Are Women Entrepreneurs Risk Averse?

  In a recent blog post Dr. Helen Smith raised a question about the differences between men and women in business. She asked, if women are more risk averse than men in business, will they be less ...


Women Entrepreneurs and the Imposter Syndrome

As a young woman entrepreneur starting out in my first business I was pretty audacious, but before I achieved the success I wanted I had one big obstacle to overcome: the imposter syndrome. In this ep...


Lean In: Four Awesome Business queues to Take from Sheryl Sandburg

Leaning in has become a popular phrase in business circles these days. According to Sheryl Sandberg, author of the book “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,” women have an obligatio...


Interview: Adelaide Lancaster Supports Women Entrepreneurs with In Good Company

I recently had an opportunity to chat with Adelaide Lancaster, co-founder of In Good Company, “a first of its kind community, business learning center, and coworking space for women entrepreneurs lo...


How Women Can Balance Strong Leadership With Authenticity

As women, we face unique challenges as leaders, whether we work in the corporate world or as business owners. There seems to be a large chasm between female leaders who too easily sacrifice authority,...


22 Young Women Entrepreneurs and Their Companies to Watch

Jennifer Carter Fleiss Company: Rent the Runway Age: 28 The numbers: $50 million funding with over 3 million members Rent the Runway is a membership-based website that rents high-end designer apparel...


Why Women Entrepreneurs Can Have It All

When I graduated from Barnard College over a decade ago, my class was not treated to the uplifting feminist message we had come to expect from our feminist professors.  Joyce Purnick, the first woma...