreneurship

Trailblazing Women: Gabriela Hersham, Founder & CEO - Huckletree

<i>This interview is part of a series on Trailblazing Women role models (Entrepreneurs and Leaders) from around the world and first appeared on</i> Global Invest Her. <b>See what you can be.</b><p><i>Gabriela founded Huckletree in May 2014 to cater for an emerging group of entrepreneurs in London. Today Huckletree</i> …

Leadership

Global economy 'needs' female entrepreneurs

The video selected is not currently available.<p>International venture capitalist Vicki Saunders says the lack of support for female entrepreneurs is …

Women Entrepreneurs

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs with Legislative Change

Today is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, when we celebrate the movement that empowers and supports women in business worldwide. When we invest in …

Small Business

100 Women: 'Home-schooling helped me break the glass ceiling'

<b>Camille Eddy, 23, works in robotics in Silicon Valley and has her sights set on Nasa. But she doesn't think she would have chosen her career if she had gone to mainstream school.</b><p>I was home-schooled from 1st grade to high school graduation by my mum. My sister was about to start kindergarten, and …

Glass Ceilings

Silicon Valley and venture capitalists are blowing this huge opportunity - MarketWatch

Silicon Valley built its prowess asking the question, “What great company has not been created?” They then build it and do it again — and again.<p>The …

Women Entrepreneurs

A Vicious Cycle: How The Glass Ceiling Fuels Workplace Sexual Harassment

High-profile sexual harassment cases and issues have been splashed all over the news for months now. What sometimes gets lost in the conversation, …

Gender

‘She Rules’

The more women occupying senior positions in a company, the more profitable that company is. That’s the key finding of a study of nearly 22,000 …

Leadership

Empathy Is Crucial To Any Personal Or Professional Relationship -- Here's How To Cultivate It

Have you ever shared a painful or challenging experience with a friend, partner, colleague or boss and instead of feeling heard you left the conversation feeling worse off and misunderstood?<p>In that moment, the person whom you were speaking to was not empathetic. They may not have intentionally …

Entrepreneurship

The Founders of a Celeb-Favorite Brand Explain How the Worst Advice They Ever Received Helped Them Hire Extremely Smart People

In running their fashion line Mestiza, Alessandra Perez-Rubio and Louisa Rechter say they value the opinions that will challenge their point of view.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Women Are Better Investors Than Men -- Blame Testosterone

Are men or women better at investing?<p>Turns out, women have the edge.<p>Studies show that female investors beat male investors by almost 1% each year<p>And …

Investing

EverlyWell Founder Julia Cheek's Shark Tank Experience

If you’ve watched a few episodes of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” you’re probably aware most of the pitches are for consumer packaged goods. And they’re often …

Entrepreneurship

TheNextWomen - The Global Community of Ambitious Women

<i>Adda van Zanden started her career as an actress. Mostly on stage, also film and tv-drama. She is also one of the founding actors of the European</i> …

Women Entrepreneurs

This Entrepreneur Went From Bankrupt to the Big Time. Here's How He Did It.

Mario Armstrong wants to give you the tools you need to follow his footsteps.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Mario Armstrong shows off the second season of his live <i>Never Settle</i> show, helping entrepreneurs and dreamers achieve their goals and make a difference. Armstrong starts the show …

Entrepreneurship

Leveraging Microsites to Convert Social Traffic More Often

You know the basics of social media marketing campaigns and how they can ultimately benefit your brand. But how can you take them a step further so …

Social Media Marketing