What prompts anyone to take on the financial and emotional risk of starting a business?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation works to promote and empower women business leaders to achieve their personal and professional goals by increasing opportunities for women to serve on corporate boards and in the C-suite; mentoring women at all stages of their careers; and building a network for women entrepreneurs to encourage peer-to-peer networking, education, and professional growth.
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The Summit will bring together governors and thought leaders from across the country to discuss the state of our nation’s job market, outline policies that are needed to generate jobs and accelerate economic growth, and highlight what policies are working in each participating governor’s state.
Last Thursday June 7th, the Center for Women in Business hosted a two-part event at the US Chamber of Commerce.
As one of the first women to graduate from Harvard Business School, I experienced firs
As a business owner whose job is to support the success of others in the workplace, I reflect on stories of challenges overcome an
While you are reading this, one out of every four military spouses is unemployed.
Memphis has heralded recognition on many fronts. According to Entrepreneur magazine, Memphis is one of the Top 10 cites to start and grow a business. And, Memphis ranked 11th on Forbes’ 2011 “Best Cities for Minority Entrepreneurs” list.
The Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin is the central figure in a book entitled, “A Matter of Simple Justice: The Untold Story of Barbara Hackman Franklin and A Few Good Women” by Lee Stout. The book sheds light on the Nixon Administration’s work to expand the role of women and the enduring impact in the American workplace.