Last year, I had the privilege of organizing and hosting a panel of women at the Nightclub & Bar Show I'm speaking again this year (about technology -- also a timely and important topic
Finding Strong Female Role Models in Male Dominated Fields This post is brought to sheBOOM by Christine Schmiedeler, a new contributor to sheBOOM and Business Administration student at the University of Michigan. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As a young woman who is going into business, I enjoy taking the time to
Title IX: What you need to know about the laws that changed the game for women. Title IX states that, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to
What is it like to be a part of the 4% of female NFL agents? In short, challenging. In 2005 Kristin Kuliga, president and CEO of K Sports and Entertainment, was the only female agent working with active NFL players. After being told she would never
97% of women in C-Suite positions reported playing sports as children . Business Insider reports that sports teach girls motivational skills, team building, and the ability to see projects through to completion. The leadership skills and competitive attitude taught through sports serve women well: 61% of the women
Seun Adigun, captain of the newly formed Nigerian Olympic Bobsled Team, is making history. No African nation has ever participated in the Olympic bobsledding event, and this year Nigeria is slated to be the first (Fortune). Adigun began her Olympic career in Track and Field, but
Just how far have women come since the start of the Olympic Games? The “2016 Women in the Olympic Movement Factsheet,” published by the International Olympic Committee contains some cool facts. The first women to participate in the Olympics did so in Paris in 1900.
Women are leading cannabis education, and Ellementa is at the helm. Aliza Sherman, co-founder and CEO of Ellementa, author, and tech entrepreneur, is sharing her knowledge of cannabis for health and wellness. Aliza got her start in tech, where she founded the first woman-owned internet company: Cybergrrl Inc.
Make those 80+ years count! The life expectancy for women in 2030 may be as high as 83. (It varies by continent and country, according to these stats.) As women founders and entrepreneurs we are often busy worrying mostly about the success of our businesses and the