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Meet A Financial Planner: Rianka Dorsainvil – Lean In, and Dare Greatly

by Rebecca Jackson August 29, 2014

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Rianka Dorsainvil had not planned to become a financial planner. She is proof that exposure to personal finance can generate passion for the subject and lead to a purposeful career. As one of many women we’ve interviewed, Rianka emphasizes the positives of financial planning both for clients and for the women who choose this profession. […]

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Creating a Successful Career from a Blog: An Interview with Erin Chase of $5 Dinners

by Melissa Batai April 17, 2014

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Erin Chase was, like the rest of America in 2008, struggling to get the most from her food budget.  She started clipping coupons and challenging herself to make healthy dinners for her then family of 4 for less than $5.  One night while she was cleaning up and doing dishes, she decided to start a […]

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Career Expert Nicole Williams On How To Be More Confident at Work (And Less Sweaty)

by Meredith Lepore January 17, 2014

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A recent study by Secret with the Monell Chemical Senses Center found that the smell of stressed women makes them come off as incompetent and untrustworthy. Researchers discovered that the smell of sweat from stress- which is completely different than the scent of sweat released during exercise or while in a hot place – can change others’ […]

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Kathryn Moos, Founder of VROU, Wants To Help Women Get Healthy

by Meredith Lepore November 26, 2013

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Remember the days when you would jump out of bed, run three miles and still have energy for the rest of the day? Remember when you actually sat down to eat a meal instead of a bar on the go (why has all breakfast food been made so easy to carry?) Remember when you just […]

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How Deborah Jackson of Plum Alley is Changing the Game for Female Entrepreneurs

by Meredith Lepore November 22, 2013

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We may have a game changer on our hands. The U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor says that women start ventures with eight times less funding than their male counterparts. According to recent research from The University of New Hampshire Center for Venture Research, only 8.9% of all proposals presented to angel investor organizations were put forth by women. Women-owned ventures […]

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Kate White, Former Cosmo Editor-in-Chief ‘s Secret Weapons for Success for Every Generation (Part 2)

by Adrienne Sanders November 15, 2013

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Kate White knows a few things about getting ahead. During her 14 years as its editor-in-chief, Cosmo grew to 3 million in the U.S. and expanded into 64 countries. While helping to turn Cosmo into the most popular women’s magazine on newsstands, she raised two children and authored several books of business advice for women […]

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Kate White, Former Cosmo Editor-in-Chief ‘s Secret Weapons for Success (Part 1)

by Adrienne Sanders November 8, 2013

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Kate White knows a few things about getting ahead. During her 14 years as its editor-in-chief, Cosmo grew to 3 million in the U.S. and expanded into 64 countries. While helping to turn Cosmo into the most popular women’s magazine on newsstands, she raised two children and authored several books of business advice for women […]

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Best Friends For Life: Business Owner Elizabeth Chabner Thompson talks to GGF

by Adrienne Sanders October 4, 2013

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Elizabeth Chabner Thompson might have been satisfied to be a Harvard-educated oncologist, marathon runner and mother of four. But she discovered a market need so great and so personal she decided to build a company to meet it, thus adding entrepreneur to her resume as well. Through her experiences caring for breast cancer patients, nursing […]

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Starting a Business at 58: fullips Founder Linda Gomez talks to GGF

by Catherine Alford August 16, 2013

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If you think your career is over once you’ve hit 60, think again! Linda Gomez is the perfect example of someone who reinvented herself at 58 by starting  fullips, a lip enhancer product designed to give women a fuller pout. She’s a devoted wife, mom, and grandmother who loves to spend time with her grandkids, […]

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How Gawker Intern Rose to the Top: Erin Pettigrew talks to GGF

by Adrienne Sanders August 9, 2013

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Erin Pettigrew started her career as an intern at a small digital publisher called Gawker Media. Eight years later, Erin is Vice President of Business Development at Gawker which reaches more than 40 million readers through eight blogs including the eponymous New York gossip fountain Gawker, gadget go-to Gizmodo, and edgy women’s well Jezebel. She […]

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Baking Up a Business: Three Babes Bakeshop Owner, Lenore Estrada, Talks to GGF

by Adrienne Sanders June 14, 2013

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That Lenore Estrada co-founded a San Francisco pie business called Three Babes Bakeshop with her childhood best friend might sound quirky and cool. That Food & Wine magazine deemed one of its pies as among the best in America less than a week after the bakery opened its doors is impressive. But it’s Lenore’s ability […]

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How to Get Ahead in Your Career: Emily Bennington talks to GGF

by Hannah Jang June 7, 2013

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Emily Bennington, author of “Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination,” recognizes that women face a unique set of challenges as they navigate their careers. Motivated to challenge the status quo, Emily shares some insightful leadership success strategies, solutions and tips with GoGirl Finance on how to transition careers. What […]

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Make Your Passion Your Job: Melissa O’Young of Lets Collaborate! shows you how it’s done

by Adrienne Sanders May 31, 2013

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Melissa O’Young wants you to share. Fusing her passion for environmental sustainability and expertise in marketing, Melissa founded Lets Collaborate!, a monthly event series to further collaborative consumption. The field, also known as the sharing economy includes a bumper crop of new companies based on renting, swapping and sharing through technology. Think home sharing service […]

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Real Talk with Fox Business Anchor Liz Claman: How Women Impact the Economy

by Hannah Jang May 24, 2013

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Over the years, Emmy Award-winning journalist and Fox Business anchor Liz Claman has held the coveted position of interviewing the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett. We had the rare opportunity to get an insider’s view on the legendary investor and his investment philosophy, especially as it pertains to women and investing. Every year Warren […]

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rosieMADE: How Alicia Vanderschuere Started Her Own Company to Help Other Female Entrepreneurs

by Catherine Alford May 17, 2013

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Alicia Vanderschuere’s energy is infectious. Her company, rosieMADE has a mission to inspire others to be “stronger, bolder, and better.” By featuring the products of other female business owners across the United States, Alicia has not just started her own company; she’s started a revolution. Through the rosieMADE shop and community, women can get together […]

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Anu Duggal of Exclusivity.in Shares Her Tips for Making It Big

by Adrienne Sanders April 12, 2013

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It wasn’t nostalgia that compelled Anu Duggal to move to her family’s homeland of India. It was the market opportunity. Capitalizing on India’s fast-growing consumer economy, the American-born entrepreneur co-founded several companies there. In 2005 she started India’s first luxury wine bar, The Tasting Room, with Rajeev Samant, CEO of Sula Wines. In 2010, she […]

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Last minute tax questions? Fox Business Anchor Cheryl Casone has answers

by Hannah Jang April 5, 2013

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The tax filing deadline is coming up on April 15. Are you having anxiety caused by last minute tax questions? Fox Business Anchor Cheryl Casone helps remove the complexity, anxiety and doubt often associated with tax time by sharing some helpful information to get you through this filing season smoothly. We know it’s important to […]

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High-End Fashion on a Budget: How Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman Brought Fashion to Your Closet

by Hannah Jang March 15, 2013

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Rent the Runway, characterized as the “Netflix” for fashion, allows you to rent designer dresses and accessories for a fraction of the retail price. Launched in 2009, RTR is changing the way women shop and has revolutionized the fashion industry. Jennifer Hyman, Co-founder and CEO of RTR, shares with us her savvy businesswoman insights. What […]

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