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Entrepreneurship beats the bully

2017.03.14

Often victims of violence are economically dependent on their persecutor. The new start-up Led by Her, was developed to encourage entrepreneurship in this special category of abused women by providing tools for emancipation and ...

The wealthiest businesswomen come from China

2017.03.10

At a global level, the majority of billionaire businesswomen comes from China. Among the 88 richest women who lead a firm, 56 are Asian. Distancing by far the United States (15) and the United ...

WEgate, the new pan-European platform for women entrepreneurs

2016.10.10

WEgate is a unique pan-European gateway for women’s entrepreneurship in Europe. Launched by the European Commission, it combines information and resources needed to start and grow a business. It offers inspiration, peer-support and networking ...

Laos and USA make peace thanks to a fascinating blond

2016.10.03

The “Che Guevara”of South East Asia is a beautiful, fashionable, American blond. Elizabeth Suda, born in New York, is working tirelessly to help residents of Ban Naphia, a small village in northern Laos, forget ...

Japanese girls break with tradition in the sushi kitchen

2016.07.26

Nadeshico is a sushi restaurant in Tokyo with an entirely female staff.  This is almost a revolution for Japan, where traditionally the professional preparation of raw fish is still exclusively a male dominated area ...

General Motors flying high with her at the wheel

2016.07.25

The name Mary Barra is not yet a household word. Despite the fact that she is living proof that women are now being called to the helm of even the “old-guard” multinationals. In fact, ...

Italian business receives boost from foreign women

2016.06.23

In Italy, businesses owned by women tend to be more multicultural than those owned by men. Because 9.3 per cent of foreign companies are owned by a woman (equal to 121,000 businesses), compared to ...