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Meet a cool girltanker: Aleksandra Zemke from Poland

Meet a cool girltanker: Aleksandra Zemke from Poland

•   Who I Am:  My name is Aleksandra Zemke. I am a Polish social entrepreneur, based in Barcelona, Spain. I am a big fan of design, new technologies, the start-up spirit and collaborative working. And I am extra passionate about innovative educational tools and smart solutions that help foster sustainable development. •   What I Do: I founded Smilemundo in 2011(…)

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Angel Investors Looking for Women Entrepreneurs Now!

Angel Investors Looking for Women Entrepreneurs Now!

Check out this listing of women’s investor circles (or groups specifically interested in investing in women entrepreneurs) and find the perfect one to help accelerate your business! (listed alphabetically by region) AFRICA Kenya and Southern Africa Kenya Women Investment Company: This group of female investors in eastern and southern Africa invests primarily in real estate to(…)

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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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Indie Filmmaker Baumann

Indie Filmmaker Baumann

Indie Filmmaker Sara Liza Baumann Tells Stories that Change Lives Sara Liza Baumann combines her love for film, media and the arts with sound research, to tackle world issues that matter most. Right now, she’s curious about how people around the world cope with terminal illnesses. What healing methods do people living with AIDS in South(…)

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