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, […]
The number of businesses owned by women of color has increased rapidly since 1997 when there were just under one million. Today, that number has more than doubled to an estimated 2,934,500 accounting for one in three (32%) of women-owned firms.
$1.8M funding opportunity to support women in nontraditional occupations announced by US Department of Labor WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $1.8 million in grants through the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program, an initiative designed to recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations, such as advanced […]
The First Annual National Career Summit: Helping Americans Land a Job, Forge a Career & Get Back to Work! New York, NY – Join more than 30 job and career experts this November 4 -15 as they dole out valuable job and career advice during the first National Career Summit, a virtual online event that […]
Region’s top business leaders gather for a night of fashion and inspiration Leading women business leaders from Los Angeles will gather for an evening of fashion, philanthropy and inspiration at Aon’s third annual Women in Risk Management celebration.