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Two House Moms Call A Strike!

Producing an interactive book app is a lot like making a film. By Rania Ajami (Founder & Director, Jumping Pages)

As a mom, sometimes I just want to go on strike!

All moms, working and stay-at-home, can sometimes feel underpaid, under-appreciated and misused. Yet one day, as I looked around my own home, it occurred to me that I was probably not the only one who felt this way. TV blaring, lights burning, washer and dryer continually spinning, a kitchen resembling a 24-hour diner.

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Cross-Cultural Communication In The Global Marketplace

By Irene Tieh (Founder, Cross-Cultural Connector) After hearing several frustrating accounts of friends working in China or having difficulty engaging with their Asian employees and students, I was inspired to launch my cross-cultural communications startup due to my experience in dealing with clients from China, engineers from Germany, programmers from India, and partners from all over the United States with diverse backgrounds

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Why The Web And Global Financial Systems Need Female X Factor

By Twain Liu (Founder, Senseus) The global financial crisis is causing $100+ trillion of effects to our households, communities and economies, and its root causes go beyond the behaviors of a few dozen bankers and the responses of regulators and politicians.

The system’s failings are actually also in the code and mathematical models underpinning the technologies that are supposed to support intelligent decision-making but which are sub-optimally smart because their Y logic is missing female X factor.

Since 2008, there have been calls to increase the

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The Girl Effect And The Global Female Entrepreneurial Spirit

By Blake Landau (Blogger, What's Your Story) Most of us would agree that education leads to a better life. At a certain age we discover that with economic freedom comes true freedom. If a woman has her own money she has independence, she has choices, she has agency to move about as she pleases.

A woman with an education can support herself, can start a company, and decide the path of her choice.

Let’s meet Sanchita -- a prime example of how with a little support and resources, girls can be entrepreneurial and start businesses for themselves and for their family.

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Women and Mentoring in the U.S. (LinkedIn Infographic)

By Nicole Williams (Connection Director, LinkedIn) LinkedIn’s latest study found (in a survey of nearly 1,000 female professionals in the U.S.) that 82% of women agree that having a mentor is important.

But what will knock your socks off is that considering the competitive employment landscape, and the universal belief that mentorship is a critical component to career success, 19% (that’s nearly 1 out of every 5 women) have NEVER had a mentor.

Here is an infographic from LinkedIn:

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