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In Rural Uganda, Women Supporting Women

Seven Ugandan women farmers banded together in 2015 to found the Network of Women in Agribusiness and Development. They’re already giving hundreds of poor women in rural communities the skills and confidence to improve their lives.

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TSE Quick Take: Business Ownership for Black Women

Black female entrepreneurs are starting up at higher rates than any other group. A new report looks at why — and examines the hurdles they face in growing their firms.

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Starting a Business with a Helping of Homework

Young women are charging into entrepreneurship. We talked to five dynamos who founded businesses in college or soon after — and learned a lot about the benefits of starting up young.

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A Female Entrepreneur Rises from Defeat

Funlayo Alabi’s venture, Shea Radiance, suffered a huge setback a few years ago. But purpose and passion gave her the strength to weather the storm.

Candice Helfand-RogersA Female Entrepreneur Rises from Defeat
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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.

Candice Helfand-RogersFighting Inequality with Entrepreneurship
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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.

Candice Helfand-RogersDebugging Tech for Women Biz Owners of Color
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Branding a Business When Race Intrudes

For some women business owners of color, racial stereotypes can influence how they brand and market their ventures. But should they?

Candice Helfand-RogersBranding a Business When Race Intrudes