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How I Inspired A Philanthropic Mindset In My Daughters

An entrepreneurial drive runs through my family’s veins. My grandfather owned a very successful bakery in his small Italian hometown, my father ran his own business.

Uniting Humanity Through Fashion

There are many universal mediums today, allowing us to cross boundaries in shorter periods of time and without censorship. We’re talking about Twitter, Facebook, Google and the networks of the future.

Debunking Myths about Women-Led Businesses

Data reveals interesting facts about how women’s mindsets control our destiny more than we know, and how it is our responsibility to pick out chairs in the board rooms and hire the next generation.

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 Recap of Ellevate Mumbai  panel event  "India Inc - Preparing women for board memberships”

Elevate Network’s Mumbai chapter hosted the panel "India Inc - Preparing women for board memberships” on November 20, 2014 at The Tasting Room.

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Unable to Punish Jameis Winston; the Federal Government Should Take Away Florida State University's Federal Funding

“Now, climbing the frat-house stairs with Drew, Jackie felt excited. Drew ushered Jackie into a bedroom, shutting the door behind them..." My heart nearly stops as I picture Jackie screaming.

I Was an Unwed Welfare Mother: Social Justice for Poor Women and Children

In the summer of 1981, just after turning 22, I gave birth to a healthy baby boy and named him Caleb. I was not married, and the man who had fathered my child was permanently out of the picture.

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How Women Entrepreneurs Can Accelerate to Break Out Growth

Only 3-5% of startups are led by women. I’m leading one of these few firms at the crossroads of education, health and technology. Even though the number of women-led startups is tiny, they tend to...

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Leaning in and Speaking Up Part II: Why I am Freezing My Eggs

Warning: I have already been told this subject makes a lot of people uncomfortable. My employees were cool when I announced it during our Monday morning meeting, but I knew they were all cringing...

Why Charity is not for 'Them," it is for "Us'

It feels good to give. For most of us, it’s how we make a difference. That’s why you diligently take the time to write a check for that youth or veteran or medical organization-without hesitation.

Mary Barra Should Accept the Kathryn Graham Living Legacy Award

Mary Barra should attend Monday's ceremonies at the National Women's History Museum and accept the Kathryn Graham Living Legacy Award.

Saving for the Greater Good: The Benefits of Charitable Planning

It’s human to want to contribute to causes that mean something to us… during our lives, and perhaps after death. Charitable planning can benefit philanthropies as well as your own bottom line.

Brands Be Good, Do Good

How a brand brings its products and services to market matters more than ever before....