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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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The Independent Life – Susan Johnson

The founder female-focused website Women.com says financial success has let her outsource chores, so she can spend more time with her family.

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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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The Independent Life – Jessica Porter

Success has allowed the art-loving lawyer behind Porter Advisory and Porter Contemporary to design her work days in ways that make her happiest.

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The Independent Life – Melissa Moo Harkins

The founder of MooMotion, which makes clothing for female triathletes, says she’s thrilled she ditched a Wall Street career for one that lets her help women.

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The Independent Life – Pam Cooper

The woman behind fundraising platform Boosterville says the flexibility that comes with being the boss gives her time to get more involved with her kids’ school lives.

The Story ExchangeThe Independent Life – Pam Cooper
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The Independent Life – Emily Gimmel Mitchell

The founder of accessories maker Graceship says that, after toiling to grow her business, she has the tools to balance new motherhood and supporting her family emotionally and financially.

The Story ExchangeThe Independent Life – Emily Gimmel Mitchell
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The Independent Life – Melon Dash

The founder of Miracle Swimming, which teaches adults to swim safely, says her business has both worn out her passport and imbued her with invaluable self-worth.

The Story ExchangeThe Independent Life – Melon Dash
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The Independent Life – Michelle Ciarlo-Hayes

The woman behind MKC Photography, an eco-conscious home décor company, was able to create her dream in-home work and art studio, thanks to the success of her business.

The Story ExchangeThe Independent Life – Michelle Ciarlo-Hayes