“Those people who say it can’t be done, should get out of the way of those people doing it.”
“The word “girl” can be tricky.”
The video above is a trailer for the film She Started It – a documentary, co-directed by journalists Insiyah Saeed and Nora Poggi, which follows four different female founders, as they create new startups.
Betabrand, San Francisco-based e-commerce company, is showcasing a group of smart women in it’s newest assortment of spring clothing. But you won’t see just any smarties are appearing in Betabrand’s pants. “We sought out women with doctorates,” cofounder Chris Lindland tells CoCreate. You’ll see them reading or riding on the back of a motorbike, sporting stretch selvedge denim or shirtwaist dresses that range in price from $80 to $178. “Is it an industry first to focus on only the brainiest women? My guess: Yes.”
Why is a designer handbag company selling an all-inclusive domestic violence kit?
“What matters about people is their magnetic leadership, their aptitude for helping those following in their footsteps, and their passion—how they choose to package that is their prerogative.”
In the U.S., Avon ladies helped pioneer the door-to-door sales business model while peddling makeup and perfumes. Today, one at a time, women are fanning out to reach some of the world’s most remote markets with desperately needed goods and services. How a traveling salesforce of women could bridge Africa’s “last mile.”
Buy Thinx’s remarkable underwear in America, and you’ll be sending sanitary pads to a girl in Africa.
No, Motorola, that’s NOT what she said.
“…a Credit Suisse analysis of almost 2,400 international companies that found that companies with at least one woman on their board tend to be the strongest performers.”