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Social media is changing. Twitter may have started as a male-dominate platform, but a recent study by Beevolve.com found that women now outnumber men on Twitter by 6%, and that women users are more active, tweeting on average more often than men. The subjects they are interested in are different too: family and fashion are […]

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Women launch businesses at 1.5 times the national rate, according to data gathered in the 2010 census. That’s an incredible number, but it’s accompanied by some less thrilling news: the same data shows that companies founded by women are less likely to break $1 million in revenues. There may be plenty of women-owned businesses out […]

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“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.” - Madeleine Albright. There’s a stereotype that women in the business world are bitches. And can you blame them? Many successful women have fought tooth-and-nail to get to where they are, competing against men who work the same jobs for higher salaries and […]

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A DNTL Podcast on CBC’s radio one discussed the issue of bragging. Many of us – especially women – struggle to talk about ourselves. Why is this? Research conducted by Yale University sheds some light on the topic of bragging. Corinne Moss-Racusin – a Yale associate whose research focuses on reactions to women who don’t […]

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Women Are Aiming High

We’ve been told to shoot for the stars — and that’s exactly what we’re doing. Young women told a Pew Research survey that two-thirds of them (66 percent) rate their career as either “one of the most important things” or “very important” on their list of life priorities. These are young women between the ages […]

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