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Candice Helfand-Rogers
Candice Helfand-Rogers
Candice Helfand-Rogers, the Associate Director of Digital Media for The Story Exchange, is a news media professional with over a decade of writing and editing experience under her belt. Prior to The Story Exchange, she worked as a journalist and covered a wide range of topics for some of the largest news organizations in the country (including CBS Local News and The Star-Ledger). She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism & Media Studies at Rutgers University and graduated in 2005. In her spare time, Candice enjoys singing in several ensembles in New York City, and serving as a volunteer content producer for the Women's A Cappella Association. She can be reached at candice@thestoryexchange.org.
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Regina Bateson

The former foreign service officer and college educator is running for a California congressional seat as a Democrat, challenging an incumbent Republican climate-change denier.

Candice Helfand-RogersRegina Bateson
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TSE Quick Take: Oprah’s Influence

Speculation is swirling that Oprah Winfrey might run for president of the United States in 2020. Whatever she decides to do, her leadership has already inspired millions — including many female entrepreneurs.

Candice Helfand-RogersTSE Quick Take: Oprah’s Influence
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Student Debt, a Burden for Female Entrepreneurs

Women are saddled with two-thirds of America’s $1.3 trillion in student debt — and given the persistent gender pay gap, they often have less ability to pay. The burden weighs heavily on their startup stories. What can be done?

Candice Helfand-RogersStudent Debt, a Burden for Female Entrepreneurs
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5 Crowdfunders to Watch – Making Moves

The female fundraisers featured in this week’s crowdfunding column are building ventures that help customers travel, exercise and move their mental muscles.

Candice Helfand-Rogers5 Crowdfunders to Watch – Making Moves
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5 Crowdfunders to Watch – Stretch Goals

What happens when a crowdfunding campaign succeeds before it concludes? These five female fundraisers are showing their contemporaries how to take advantage of an enviable situation.

Candice Helfand-Rogers5 Crowdfunders to Watch – Stretch Goals
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Constant Chill Gave This Woman a Hot Business Idea

Jaye Genung always felt cold. By starting Dragon Heatwear to make and sell self-heating coats and gloves, she solved her problem — and struck gold with people she never expected.

Candice Helfand-RogersConstant Chill Gave This Woman a Hot Business Idea
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5 Crowdfunders to Watch – Taking Care

These female fundraisers are making people’s wellness a priority. Through their products and crowdfunding campaigns, each aims to provide innovative ways to stay healthy and happy.

Candice Helfand-Rogers5 Crowdfunders to Watch – Taking Care
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At the Women’s Convention, Ire, Information and Action Plans

Passionate calls for political action were at the heart of the inaugural Women’s Convention, where thousands of women inspired by January’s Women’s March gathered to learn, network and get busy.

Candice Helfand-RogersAt the Women’s Convention, Ire, Information and Action Plans