Just for You: Entrepreneurs
Sometimes, following your dreams means taking a risk. Going out on a limb is a lot easier when you’re not there alone. Here you’ll find inspiration and tools to help make your dreams a reality.
Founder & CEO,
Fresh! Gourmet Organics
From attorney, to MBA, to CEO — this Londoner seized an opportunity and made it happen.
Featured Guest Columnist:
Associate Professor of Management, Babson College
Director and Cofounder, Center for Women’s Leadership
The Myths and Realities About Women Entrepreneurs
Women owned firms now account for nearly 40% of all U.S. businesses. Yet, media coverage is so low, we’ve coined the term “the invisible entrepreneurs.”
- Born to Be an Entrepreneur
Why do some entrepreneurs succeed where others fail? And do you have what it takes?
- Entrepreneurship Offers Women Path to Power
Women are starting businesses at twice the rate of men. What motivates them? And will the trend continue?
Organizations & Associations
- The Center for Women’s Business Research
Center turns research into knowledge - the most up-to-date and
comprehensive knowledge about the 10.4 million businesses owned by women
in the US. Since 1989, the Center has documented the economic and
social contributions of women business owners and provided date-driven
knowledge about this dynamic and expanding sector of the U.S. economy.
- Forum For Women Entrepreneurs & Executives
FWE&E is an exclusive membership organization for the most powerful and influential businesswomen in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- National Association Of Women Business Owners
NAWBO helps women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy.
- The SBA's Office Of Women's Business Ownership
office provides a network of training, counseling and mentoring
services to help women start and/or expand businesses. It offers
information about national and local resources and programs for women
- Springboard Enterprises
Enterprises is a national, not-for-profit venture dedicated to
increasing women's participation in the equity capital markets as both
entrepreneurs and investors.
Springworks was specifically designed to identify, develop & support
'under-targeted' (currently defined as minority or female) business
school students interested in either venture capital management or
start-up management. Its two-year program is intended to augment the
resources provided to students at their respective universities with
additional coaching, mentorship, peer support, curriculum and
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
WBENC is the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America 's corporations.
- National Women’s Business Owner’s Corporation
NWBOC is a not-for-profit organization which seeks to increase competition for corporate and government contracts by offering support to women business owners.
- Kauffman eVenturing
Site geared to those who are building companies that innovate and create jobs and wealth. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation works with partners to encourage entrepreneurship across America and improve the education of children and youth. The Foundation focuses its operations and grantmaking on two areas: entrepreneurship and education.
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