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Our Definitions of Success: Meaning Over Money

Women are debunking the myth that entrepreneurship is about building the next big thing and making millions. Their goals are more lofty — and arguably more difficult.

Riva RichmondOur Definitions of Success: Meaning Over Money
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Top Challenges: Getting More Strategic, Sooner

The nuts-and-bolts work of running a business preoccupies many women entrepreneurs. Are they thinking strategically enough and soon enough to build the strongest, best companies they can?

Riva RichmondTop Challenges: Getting More Strategic, Sooner
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Role Models: Who They See When They Look Up

When it comes to role models, the women entrepreneurs who took part in our 1,000 Stories campaign revere one key family member over all other influencers.

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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?

Riva RichmondThe Women Entrepreneurs Who Beat Hurricane Sandy
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Amid Recession, Women Gain Momentum

Experts weigh in on growth trends in women’s entrepreneurship, based on preliminary data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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The Pay Gap Itself is Unequal

A map from our friends at Expert Market shows that the size of pay disparities between men and women varies widely within the United States.

The Story ExchangeThe Pay Gap Itself is Unequal
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Fostering Female Social Entrepreneurs

Longtime activist Servane Mouazan says women are drawn to mission-based businesses. She hopes her London network will help thousands grow their social enterprises.

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Immigration Reform: It’s Not Dead After All

Business groups met with House lawmakers this week to get a bill on the floor by year’s end. We take another look at what immigration reform could do for women entrepreneurs.

Colleen DeBaiseImmigration Reform: It’s Not Dead After All
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Record High: 40% of Moms Are Primary Breadwinners

New research has found that 40 percent of all households with children under 18 years of age include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of family income.

The Story ExchangeRecord High: 40% of Moms Are Primary Breadwinners
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Bras Free Women From Sex Trafficking

What to do with those old bras stuffed in the back of your drawer? Watch how a suburban mom is using them to save women from sex trafficking.

The Story ExchangeBras Free Women From Sex Trafficking