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What Are the Requirements of Maternity Leave?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 27, 2021

Maternity leave is an important policy for attracting and retaining talent. Here's how to create your own policy.

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Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs and Some of the Most Successful Women to Follow
By Business News Daily | June 11, 2020

Women must contend with a wide range of challenges in business. Here are some of the challenges women encounter – and some of the larger-than-life female entrepreneurs who overcame them.

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News of the Week: Funding, SMBs Online and the Coronavirus
By Andrew Martins | February 20, 2020

In this week's news roundup, we look at the impact of the ongoing coronavirus crisis on business, funding opportunities for female veteran entrepreneurs and small business web presence.

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Wage Disparity Erodes Women's Financial Empowerment
By Andrew Martins | June 24, 2019

A study revealed that women feel less fiscally confident because of the wage gap.

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Facing the Gender Gap in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | May 21, 2019

Despite the popular sentiment that women have nearly closed the gender gap in the workplace, men continue to get the vast majority of high-paying jobs. Learn how we can close the gap.

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Key Steps Women Can Take to Be Strong Leaders
By Marci Martin | April 02, 2019

Two tips for strong female leadership include leaving your comfort zone and serving as a leader for other women.

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How Hardship Fueled Female Beauty Entrepreneur's Mission
By Matt D'Angelo | March 15, 2019

Brandi Leifso was living in a shelter when she got the idea for Evio Beauty Group, a company focused on helping its customers, the planet and animals.

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Female Entrepreneurs Share Startup Advice for Women
By Saige Driver | March 02, 2019

It isn't easy starting a business. In honor of International Women's Day, we asked 10 women entrepreneurs to share their No. 1 tip for fellow female entrepreneurs. Here's what they said.

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7 Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Challenges
By Saige Driver | February 05, 2019

Women have come a long way in the business world, but they still have obstacles to overcome. Seven female entrepreneurs shared the biggest challenges they're facing today.

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Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs on How to Find Your Business Idea
By Charell Star | October 13, 2018

Experts discuss their experience as female leaders and provide ideas for other women to launch their own businesses.

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10 Popular Businesses Founded by Women
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 01, 2018

Ever wonder who started some of your favorite companies? Here are 10 founded and run by women.

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6 Inspiring Reasons Women Love Being 'Mompreneurs'
By Nicole Fallon | January 13, 2018

What do women love about being both mothers and entrepreneurs? These successful "mompreneurs" shared their thoughts.

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5 Important Personal Branding Tips for Women in Business
By Nicole Fallon | April 22, 2016

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5 Common Behaviors That Hinder Women's Careers
By Nicole Fallon | November 06, 2015

As women strive toward equality in the workplace, these behaviors and mindsets could hinder their career development.

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The 10 Best Cities for Women-Owned Businesses
By Chad Brooks | March 04, 2015

For women entrepreneurs, launching businesses in large metropolitan areas isn't always the best strategy. Businesses owned by women in smaller metro areas have much higher average revenue than...