View Post

The Harsh Realities for India’s Working Women

Thousands of women in India, who are increasingly working and studying, have repeatedly taken to the streets to express anger over attitudes towards women, calling for major change.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeThe Harsh Realities for India’s Working Women
View Post

The First ‘Giving Tuesday’

With images of shoppers fighting over merchandise on Black Friday, the spirit of giving seems lost in the extreme materialism that the holidays have come to represent. Charitable groups are starting a new holiday tradition, called Giving Tuesday.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeThe First ‘Giving Tuesday’
View Post

Finding Upsides in the Economic Downturn

Problems can be opportunities – if you look for them that is. For small business owners, there’s been plenty of soul searching as a result of the great recession.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeFinding Upsides in the Economic Downturn
View Post

This Holiday Season: Give Good, Feel Great

In New York a new holiday market is offering products from women-owned sustainable businesses that are making a difference around the world.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeThis Holiday Season: Give Good, Feel Great
View Post

How Women Small Businesses are Coping with Sandy

The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy will affect businesses for weeks if not months. And for small businesses, the backbone of New York City’s economy, a blow from a disaster like Sandy can have a huge impact.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeHow Women Small Businesses are Coping with Sandy
View Post

Small Business Wages Are Rising Fast

Small business wages are growing faster than their medium and large-sized business counterparts, according to quarterly data released by PayScale.

The Story ExchangeSmall Business Wages Are Rising Fast
View Post

Clinton: Blocks on Women Hurting Global Growth

Restrictions on women’s participation in business and the labor force are costing “massive amounts” of economic growth and income around the world and slowing the recovery says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeClinton: Blocks on Women Hurting Global Growth
View Post

The Rise of Women in Tech

While there’s finally demand for women in the technological field, too few of them have computer science or engineering backgrounds to take on tech jobs.

The Story ExchangeThe Rise of Women in Tech