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5 Revolutionary Business Women and What You Can Learn From Them - First to Know

5 Revolutionary Business Women and What You Can Learn From Them - First to Know | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
See how each of the women on our list became a pioneer in her chosen field.
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Get That Life: How I Founded a Cosmetics Company and Sold It to L'Oreal - Cosmopolitan.com (blog)

Get That Life: How I Founded a Cosmetics Company and Sold It to L'Oreal - Cosmopolitan.com (blog) | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Toni Ko started NYX in her 20s and made millions off it. But she isn't exactly ready to retire.
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Banking's top female executive just got even more powerful - Fortune

Banking's top female executive just got even more powerful - Fortune | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
After acquiring First Niagara, KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney will head the 13th biggest U.S.-based commercial bank.
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Are you a deputy parent? Why successful career women need a partner who's the ... - Evening Standard

Are you a deputy parent? Why successful career women need a partner who's the ... - Evening Standard | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
In last night’s episode of Homeland we met Carrie Mathison the deputy parent. No longer a workaholic CIA agent she appears to have nailed the job/life balance, thanks to a boyfriend who handles childcare when she is working, or kidnapped.
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Being a Female Leader Is Hard, Try Being A Lesbian CEO

Being a Female Leader Is Hard, Try Being A Lesbian CEO | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
It can be hard to stand out as a lesbian CEO and face genuine acceptance.
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Case for contribution of women directors is proven | afr.com

Case for contribution of women directors is proven | afr.com | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Despite attempts to reject the overwhelming evidence, women directors boost company performance.
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DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman: A retrospective - The News Journal

DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman: A retrospective - The News Journal | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
A look back at DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman's life and career
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London Film Festival: Why 2015 is the year for strong women - Telegraph.co.uk

London Film Festival: Why 2015 is the year for strong women - Telegraph.co.uk | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Forty-eight hour before the BFI London Film Festival opens, its director Clare
Stewart tells Tom Fordy how courageous women, like the suffragettes, are
dominating this year's agenda
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Meet the female CEO steering SoulCycle to its IPO - Fortune

Meet the female CEO steering SoulCycle to its IPO - Fortune | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Whelan took over as CEO of SoulCycle in June. Now she's steering the fitness chain to an IPO and an ambitious expansion plan.
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World's youngest female billionaire-next Steve Jobs? - CNBC

World's youngest female billionaire-next Steve Jobs? - CNBC | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Jim Cramer sat down with Theranos CEO on her path from college dropout, to changing the face of medicine.
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Exclusive: Yelp names Diane Irvine as new chairwoman

Exclusive: Yelp names Diane Irvine as new chairwoman | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
With the elevation of Irvine to replace Max Levchin, Yelp becomes one of the few major technology companies to put a woman in the role.
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At This Rate, It'll Take 100 Years To Get Gender Equality At Work - Huffington Post

At This Rate, It'll Take 100 Years To Get Gender Equality At Work - Huffington Post | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Things are getting better... very, very slowly.
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Companies with women on the board perform better, report finds - The Guardian

Companies with women on the board perform better, report finds - The Guardian | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Study of UK, US and India finds companies suffer large opportunity cost of having male-only executive teams
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What I Learned in My First Year as a Female Startup CEO

What I Learned in My First Year as a Female Startup CEO | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
If you are aggressive, you are a bitch. If you are emotional, you are PMSing. If you are soft, you are too feminine. Whatever way someone finds you, they can always justify it is because you are female.
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Here's Why It's So Important to Hire More Female Directors - TIME

Here's Why It's So Important to Hire More Female Directors - TIME | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Films directed by women are much more likely to employ women in other behind-the-scenes roles
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Female Tech CEO Sidesteps VCs with Crowdfunding Campaign - IT Business Edge (blog)

Female Tech CEO Sidesteps VCs with Crowdfunding Campaign - IT Business Edge (blog) | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Helen Thomas, CEO of Touchjet, an interactive touch technology startup, explains why she turned to crowdfunding instead of VCs to start the company.
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CEOs with Daughters Run More Socially Responsible Firms - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

CEOs with Daughters Run More Socially Responsible Firms - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
New research shows that children change the way their parents act—and not just at home.
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Female CEO: ‘Women Will Never Be Equally Represented at the Executive Level’

Female CEO: ‘Women Will Never Be Equally Represented at the Executive Level’ | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Will we ever see a Inc. 500 or Fortune 1000 company with 50 percent female executives at the corporate helm?
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Who Will Be the First Female CEO of a Big Pharma Company - Huffington Post

Who Will Be the First Female CEO of a Big Pharma Company - Huffington Post | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
So now the only question is, who will be the first female CEO of a big Pharma company? I cannot wait to find out.
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Nicola Sturgeon: 'I wouldn't have gone to university if I'd had to pay tuition ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Nicola Sturgeon: 'I wouldn't have gone to university if I'd had to pay tuition ... - Telegraph.co.uk | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Women in the World 2015 has kicked off with guests such as Theresa May, Nicole
Kidman and Cara Delevingne speaking up. Radhika Sanghani reports live
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Juggling mums and halo dads - The Economist

Juggling mums and halo dads - The Economist | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family. By Anne-Marie Slaughter. Random House; 352 pages; $28. Oneworld; 352 pages; £16.99. ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER is a respected...
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British banks beat 25% target for women directors – but still lag behind EU rivals - The Independent

British banks beat 25% target for women directors – but still lag behind EU rivals - The Independent | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Britain’s banks have beaten a target of having 25 per cent women directors, but still lag behind their main European rivals, research by the headhunter Astbury Martin will reveal today.
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The motherhood penalty: How our reluctance to value care-giving hurts women at ... - The Globe and Mail

The motherhood penalty: How our reluctance to value care-giving hurts women at ... - The Globe and Mail | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Anne-Marie Slaughter galvanized generations of feminists when she claimed in 2012 that women still can’t have it all
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Female NFP Leaders Named Women of Influence - Pro Bono Australia

Female NFP Leaders Named Women of Influence - Pro Bono Australia | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
Female leaders in the Not for Profit sector have been named as winners in the fourth annual 100 Women of Influence Awards, which highlights the contribution Australian women make in the workplace and public life.
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Why We're Still So Far Behind On Gender Equality At Work

Why We're Still So Far Behind On Gender Equality At Work | Women, Business, and Family Challenges | Scoop.it
A new study by McKinsey and LeanIn.org reveals that corporate diversity initiatives arent doing much to change the ratio.
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