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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.

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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.

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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.

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Young, European and Entrepreneurial? You’re in Demand

A new pan-European campaign aimed at supporting young entrepreneurs will launch in March in key European markets – the UK, Germany, Poland, Italy and Spain — with plans to expand across the continent in subsequent years.

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Election Politics, Media and Working Women

Both Michelle Obama and Ann Romney’s celebrated convention speeches highlighted their role as mothers rather than using the moment to discuss the issues women face in the workplace, including the pay gap.

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Facts on Women-Owned Businesses

Women-owned firms in the United States have grown 1. 5 times faster than the national average over the past 15 years and the greatest share of women-owned firms are in educational services, health care and social assistance, and entertainment and recreation.

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