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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day founder Wendy Diamond shares how she built a global advocacy campaign from scratch.     Two years after hosting the most expensive dog wedding in history to raise funds for the Humane Society of New York, social entrepreneur Wendy Diamond set her sights on an even bigger goal— uplifting the 250 million […]

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Education creates a strong foundation for women entrepreneurs because it aids in the development of critical thinking and is one of the most effective ways to expand opportunities for women and their daughters.   The World Bank estimates that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) represent 51.5% of GDP in high-income countries, as opposed to 15.6% […]

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A week from today, a new “day” hits the calendar in the increasingly consumer and cause-themed week after Thanksgiving. Women on Wednesday – with its own hashtag #WomenWOW – is designed to celebrate women entrepreneurs and encourage both investment in women-owned startups and shopping in women-owned businesses. Of course, it all spins off from the consumer madness of […]

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The first Women’s Entrepreneurship Day was packed with girl power, practical advice and a killer soundtrack. Nov. 19 is International Men’s Day. It’s also World Toilet Day. But that didn’t stop entrepreneur and animal-rescue advocate Wendy Diamond from proclaiming it Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, with a little help from both Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York […]

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 If you feel any symptoms of COVID-19, please find health care options if you are unemployed on healthcare.gov. You can also visit your local or state government website or benefits.gov for details. Here are some other resources to help you through this difficult time: United Way: COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund 211.org: Locally-curated social services information about COVID-19 Department of Labor: COVID-19 […]

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