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Natalie Chan: Coworking and Events Grow in Brooklyn

“In general, communication is always the challenge. It is not because making it happen is hard. It is because the people I need to communicate with are surrealistically diverse, on the individual level as well as the cultural/social level.”

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The Women Entrepreneurs Who Beat Hurricane Sandy

In New York City’s Rockaway Beach, a fragile entrepreneurial rebirth led largely by women is overcoming the odds — not just surviving but thriving after the storm’s destruction. Why?

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A Gainful New World

We don’t yet know the true size and impact of LGBT entrepreneurs, in part because many don’t disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity. What would happen if that changed?

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‘I’ve Just Loved Every Second’

Carla McKay, founder of wine app and website Crushed.com, toasts to her new, empowering life as an out-and-proud entrepreneur.

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‘Either a Genius or a Cockroach’

LGBT business owner and publisher Deb Di Gregorio explains her resilience over decades of entrepreneurial ups and downs.

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On Being an LGBT Female Entrepreneur

With this series, we’re carving out a space to discuss the challenges and successes of women business owners across the sexual orientation and gender identity spectrums.

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A Recipe for Success

La Cocina in San Francisco is helping working-class immigrants and women of color launch food-focused ventures.

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Fighting Inequality with Entrepreneurship

Racism and sexism hurt female minority entrepreneurs in the United States. Helping them succeed could combat both bias and economic inequality.

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Debugging Tech for Women Biz Owners of Color

The deck is stacked against minority female entrepreneurs in one of America’s fastest-growing industries. But an array of initiatives offers hope.

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