Archive for February, 2013

Research: Women Entrepreneurs Reverse the Gender Pay Gap

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Research: Women Entrepreneurs Reverse the Gender Pay Gap

High-net-worth female entrepreneurs earn 14% more than their male peers, according to new research from Barclays Wealth & Investment Management in the UK, the Financial Channel reports. This reversal in the pay gap indicates that women may be better rewarded in a more entrepreneurial environment, which is more market-driven than within a more traditional job […]

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Time to Stop Talking About the ‘Glass Ceiling’?

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Time to Stop Talking About the ‘Glass Ceiling’?

Dr. S. Georgia Nugent, president of Kenyon College, says it’s time for women to reflect on strategies for women, not barriers. “A sense of humor, a strong spine and a supportive network can take you much further,” she argues in an opinion piece appearing in The Washington Post. You can read Dr. Nugent’s article here. […]

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Lawyer Coco Soodek: Find Ways to Help Build the World

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Lawyer Coco Soodek: Find Ways to Help Build the World

Caroline “Coco” Soodek is a lawyer who finds ways to use the law to help people and projects in which she believes. She is a partner at Bryan Cave LLP in Chicago and is co-leader of its Art Law Team, which she established in 2007.  She also works with entrepreneurs in a variety of fields. […]

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10Q w/ Dean Renaud

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10Q w/ Dean Renaud

1. Name: Dean Renaud 2. Current job & past jobs: I own South Social & Home, a design company that focuses on interior styling and event production.  Before I realized that throwing parties and making things look pretty could actually be a profession, I worked in the music industry, doing A&R and PR for Capitol Records […]

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What Keeps Women Business Owners Awake?

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What Keeps Women Business Owners Awake?

The top four issues on the minds of women business owners are the state of the economy (57%), health insurance cost and affordability (40%), business tax issues (36%), and access to a quality workforce (36%). This is among the findings of the State of Women-Owned Businesses survey conducted by the National Association of Women Business […]

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Is Starting Your Own Business Worth the Risk?

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Is Starting Your Own Business Worth the Risk?

Belinda Parmar, founder of Lady Geek, says taking the risk of entrepreneurship can be liberating. “For the first time I’m working on something I truly believe in,” she writes in Forbes. “The only regret I have is that I waited so long to do it.” Read Parmer’s story in Forbes here and then share your […]

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Google’s Judy Nam: 50 Million Paths to Success

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Google’s Judy Nam: 50 Million Paths to Success

Judy Nam is an executive with Google Inc. in Chicago. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, she also attended the year-long Google Marketing Academy conducted with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. You’re at a company for which many of your peers would love to work. Can you give me […]

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Should We Promote Single-Sex Education?

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Should We Promote Single-Sex Education?

Women’s colleges are on the decline in America and some see a loss of women’s leadership development resulting from it. The plaudits being given to Hillary Rodham Clinton call attention to the educational grounding she received at Wellesley College. But Sara Rafel, a member of GlassCeiling.com’s business-development staff, notes that the number of women enjoying […]

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