Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Foundation

Women Veterans and Military Spouses Get Financial Support Program

Foundations Launch Financial Literacy Support Program for Women Veterans and Military Spouses During Financial Literacy Month ( Washington, DC ) – Alliant Credit Union Foundation and Business and Professional Women’s Foundation are partnering to provide free financial education, counseling, and tools for the rapidly growing community of women veterans and military/veteran spouses served by Joining Forces […]

National Engineers Week Foundation Global Marathon

Women In Engineering and Technology

National engineers week foundation’s annual global marathon invites women in engineering and technology to inspire, inform and change the world  WASHINGTON DC, January 29, 2013 – Women in Engineering and Technology: Inspire. Inform.  Change the World is the theme of the National Engineers Week Foundation’s annual Global Marathon. Set for March 6-8, 2013, the Marathon is […]

Occupational Outlook Handbook for 2013-2014

Fast-declining jobs

Recent reports have indicated jobs are continuing to climb after the recession, but that’s not the case for all occupations—some are projected to decline in the coming decade, according to JIST’s recently released Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013–2014.

Office clerks provide administrative support for businesses. — Photo by Chris Mueller/Redux

9 Jobs That Are Poised to Multiply

Home health and personal care aides top the list at 70 percent growth through 2020 The prolonged housing market meltdown pushed Ann Jacobi Brown, a real estate broker of 11 years, to switch careers at midlife. At age 52, she is months away from graduating with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of […]

Women of OPEN

OPEN Study Reports Growth of Women-Owned Businesses for 2012

As of 2012, it is estimated that there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.7 million people, according to the second annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN. The growth in the number (up 54 percent), employment (up 9 percent) […]