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Women Presidents' Organization launches New Chapter in New Brunswick Atlantic Canada

New York, NY (September 21, 2016) -- The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), an international peer advisory group for million-dollar plus women-led companies, is launching a new chapter in New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada. A kick-off event, hosted by WPO corporate sponsor BMO, will be held on September 26th, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the BMO Main Branch, 505 King Street, Fredericton. Dr. Marsha Firestone, WPO President and Founder, will attend.

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Award-Winning Women in Film Create Commercial Spot to Celebrate Super Amazing Princess Heroes & the Girls They Inspire


LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 12, 2016 – Little girls love princesses, but what happens when you ask them what princesses actually do? Better yet, what happens when you combine princess and superheroes together? Director Lena Khan, producer Megha Kadakia, music composer Lisa Liu, and editor Carol Carimi Acutt explore just that and more in a new Super Amazing Princess Heroes (SAPH) commercial spot that inspires girls to be tomorrow’s heroes.

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New Firm Formation Picking Up in the US, Led by Women


One of lingering negative after effects of the 2007-2009 recession has been sluggish business start-up rates - except, of course, among women-owned businesses. (See our 2015 and 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses reports, underwritten by American Express OPEN.) Now, a recent analysis from the as found that start-up rates are picking up again, and are continuing to be led by women-owned firms.

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Deloitte Announces 16 Weeks of Fully Paid Family Leave Time for Caregiving - Deloitte's Family Leave Program First of Its Kind for Professional Services


NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this month, Deloitte professionals – from the parent celebrating the arrival of a new child, to the professional caring for a spouse or significant other, to the professional supporting aging parents – will have an extra layer of support from Deloitte's new family leave program. This bold new step in the broader caregiving space recognizes the changing family dynamics and emerging needs of Deloitte's professionals. Men and women alike will now be eligible for up to 16 weeks of fully paid family leave to support a range of life events impacting them and their families.

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National Women's Council Announces New Online Resource Platform for Growth-Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs


WASHINGTON – June 30, 2016 – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) today unveiled Grow Her Business: A Resource from Start-up to Scale-up, an online, searchable repository of nearly 200 premiere, growth-oriented programs for entrepreneurs. This new directory will connect entrepreneurs to the resources they need to obtain capital, build industry knowledge and develop the skills needed to meet high-growth objectives.

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