Where are the greatest opportunities for women in the future? Often (or particularly) at the beginning of a brand-new decade, it is necessary to look ahead at how the future of tech can depend on more women entering the sector. At what level do we want to find ourselves in 2030? Where do we truly […]
If your goal is to recruit more women for your workforce, where do you start? First, it’s important to realize that having a desire to recruit and recruiting are two entirely different things and that even if a company’s HR program, recruiting group, and hiring team all agree that their company should hire more women, […]
Public relations is a fun and fast-paced career that often places you at the forefront of an organization or company. Public relations is a great choice for any career-minded woman and often offers the chance to take on a greater leadership role within a company or organization. But what exactly is public relations? What […]
Here at WIB-I, we like to focus on specific industries that we see women thriving in, despite historical lashbacks. One such industry you might find is surprisingly progressing faster than others is that of public relations. Public relations is still a male-dominated industry though, so the question of salary amounts for women versus men, treatment […]
While Hillary Clinton is the first female majority party candidate, in the vast majority of our political system, women are conspicuously absent.
Women make up half the global population. A century after U.S. women won the right to vote and several decades after sweeping federal reforms designed to create a level playing field in public life, it’s a travesty that they occupy just a small fraction of corporate and institutional leadership positions. A single blog post won’t […]
The total investment of angel investing in 2014 reached $24.1 billion with 73,400 entrepreneurial ventures receiving funding, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. Although this showed a 2.8 percent decrease from 2013, the numbers still show strong activity with investors looking for new business. But with thousands to […]
Women have been growing and flexing their muscle in building the US economy, becoming entrepreneurs by the thousands. However, when it comes to raising capital, it’s a different story.
Prosper Startup Accelerator aims to infuse capital into women-led startups $50,000 Equity Investments Offered to Up to 12 Companies St. Louis, MO –Prosper Capital is announcing today an open call for applications for the inaugural Prosper Startup Accelerator program. The organization will award $600,000 in equity funding for women-led and women-owned startups. Prosper Capital is […]
$1.9M in grants to support women in nontraditional occupations announced by US Labor Department WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a total of $1,938,182 in grants to help women through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations in advanced manufacturing, […]