What if Tory Burch Were Your Mentor?

January 29, 2014

It’s Wednesday, here’s what’s making news this week:

  • Starting your own business is tough. Raising a child is tough, too. Try doing both. For mothers like Manasi Gangan, however, the notion it would be too difficult didn’t prevent her from founding Nested Bean, a company that creates wraps for swaddling young babies safely. For more super moms like Gangan, read the list here.
  • One of the key components to being a successful entrepreneur is confidence but not all have faith in themselves and their businesses. In the business world, confidence is of the utmost importance for young, female entrepreneurs, so who better to ask for confidence tips? Read this article and learn how to be “polished, poised and prepared.”
  • How do we get more women in C-suites of companies? The solution to the problem relies heavily on each individual organization but Business Insider has come up with a few general ideas to help aid the process. Formal mentoring programs and active internal recruiting are just a few of many. Read more guidelines here.
  • Tory Burch is more than just a designer – she’s a beacon for women entrepreneurs. Teaming up with Bank of America, Burch seeks to help thousands of other women build their own businesses in a program called Elizabeth Street Capital. Aside from financial help, she plans to host mentoring and peer-to-peer networking events in Tory Burch stores across the nation. Read more about her endeavors here.

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