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Before Games Begin, Women Win Big At Olympics

Tomorrow is the opening ceremony for the London Summer Olympics and for the women participating in the games, there are many impressive firsts.

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Infographic: Investing in Women

Startup coach and founder of EZebis: Winning the Venture Game for Women, Pemo Theodore sent us this interesting graphic on investing in women and venture capitalists that she created.

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Walmart: Future Feminist Icon?

Women and Walmart have often been in the headlines in recent years as the result of a multitude of discrimination allegations. That’s probably why this headline by The Atlantic caught me way off guard: How Walmart is Making the World More Feminist.

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Win-Win: U.S. Helping Female African Entrepreneurs

Forty-six women from 37 African nations travelled to the U.S. in the last few weeks to learn about running an export business as part of a US State Department program aimed at helping African countries rely less on foreign aid that began in 2000.

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An Upside to the “War on Women”?

Women’s issues have been all over the media lately, and not for all the right reasons. Birth control, abortion rights, the Rush Limbaugh Sandra Fluke ‘slut’ comment controversy, Hilary Rosen’s comments on Ann Romney never working a day in her life.

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Highlights from Women in the World 2012

We were very lucky to attend the inspirational Women in the World Summit hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast this past weekend.

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Number of Women Patent Holders Surging

The number of women in America obtaining patents soared in recent years, according to new research commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council.

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NAWBO and The Story Exchange Joint Efforts

We’re proud to partner with The National Association of Women’s Business Owners (NAWBO) and to share a mission of empowering women to sart and succeed in their own businesses.

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Women’s Businesses and the Economic Downturn

When the financial market crashed in 2008, Deborah Olivo was one of the first to lose her comfortable corporate position, along with all her benefits.

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The Rise of the Immigrant Woman Entrepreneur

When we hear the words “Thai restaurant owner,” how many people picture a man? Today, however, more and more immigrant women are taking up such entrepreneurial endeavors.

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Asian Women Rising Up in World Business

The Financial Times’ annual Top 50 women in world business 2011 shows Asian women are moving up in the rankings. Eighteen Asian women were featured on this year’s list, including Asian-American Andrea Jung, CEO of Avon Cosmetics.

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The Hard Facts on Women Entrepreneurs

The potential of women to foster growth at a time when our global economy is struggling is gaining traction in many quarters.

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Banging sideways against the glass wall?

A few days ago, Nightly News with Brian Williams did a short segment on Nell Merlino, a woman who is trying to help other women entrepreneurs grow their own businesses beyond the million dollar mark despite the tough economy.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeBanging sideways against the glass wall?