When you are an entrepreneur raising money is a key focus of your efforts. Once you raise that first round, there will always be a need to raise more in order to grow your business. So strap in, entrepreneurs, when you take on that CEO title realize that title means “chief fundraiser” among many other things. Many entrepreneurs start out with small business loans or do what a lot of entrepreneurs do in the early days...fund it themselves via small business loans, credit cards and...Read More
The market is suddenly bursting with women's events, so we thought we'd distill the noise and narrow it down to our Top 5 Women's Career Conferences in the upcoming year. These conferences offer women a variety of means for career advice, networking, mentorship and education. Here is our list of the top 5 we would attend this year. For a larger list of career related conferences visit The...Read More
There’s nothing like the arrival of Spring to get you reassessing the various aspects of your life. From being a better partner, mother, and yes, professional, a new year is the clean slate that can help inspire you to craft the career (and life) you’ve always wanted. But let’s say that your days of a full-time, in-office, 9-5 job are over. Does that mean you have to face a killer commute again and run the risk of not being able to attend your child’s mid-day writing celebration?...Read More
If this stack of books is any indication, the issue of family leave and childcare is an ongoing and challenging topic which is why the FAMILY Act is so important. Women are still by and large running the household. Equality at home is few and far between. And families still don't get the support they need to do something as simple as care for their families. As a nation we rank far behind other countries in putting families first, and we are behind in putting women on equal footing with men...Read More
Nicole Feliciano is a "mom boss", an entrepreneur and busy mom of two. For the last ten years she's been sharing her personal finds and interests with like-minded moms on her site, MomTrends and has gathered other like-minded moms to her team along the way.