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  • For the First Time…Women Pass Men in Advanced Degrees!

    For the first time, American women have passed men in gaining advanced college degrees as well as bachelor’s degrees, part of a trend that is helping redefine who goes off to work and who stays home with the kids. Census figures released Tuesday highlight the latest education milestone for...

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  • For the First Time…Women Pass Men in Advanced Degrees!

    For the first time, American women have passed men in gaining advanced college degrees as well as bachelor’s degrees, part of a trend that is helping redefine who goes off to work and who stays home with the kids. Census figures released Tuesday highlight the latest education milestone for...

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  • Key4Women Partners With Women Impacting Public Policy to Educate Women on Access to Capital

    KeyBank announced today Key4Women’s sponsorship of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), a national non-partisan public policy organization that advocates for and on behalf of women-owned businesses. Key4Women, a Key Bank program for women in business, will partner with WIPP to offer a national educational program “Women Accessing Capital: Women,...

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  • The Key to Helping Women Entrepreneurs? Finding More Woman Investors!

    Golden Seeds, based in New York, is one of the largest angel groups in the country and is focused on supporting companies led by women. The group is helping to add more women to the ranks of investors in startups. That’s key to helping female entrepreneurs since six years...

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  • Small Business Ownership by Women Entrepreneurs Increases 20.1% Since 2002

    This year, as business and government leaders prepare to gather in Washington, D.C. to celebrate National Small Business Week (May 16-20), Stroller Strides wants to highlight the fact that today, according to the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), women own 7.8 million of the 27.2 million small businesses in...

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  • Business Plan Contests: Where Are the Women?

    Women often go missing from the 100-plus entrepreneurial competitions held annually in the U.S., where winners take home prizes ranging from cash and trophies to contacts that can lead to opportunities.  While no formal statistics are kept, several people connected with business plan and entrepreneurship competitions say women represent...

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