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Feminism is not a 4 letter-word
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She created an amazing blood test that can be done without a doctor and is incredibly cheap. The new testing methods developed by Holmes' startup Theranos, that lone drop can now yield a ton of information.
The next time you get a blood test, you might not have to go to the doctor and watch vials of blood fill up as the precious fluid is drawn from your arm.
The "Steve Jobs" of blood analysis innovation.A woman, entrepreneur and youngest Forbes 400 self-made billionaire.
A look at the differences between women and men owned businesses, their industries, and reasoning behind increasing growth.
Female small business owners are slowly on the rise, outpacing male owners in job creation. As of 2011, there were over 8 million women owned businesses, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenues and employing over 7.5 million people.
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Some astounding figures:
- 45% : women contribution to average household earnings in US
- 57%: women in college students
Is there a similar infographic for Europe and Australia
From startups seeking investments to flourishing small businesses, the landscape of business is changing while industries and population segments expand. Female business owners are at the forefront of the expansion in Canada. In fact, one out of three Canadian entrepreneurs is a woman.a
Women entrepreneur enjoy a free schedule, but ultimately work longer hours.
Though provoking study,
A survey covering 552 women business owners about their businesses. One astounding finding: the state of the economy was a concern, though a distant second to acquiring new customers, it also came in ahead of generating revenue
- Business performance
- Economy outlook
- More women to startup
- Higher investing in marketing
It was about 15 years ago when the concept of “balance” started making the media rounds. After reading yet another article about the importance of establishing this magical equilibrium I took the concept to my office.
Flexibility is the new name for a successful woman in the marketplace. Build your professional name, Be heard, Be informed and.........Don't Reinvent the wheel
Being strong in key areas such as legal rights, education and access to finance did not automatically result in high-potential female entrepreneurship.
Isn't it ironic: In Ughanda, the highest gutsy women in the study are the least to use the internet?
Financial independence brings real autonomy, and the power to say no. That's the great prize for women.
What if it Was Lehman's Sisters?
Women are not only bringing an additional income into their homes and putting food on the table, but they also have the money to send their children to school, investing in their futures too.
In fact women are now redefining markets and creating growth by focusing their spending power on ... food, health care, education clothing, consumer durables and financial services.