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, […]
$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 […]
With the excitement surrounding holidays, scammers take advantage of the celebrations and publicity by creating fraudulent financial offers that this Memorial Day are aimed at veterans and their families.
For Equal Pay Day, New Analysis Shows Unequal Wages Cost Los Angeles strong Area Women More Than $6 Billion in Income Each Year If Wage Gap Closed, Women in the Los Angeles Area Could Afford .5 Year’s Worth of Food, Three Months of Rent or 900+ Gallons of Gas Annually A new analysis released for […]
Citigroup, Merck, Coca-Cola, and JPMorgan Rated Best, Bottom 5 Include: Berkshire Hathaway, Ebay, and Apache Women Hold Under 1 in 5 Director Seats, Fewer Than 1 in 10 Top-Paid Jobs BETHESDA, MD. – March 7, 2013 – Standard and Poor’s (S&P) 100 companies have made some progress on corporate diversity since 2010, but these large-capitalization […]
The women who serve in today’s military differ from the men who serve in a number of ways. Compared with their male counterparts, a greater share of military women are black and a smaller share are married. Also, women veterans of the post-9/11 era are less likely than men to have served in combat and […]
Personal resilience, mentors, and a knack for creating opportunity are just three of the tools used by women of color executives to break down the “concrete ceiling,” according to a study released today by Catalyst, the leading organization working to advance women in business.
By now everyone’s heard the jokes about how bad and terrible the vampire-romance series Twilight is. Yes, it has cheesy sparkling vampires and transforming werewolf men who keep losing their shirt seemingly every ten minutes. If you haven’t heard about Twilight, then maybe that brief description sounds campy enough. But does Twilight actually do women […]