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Symbia Logistics Closes on Three Acquisitions: Woman-owned warehousing, logistics and e-commerce fulfillment company reports explosive growth


DENVER (December 11, 2018) – Symbia Logistics, a Colorado-based warehousing, logistics and e-commerce fulfillment company, is experiencing explosive growth. The company has closed on three acquisitions in recent months – Mountain States Logistics, Innovative Fulfillment Solutions and Nevada Distribution Services – and is preparing for the January 2019 grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art e-commerce fulfillment operation in Aurora, Colo. Sym...
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Purse Power and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Partner to Support Survivors


Purse Power is working to create a safe and equal world for women and girls. We are partnering with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to further this mission. Edmond, OK (November 30, 2018) – Purse Power, Inc, the largest women-owned, women-led online business organization, announces a partnership with the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) , the nation’s leading grassroots voice on domestic violence. NCADV and Pu...
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MORE WOMEN ON BOARDS IS BETTER FOR BUSINESS, AND CALIFORNIA IS LEADING THE WAY


One of the principal goals of a public company’s board of directors is to enhance shareholder value, and studies show that more women on boards is better for business. So why isn’t Wall Street jumping at the opportunity to achieve gender parity? Board entrenchment—independent directors have been sitting on boards for too long. According to a 2016 study by Harvard Law, term limits are in place at only 3% of S&P 500 companies—a decrease from 5%...
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Come Dream Out Loud with Us!


Tackling Gender Parity For the past four years, I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in Women in Technology. This by no means makes me the expert on all issues women face, but one thing is clear to me: the world is now ready to tackle the important task of gender parity in the workplace. People from all over the tech industry are connecting with me to ask what they can do to help. This certainly is a great time to be involved with this mission...
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DevMar Products Brings Young Enterprising Women Mentoring Forum To Nashville


“You have to see it to be it.” These words have been spoken over the years by trailblazers who have used their achievements as a platform to inspire other women and young girls. In that spirit, DevMar Products, LLC teamed up with Enterprising Women Magazine to present Nashville’s first Young Enterprising Women Mentoring Forum. This national program, sponsored by the Enterprising Women Foundation, provides high school girls with the opportunity to...
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CloudNOW Announces Top Women Entrepreneurs in Cloud Innovation Winners


Today, the winners of CloudNOW’s seventh annual Top Women Entrepreneurs in Cloud Innovation Awards were announced, recognizing ten outstanding women in the industry. CloudNOW is a non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud computing, providing a forum for networking, knowledge sharing, mentoring and economic growth, including a Future Leaders STEM Scholarship for women in tech. This year’s Top Women in Cloud Award winners are (in alphabe...
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The Brightest Minds in Magazine Media Celebrated at the Folio: 100 - Monica Smiley named to Folio:100 List


Recognizing magazine media's thought leaders, trendsetters and newsmakers. NEW YORK – The Grand Ballroom of The Yale Club in Manhattan was packed with some of magazine media’s brightest minds on Thursday to celebrate Folio:’s list of the top 100 innovators, entrepreneurial thinkers, and industry-disruptors from over the past year. The annual list, which is comprised of the best thought-leaders from the industry, and recognizes them for the tangib...
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Enterprising Women Names Three Women Business Owners to its Advisory Board Peggy Gionta, Kris Martinez and Monika Moss-Gransberry Inspire Success Among Clients and Colleagues


RALEIGH, N.C., December 4, 2018 –Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Peggy Gionta, Kris Martinez and Monika Moss-Gransberry to the Enterprising Women Advisory Board. All three have built substantial and lasting businesses based upon their respective areas of expertise and mutual passion for their clients’ success. As such, they embody the leadership values of Enterprising Women and its network of success...
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SWITZERLAND TO HOST 2019 GLOBAL SUMMIT OF WOMEN

 

Women government leaders, senior executives and entrepreneurs from around the world are marking July 4-6, 2019 on their calendars as the date of the 2019 Global Summit of Women in Basel, Switzerland. The premier global business and economic forum for women for the past 29 years, the Summit looks forward to bringing over 1,000 influential leaders in business and government from 60+ countries to Switzerland, world-renowned not only for its beauty but also for its formidable financial and healthcare centers.


Switzerland, with a wealth of women business achievers in different capacities, serves as an apt venue for the Global Summit of Women and its focus on promoting women’s economic advancement. Topping several Quality of Life surveys and ranked second in the 2018 UNDP Human Development Report, Switzerland is especially suited to the theme of the 2019 Summit – Women: Re-Defining Success, which explores the ways in which access to equitable pay, leadership roles, and the ability to have ‘success’ at home as well as at work comprise women’s sense of well-being as economic stakeholders. Switzerland has pending pay equity legislation for consideration by its Parliament as well as a quota law for women on boards.

“We are so pleased to bring the 2019 Global Summit of Women to Switzerland, specifically to Basel, given its role not just as an art center but also the headquarters for some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical/healthcare/biotech companies. “I know that women traveling to Basel for the Summit will find it welcoming and an inviting location to make contacts with Swiss businesswomen eager to connect with their global counterparts.”
Women and men interested in being a part of this engaging, solutions-oriented gathering of high caliber participants are invited to come to Basel to take part in the information-sharing, skills-building and global networking which have made the Global Summit of Women the leading forum for women in business globally.

To hear a welcome from the Head of Basel’s of International Affairs, click the video above
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Registration for the 2019 Summit is now open. For more information on the 2019 Summit and to reserve your space in this global gathering, go to www.globewomen.org/globalsummit.

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U.S. SENATE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE COMMEMORATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF H.R. 5050


WASHINGTON, D.C., November 16, 2018 – Today, U.S. Senators Jim Risch (R-ID) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, passed a Senate resolution commemorating the 30th anniversary of H.R. 5050, the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988. Last month, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) celebrated this historic legislation that eliminated all individual state laws req...
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