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Two Women Tech Investors to Raise $30 Million Robotics Fund

Jennifer Gill Roberts and Kelly Coyne, who are combining forces as Grit Labs, want to invest in promising robotics and artificial intelligence startups — and to save us from a future of sexist robots.

Riva RichmondTwo Women Tech Investors to Raise $30 Million Robotics Fund
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In the Business of Women’s Health

The absence of women in medical studies, both as subjects and researchers, has serious repercussions for female patients. But a growing number of women doctors and business owners are stepping up to solve these problems.

Candice Helfand-RogersIn the Business of Women’s Health
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Meet the Men Who Invest in Women Entrepreneurs

Male investors who make it part of their investment strategy to fund women-led firms are a rare breed. Will their outsized returns convince more men to join in and help close the gap in women’s access to capital?

Riva RichmondMeet the Men Who Invest in Women Entrepreneurs
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Using Grant Money as a Stepping Stone

In the entrepreneurial world, many women are pursuing grants as a source of startup and growth capital. We looked into the benefits and drawbacks of this less-frequently used funding route.

Candice Helfand-RogersUsing Grant Money as a Stepping Stone
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How a Mother’s Grief Inspired a Mission

After the murder of her son, Monique Willis founded a nonprofit to help families cope with the loss of family members to violence. Through Momma on a Mission, she offers comfort, while sparking conversations between civilians and police.

Helen ChenHow a Mother’s Grief Inspired a Mission
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Sydney Mayor Clover Moore on Heat, Trees and Women in Charge

The Australian mayor tells us about an increasingly hot Sydney, the urgent need to “hit the brakes on catastrophic climate change,” and how her city is thriving at a time of record female leadership.

Riva RichmondSydney Mayor Clover Moore on Heat, Trees and Women in Charge
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Mayor Muriel Bowser on Heatwaves and Local Leadership

Washington, D.C.’s mayor talks about managing heatwaves and other effects of climate change — and how U.S. cities like hers will stand up for the environment during the Trump era.

Riva RichmondMayor Muriel Bowser on Heatwaves and Local Leadership