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The “F” Word: Female Social Entrepreneurs Share Stories of Failure

The “F” Word: Female Social Entrepreneurs Share Stories of Failure

We have all struggled with mistakes, personally and professionally, but we don’t always talk about them. Finally, some of the brave women within our network have come forth to briefly share their stories and ideas. Take in some of their hard-learned lessons, and maybe their words of wisdom will help you move more easily through your(…)

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Musings of an Entrepreneur Who Knows What She Wants

Musings of an Entrepreneur Who Knows What She Wants

By: Stephen Robert Morse  Kathryn Minshew is co-founder and CEO of themuse.com, a website providing immersive job search tools, career-related articles, professional development tools and job matching resources. “Great people come to us to answer the question, ‘What do I want to do with my life?’” Minshew says. To date, her company has helped 15 million job seekers(…)

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EILEEN FISHER: Activating Leadership Grantees 2013

EILEEN FISHER: Activating Leadership Grantees 2013

We salute EILEEN FISHER’s commitment to empowering women. Check out the inspirational organizations and programs that received 2013 grants from the company ranging in amounts from $20K-$70K. And stay tuned for the announcement of  Activating Leadership winners for 2014. ABAN (A Ban Against Neglect): Young Women’s Empowerment Program: Empowers neglected and vulnerable homeless young women(…)

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Wanna Spend the Next Six Months in India Making a Difference?

Wanna Spend the Next Six Months in India Making a Difference?

We love the IDEX Accelerator! It helps those without much training in social entrepreneurship learn the ropes and get practical experience on the ground in some of our fave cities in India….Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. As a fellow, you are placed with a thriving local social enterprise, and you work for six months helping the(…)

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