Tag Archives: women business owners

Athena International

Athena International – Owning a Business: My Story

In September I will have the great opportunity of moderating a panel discussion at the Athena International conference where the topic is about owning a business. The insiders sharing their experience will be: Julie Brandle, President/Founder, Metis Construction Services June Taylor, Chair, Ohio Casino Control Commission; President, MAC Installations & Consulting, LLC Stacey Zahoranski,  Wealth Advisor, Beacon Wealth […]

funding women owned businesses

Funding Women Owned Businesses

“Who run the world? – girls!” That is Beyoncé’s take. But first we have to help with funding women owned businesses. The same gender bias that keeps women from positions of leadership seems to be hindering women from obtaining the financial backing they need to explore their entrepreneurial goals. Gwen Moran of Fast Company explored this […]

Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit During National Small Business Week

This week, May 4-8, 2015 marks the 52nd year recognizing the importance of the small business owner in the United States. National Small Business Week is set aside to honor and acknowledge the value the small business is to job creation and economic growth across our country.  From the SBA site we learn: More than half […]

Trust: An Advantage Women Business Owners Have

So often women business owners believe that they are not as well respected as their male counterparts and perhaps in some cases that is true. But in a recent article from Lisa Wehr of One Up Web entitled Respect, Cynicism, Sacrifice, she talks a little bit about the edge women have over men. The eight […]

100 Women Leaders in STEM

Stem Connector has compiled a wonderful list of 100 women leaders in STEM and the report is absolutely fascinating to read. Not only are each of the women highlighted but the beginning of the report talks about the value of girls and women in the STEM industries (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Here is just a sampling: Commitment […]

It’s a Women’s World Now

Not exactly, but there are some arguments that support a shift from the centuries long belief that all growth and success came from it being a “man’s world.” In 2006 Mary Clare Hunt wrote a marketing book called “In Women we Trust” that shared the fact that women make 80% of the buying decisions when […]