herHOLIDAY sheBOOMer: Stefanie O’Connell Rodriguez
Her company: Stefanie started Statement Cards – a newly launched line of greeting cards to celebrate the special women in your life and their ambitions and successes.
What's she grateful for?: She is grateful for the community that supports and inspires
How does sheBOOM contribute to holiday cheer?
Expressing gratitude for the people and actions that made 2019 a better year for us as individuals and women
Supporting women-owned businesses by promoting the products and services they create and offer.
What am I grateful for this
Betsy Fein turned her layoff and severance pay into a successful business. She began Clutterbusters!! in 2002. Since then, the business has been recognized as the premier name in professional organizing and has achieved significant local and national exposure. Betsy is known for her expertise
FACT: >70% of women don’t have easy access to affordable, feminine hygiene products. These women created a solution.
The story behind the fact: Gaby Alves and Jennifer Eden created Tampon Tribe to give women easy access to affordable, organic cotton feminine hygiene products. These two savvy
Fact: There are over 9 million women-owned companies in the United States
What should you do? Find a support group (sheBOOM)! The number of women-owned companies is continuing to increase and it is more important than ever to support your fellow female founders. Spread your wisdom and together
Fact: Less than 10% of venture capital from 2009-2015 went to female-owned companies.
What Should You Do? Explore your options! Even though 10% is an extremely low number, there are still a lot of ways you can find funding. Here are 50 ways sheBOOMers can fund their business.
Finding reliable resources for women entrepreneurs can be extremely difficult. Thankfully, Mashable compiled a list of 10 resources including radio shows, funds, and entrepreneurship centers to help out sheBOOMers!
Tory Burch, successful fashion designer and entrepreneur, understands the difficulty of starting your own business, especially as a woman. She used her knowledge and passion to create the Tory Burch Foundation which is all about empowering female entrepreneurs! Through this foundation, she mentors other women who are
Ericka Perry is not only a sheBOOMer, but also a mother who created a product to bring smiles to other mothers around the world. Ericka is the founder of The Stork Bag, a pregnancy bag subscription service that brings gifts right to your doorstep!