Jul 23, 2014

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Proof Female CEOs Are Good For Business

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Women are leading the way in big business, and we have the data to back it up. A new analysis by Fortune indicates companies with female CEOs make more money. ”Fortune 1000 companies with female chiefs outperformed the S&P 500 index over their respective tenures,” explains Fortune’s Caroline Fairchild. Though only 51 of the Fortune 1000 companies […]

What Would You Do If Money Were No Object?

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“What would you do if money were no object? How would you really enjoy spending your life?” Several decades ago, 20th century philosopher Alan Watts implored everyday people to consider this question. According to Watts, far too many of us conflate money and happiness with the understanding that to acquire the former is to access […]

How to Think Like An Entrepreneur

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If you want to be an entrepreneur, first you have to learn how to think like one. While it’s true that some entrepreneurs are born, plenty more are made. Though it isn’t easy, one can train their brain to think like an entrepreneur. All it takes is a will and a little (okay, a lot) […]

Google Introduces New Initiative: Made With Code

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This week Google introduced Made with Code, a new initiative that encourages young women to do and make great things, such accessories, GIFs, avatars, and so much more, all using code. Made with Code is designed to do three things: Inspire girls by celebrating women and girls who are using code to do great things. […]

Help La TechLa Teach 1,000 Girls How to Code

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There is a lack of representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). More importantly, there is a lack of programs introducing coding skills to girls from communities of color. Black Girls CODE and the Latino Startup Alliance are teaming up to empower young girls of color, by introducing them to coding and […]

Nuestra Belleza’s Yahaira Nuñez Opens Lollipop Boutique in Washington Heights

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 After months of construction, renovation and lots of hard work, Yahaira Nuñez, finalist of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2011, celebrated the much anticipated grand opening of Lollipop Boutique in an intimate ceremony with members of the press, bloggers, friends and family in Washington Heights, New York. See what she has to say about her entrepreneurial style […]

Latina Spotlight on Dominican-Born Songstress Roxiny

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There’s no denying the fierce femininity evoked by her presence, Roxiny (pronounced Rox-E-n-E) defines the experimental- electro-femme-pop genre and carves new paths with lyrics drenched in magical realism. As a Dominican-born and internationally raised singer-songwriter/producer, she lights the way for a new kind of pop culture femme. When did you know music was your calling? […]

5 People Who Prove You CAN Pursue Multiple Opportunities

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There’s no straight path to success. Need proof? Just look at serial entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Sheldon Adelson, Eric Lefkofsky, and Elon Musk’s career trajectories. “Virgin Empire founder Richard Branson’s first job was selling Christmas trees. NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s first job was selling garbage bags. Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson’s first job was […]

Small Business Owners Are Becoming More Optimistic

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Things seem to be looking up for small-business owners. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, optimism among the small-business community is the highest it’s been since 2009. Check out the infographic below, compiled by Score.org, and tell us: How optimistic are you about the future of your business? [via Entrepreneur.com]  

Latina Spotlight On Sandy Bodeau, Founder of Sira&Mara Jewelry

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What inspired you to start Sira & Mara Accessories? I started Sira&Mara to let my creative side run free. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, I worked for the U.S. Senate. While I enjoyed my time in politics very much, I needed an outlet for my creativity. That’s how Sira&Mara was born. How have you seen […]

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