Here are just a couple of fun facts about women from history who were/are way ahead of their time -- engaging in professions that involved science, tech, math, and engineering (where females are still under-represented).
Florence Nightingale: Social Activist Turned Applied Statistician
Though Nightingale is best remembered for
Entrepreneur Nicole Bandklayder is a triple threat. She runs a successful marketing/PR firm, a virtual jewelry and handbag retailer, and most recently launched The Cookie Cups, a bakery that takes the humble cookie and elevates it to the next level. SheBOOM spoke with Nicole about her journey
Bianca Herbert, a 28-year old founder, is launching a new line of tea-infused cookies. She also dreams of opening her own tea parlor one day. She got the idea when visiting Japan and tasting a variety of new flavors. Her site is New York Tea
From chaos comes 'Order. 'At least that's how it happened for organizing consultant Leslie Josel, who faced a maelstrom of challenges in 2002, including her son's ADHD diagnosis. Unable to find information and solutions to support him, Leslie did her own research and was able to design organizational and
What types of businesses are women starting?
Over the past days (since sheBOOM launched), we reached out to hundreds of thousands of women to gather their stories.
The response has been overwhelming (in a great way). Capturing all of their wisdom and successes would take years. And we like
Every year I go to the Fancy Food Show to Sample and Schmooze
I'm blown away by the number of women who are starting food businesses. They are turning their passions (cooking, retail, and baking) into profits. I wrote an article about this trend for the Huffington
A job in the financial world didn’t pack the creative punch Lucia Caldera was looking for, so she left to pursue her passion as a filmmaker as co-owner of Chipotle Films. Now she is spearheading the company’s Women Empowerment Video Initiative, short films that feature stories of
Gail Backal was a full-time product manager at Kodak and part-time photographer who couldn’t find a stylish option to lug around her photo equipment while still looking chic. Seeing opportunity, Gail launched Jill-e Designs, the first company to design camera bags just for women. Poised to celebrate its ten-year anniversary
What to Write About the Day After the Election?
Although many political decisions affect women and small business owners, we have chosen to keep this site free of political discussions.
What is one thing you can do every day, regardless of who is living in that big
Women have a huge say in who becomes our next President and we hope we inspired you to exercise your right to vote with our "Just Vote, Dammit!" post. In fact, more women than men have voted in the past 12 elections! Girl power! 43%