From Bangladesh to NYC, microfinance is having a profound impact on so many lives - particlulary women who are empowered to start and build their own businesses. Check out this piece on how to take this forward
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Ken Robinson is inspiring in these TED talks on education and finding your passion. ( TED talks. ) His new book, Finding Your Element, synthesizes his many talks on finding the idea, subject or pursuit that will connect most for you.
'Capes For Kids' Collecting Superhero Capes For Newtown Students For the youngest survivors of the Newtown shooting, one group is working to give them a little extra 'superpower' to help them heal. In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Camella Mollica and her daughter Allison Anderson, 13, were determined to find a way … Continue reading ‘Capes For Kids’ Collecting Superhero Capes For Newtown Students
Forbes' 30 Under 30 The Millennials Overhauling Education And Leaving No Child (Or Teacher) Behind Jeremy Johnson is Cofounder and President of Undergraduate Programs of 2U As the daughter of a public school teacher, I was raised with the understanding that educators have the most important jobs out there. Forget captains of industry, politicians or the doctors who … Continue reading
Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Jack Hidary, chairman of RealTimeMonitor.com, talks about the outlook for Facebook Inc.'s initial public offering, the company's advertising sales and competition. He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg) http://player.ooyala.com/player.js?embedCode=ZlNGhnMzoA2PBqWjUZG4DlZKQnbRlX1i&playerBrandingId=8a7a9c84ac2f4e8398ebe50c07eb2f9d&width=640&deepLinkEmbedCode=ZlNGhnMzoA2PBqWjUZG4DlZKQnbRlX1i&height=360&thruParam_bloomberg-ui%5BpopOutButtonVisible%5D=FALSE
FORTUNE -- Martin Varsavsky is one of Europe's leading technology entrepreneurs. He recently spoke to Fortune about startup trends in the UK and Europe, his take on Facebook (FB), David Cameron's startup initiative, US venture capital and other tech business. Varsavsky started Jazztel, Spain's second-largest telecom firm and Ya.com, now a division of France Telecom. He is currently … Continue reading Fortune Magazine Story About Martin Varsavsky
The announcement that Yahoo (YHOO) selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a great signal for Silicon Valley. Marissa joined Google (GOOG) as its 20th employee back in 1999 when it was a fledgling company and had an uncertain future. Historically, few women joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that … Continue reading Fast Forwarding Women In Tech
A promising development in the area of women angel funders is the new focus of the Inforum women's group in Michigan to focus on women angels. By tapping existing networks of successful businesswomen, Inforum aims to bring many new women into the practice of angel funding. For the entire story!