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3 hours ago
A Family Divesting From Fossil Fuels To Invest In A Green Future
Descendants of Lauren J. Drake, past President of Standard Oil of New Jersey, have sold off their inherited shares, a healthy six-figure sum. This article talks about why they moved into responsible investing and how they intend to use their proceeds to advance environmentalism.
11 hours ago
The Best Podcasts For Female Entrepreneurs
Don't have access to a top mentor yet? That doesn't mean you have to miss out on mentorship altogether. If you're a female entrepreneur, make the most of the wealth of knowledge and expertise available for free through these podcasts.
24 hours ago
A Fast of Words: Things We Learn In Silence
Where there is too much speaking there is no room to understand. Where there are no spaces, there is no way to be moved. No chance of being shaken to the core with a sense that love are and hope are still possible.
Jun 21, 2019
Three Ways To Tackle A Lack Of Diversity In Media
Diversity in new and media matters. Reporters and editors are overwhelmingly white and male and this impacts the diversity and quality of media and news content. Here Lisa Sugar, Founder of Popsugar shares three ways to champion diversity in news and media #LifeHacks
Jun 21, 2019
How A Former Teacher Is Improving STEM Education In America's Schools
Raised in San Antonio, TX, Serene Gallegos saw how kids from wealthier neighborhoods got access to better education. This inspired her to become a teacher. Now, she spearheads a program designed to teach kids computational thinking, with a focus on diversity and under-represented communities.
Jun 21, 2019
The Limits of #MeToo In Creating Gender Equitable Workplaces
The #MeToo movement has heightened global attention towards sexual harassment in the workplace, but emergent research seems to suggest that little has changed at the workplace. What are the gaps to create gender equitable workplaces, and has #MeToo led to unintended consequences?
Jun 21, 2019
How E-Commerce Has Sparked Demand For Age Verification Software
Without age verification software, online platforms offering adult-only products and services can face serious repercussions if underaged consumers get a hold of their goods. This is why savvy tech entrepreneurs are doing their best to create age verification software for e-commerce businesses.
Jun 20, 2019
Email Is Not Your Master
A few years ago I was asked to speak on a panel of female entrepreneurs to discuss our journey into the world of business ownership. At the same time, I was in the middle of a resolution I had committed to. A resolution I called the "Year of No” and that included email.
Jun 20, 2019
Why The Private Sector Must Help Refugees
The mammoth task of integrating refugees is currently largely undertaken by the public sector. It's long past time for the private sector to do it's part, if not for moral reasons then because helping refugees can help companies themselves.
Jun 19, 2019
Is Net Promoter Score Just A 'Feel Good' Metric?
Robin Ferracone interviews Nancy Smith, president and CEO of Analytic Partners. The two discuss the efficacy of net promoter score (NPS) in executive compensation and whether its a metric worth including in your measurement framework.
Jun 19, 2019
53 Women-Led Startups Disrupting HealthTech
Only 9.7% of funding goes to women-led healthtech startups. To solve the biggest health challenges investors must fund diverse founders. Because as you read this, innovations that could be literally saving lives are being left underfunded. Here's 50+ women-led startups disrupting healthtech.
Jun 18, 2019
You Are Not Your Results
A few years ago I was attending a conference when the speaker said something that rocked my world. "You are not your results." As it sunk in, my head started to spin. But that's my identity. My results. What I've built. That's who I am. How can that be true? If I wasn't my results, what was I?
Jun 18, 2019
The Most Important Skill You Can Teach Your Child
The decisions our children make as adults will affect their entire life. To raise healthy, independent kids we must teach them how to make good decisions while they are young. Here are the four steps to smart decision making.
Jun 18, 2019
The Next Frontier Of Wellness: Your Pets
With a fast-growing awareness about nutrition and our own health, it is not surprising that the next wave of wellness companies are not focused on humans, but on pets. Meet Ollie, bringing nutrition to your dog.
Jun 17, 2019
The Billion-Dollar Ideas That Could Transform the Deskless Workforce
Deskless work has been largely underserved by the tech industry. But with advances in mobile devices and wireless connectivity, technology’s ability to benefit a more diverse array of workers has drastically improved – opening a tremendous opportunity for entrepreneurs who know the space.