Driving hope and development in rural Mexico and Central America

Cross-posted from UN Women ...more

Win $20K in Funding Your Brilliant Idea from Clinique & TED

Have the next smart idea? You could win big from Clinique and TED. -PJ Gach...more

In Kyrgyzstan, we need to expand women’s access to economic resources

In the words of Gulnara Baimambetova, a 57-year-old Kyrgyz woman who has spent more than 36 years advocating for the social and economic rights of rural women through the Women Entrepreneurs Support Association (WESA), which is a grantee of UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality. ...more

What Are Your 150% Business Moments?

Yesterday as I listened to Dr. Francis Battisiti speak at a conference for women entrepreneurs, he asked the audience to think about their 150% business moments. What is a 150% business moment? The moments when you know beyond a shadow of a doubt that you are doing exactly what you are suppose to be doing with your life....more

Have A Dream? Here's How To Get Your Project Funded (and Fund Others!)

Just last year, more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. generated nearly $1.3 trillion in revenue and employed nearly 7.7 million people, according to American Express Open. I see the need in the marketplace for an integrated approach to capital raising, product creation and company sales. Having money to build your prototype and securing orders before production minimizes the risk to both entrepreneurs and investors. ...more
Wonderful.  I think this is the best blog I have read yet.  So inspiring in so many ways!more

Chocolate Truffles + a Tired 5-year-old = A Million Dollar Idea

It Was One of THOSE Mornings... My heart belongs to my angel 5yo daughter. She is the best thing that's ever come into our life. As much as I love her, I am, alas,  imperfect and patience is not my strongest suit. There are times, any of us who have been around children understand, that patience is a necessity - not just a nicety. ...more

Meet Monique Moore, Co-founder of sun protective fashion company Mott 50.

Monique Moore! Oct 9, 2012...more

Read about this week's new members at the Women Owned Business Club

These are the Women Owned Business Club's new weekly members. Come and see what we do for them every day for a one time fee of $45. We are dedicated to helping our members get their word out. www.womenownedbusinessclub.com Celine Egan, TCY Coaching & TrainingChandra Williams, Owner, A.C.E Your WaistKarin Caro, President of Blu Chip MarketingLacey Drust, The Shoe Bar LLCLaurie Marshall, Founder of TradeMarks The SpotLena Agacanyan,  Team Beach Body Coach Get Healthy w/Lena ...more

Business Growth for Women Entrepreneurs: What’s holding you back?

Have you ever found yourself struggling to grow your business and reach the goals you’ve set? You’ve tried everything you can think of including business networking, social networking, creating relationships, attending talks and seminars to name a few – yet, no matter what you do, you just can’t seem to reach your goals? It can become very frustrating – can’t it?...more