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A French Innovator Who Is No Longer Afraid

A French Innovator Who Is No Longer Afraid

Who am I? My name is Adele Galey, and I co-founded Tickets for Change, the first Tour de France of social innovators, and I run Athena, an entrepreneurship and personal growth program for women in Chile. What exactly do these ventures do? Tickets for Change takes 50+ talented 18-30 year olds on a two-week tour(…)

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Socially-Conscious Fashion By VOZ: Showcasing Female Mapuche Weavers from Chile

Socially-Conscious Fashion By VOZ: Showcasing Female Mapuche Weavers from Chile

Wearing garments cut from the cloth of social change has bred a different class of fashionistas—one that girltanker Jasmine E. Aarons, CEO and Design Director of VOZ (or voice in Spanish), hopes will only grow in the coming years. Her multifaceted team of designers and artisans comprised of Mapuche weavers is as original as the(…)

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Top 5 Tips on How to Attract Angel Investors

Top 5 Tips on How to Attract Angel Investors

Did you know that attracting an angel investor is easier than ever before? In 2013, only 24% of U.S. women-owned ventures received angel investment, according to the Center for Venture Research. But there are now more people investing as angels globally, and many are specifically looking to support women entrepreneurs. Here’s what you can do(…)

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The Many Currencies of a Brazilian Feminist…

The Many Currencies of a Brazilian Feminist…

I came here to confess something from the bottom of my broken…wallet. I am a journalist who exchanged newsrooms and the long hours before deadlines to follow my principles and passion. Yeah…I am one of those people. I used to write about fashion, until the day I realized that it was much more interesting to(…)

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Mum’s the Word…

Mum’s the Word…

A few of us start-up entrepreneurs from Start-Up Chile and women business leaders in Chile met yesterday to discuss the idea of a women’s conference in Chile. Mum’s the word on the details, but we’ve got a rather cool idea in mind for next April. Our goal is to be an inspiring and motivational space(…)

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