Exciting News for Women in Business


How to Run an Effective Meeting by Adam Bryant, New York Times

“Give me an agenda, or else I’m not going to sit there, because if I don’t know why we’re in the meeting, then there’s no reason for a meeting.”

20 Women Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the World by Annie Pilon, Small Biz Trends

“It’s a great time to be a female entrepreneur. There are plenty of trailblazers making their mark on a variety of different industries. If you’re looking for some inspiration or any female entrepreneurs to look up to, take a look at the successful women entrepreneurs listed and learn how they’re changing the world with their businesses.”

This quirky new t-shirt company is run by homeless and LGBTQ youth by Katie Dupere, Mashable

“The company, called dfrntpigeon, is giving marginalized youth in Portland, Oregon, the chance to design t-shirts that reflect their lives and experiences. The brand’s first line of shirts is called the Identity Collection, featuring designs by six young people who created pieces representing their identities and perspectives.”

Women Business Owners Will Save America by Rhonda Abrams, USA Today

“Women small business owners are saving America. The economic recovery has been a long, slow slog. Without women starting businesses, wed all be in much tougher shape. Here’s why: Women start businesses at a rate five times faster than men. In fact, women launch 1000 new businesses every day. Women would do a whole lot more to save America if only America would return the favor and treat women small business owners equally.”

Studio Tour: Naomi Hudson-Knapp, Bossladies Mag

“She said when she was in New York she never felt there was quite enough space, so she created a vastness in her work. Then, when she moved to LA, she felt like everyone was too far spread out, operating in their own sphere and never intersecting with one another, so she began to incorporate a nesting in her work.”

Instagram Launches Story Search for Hashtags and Locations by Josh Constine, TechCrunch

“Instagram Stories wants to be your window into what’s going on around a topic or place right now, so it’s adding a way to search Stories two months after Snapchat did the same. Instagram users can now search for a location or hashtag, and see a Story compiled from Story posts by other users that include that location sticker, hashtag sticker, or hashtag in the caption. Location Stories from nearby places (but not Hashtag Stories) will also appear featured in the Explore tab.”

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