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Posts by Samantha Kelly
How Saying No to Big-Name Cosmetics Gave This Woman Entrepreneur a Creative Business Idea
Rachel Budde of Fat and the Moon wanted makeup with recognizable ingredients. When she couldn’t find what she was looking for, she set out on her own.
Why Stereotypes Make People Trust Attractive Women Less — and Why This Needs to Stop
New research suggests the “Femme Fatale Effect” makes some people believe attractive business women are schemers when they are often anything but.
Serena Williams Just Revealed That She’s Been Secretly Investing In Women for 5 Years
America’s most-buzzed-about professional tennis player took to Instagram to reveal her portfolio, which favors diverse leadership.
8 Sibling-Run Businesses to Celebrate #NationalSiblingsDay
These women entrepreneurs didn’t pick their families, but ended up picking their sisters (or brothers) to be business partners
Hey, Parents. If You Want Daughters to Succeed, Try Cultivating This Type of Mindset
Author Brian Weisfeld talks to The Story Exchange about his upcoming book that aims to empower girls to be entrepreneurs — one lemonade stand at a time.
Michelle Obama’s Record-Breaking Memoir Celebrates a Valuable Resource for Ambitious Women
Michelle Obama’s new book, “Becoming,” is flying off the proverbial shelves – and reinforcing the positive effects of having female role models to its millions of readers.
Glossier, the ‘Millennial Pink’ Makeup Line, Just Became a $1 Billion Brand
After raising its latest round of venture capital, Emily Weiss’s Glossier is now a woman-led unicorn.
5 Women Who Became Young Billionaires (Including Kylie Jenner, Of Course)
Kylie Jenner recently became the youngest self-made billionaire in the world, breaking a record previously held by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and joining a very short list of powerhouse women.
How Stitch Fix Is Celebrating International Women’s Day
In honor of Women’s History Month, online styling site Stitch Fix is encouraging female employees to talk about workplace motivation on Twitter.
Bra Company ThirdLove Pulls in $55 Million from Women Investors Like Katie Couric, Susan Wojcicki
ThirdLove can now make and sell bras designed for every unique female body. Male investors should take note.
Kim Kardashian West Just Knocked Fast Fashion. That’s a Good Thing
Entrepreneur and superstar Kim Kardashian West took to Twitter to decry fast fashion after a brand unveiled a knock-off of her 1998 Thierry Mugler dress. She’s not the only businesswoman standing against the practice.