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Campaigning for More Women in U.S. Government

Some women seek to solve pressing societal issues by running for local office, and join a pipeline of female candidates who may someday run for higher office. But why aren’t there more — and how can we turn the tide?

Candice Helfand-RogersCampaigning for More Women in U.S. Government
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An Entrepreneurial Duo Helps Women Find Welcoming Workplaces

Georgene Huang and Romy Newman cofounded Fairygodboss to help the women of America’s workforce find jobs at supportive, female-friendly companies. Could they change U.S. companies in the process?

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A Female Filmmaker Takes On Hollywood Gender Inequity

Kathleen Messmer, founder and owner of Anvil Springs Entertainment, is doing her part to fix the movie industry’s gender imbalance by putting more women behind the camera.

Candice Helfand-RogersA Female Filmmaker Takes On Hollywood Gender Inequity
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Businesswomen on the Ballot – Joyce Beatty

Congresswoman and former entrepreneur Joyce Beatty has walked the walk as a small business advocate during her two terms representing Ohio’s 3rd district. And she’s not done yet.

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Threading the Needle: Lavanya Coodly

Lavanya Coodly, who debuted her spring/summer 2017 collection during NYFW, is a fashion-industry newcomer who is building a name for herself.

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Businesswomen on the Ballot – Eileen Bedell

First-time Democratic congressional candidate and law firm owner Eileen Bedell is bringing a lifetime of personal experiences and insights to her campaign to represent Virginia’s 7th district.

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Scaling Up: When Equity Matters

Meet three women entrepreneurs who took on the male-dominated world of equity investing and got cash infusions to expand their companies under terms just right for them.

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Scaling Up: When Debt is a Good Four-Letter Word

Many women business owners believe debt is “bad,” but it can be a very good thing for entrepreneurs who want to expand their reach, without giving up ownership or control to an equity investor.

Riva RichmondScaling Up: When Debt is a Good Four-Letter Word