Lesley Stowe ran retail stores and a successful catering company before she became “the cracker lady.” And when she walked away from those ventures to focus on a single product, she proved she knows exactly when to move on.
When longtime entrepreneur and Columbia B-school adjunct professor Angela Lee founded 37 Angels, her eight-month-old angel network and initiative to train women to become investors, she began with a single stat. “Currently only 13% of angel investors in the United States are women,” she told me this week over cocktails at a Chelsea hotel bar.
An important part of achieving what we set out to do — and something that seems to be particularly difficult for women — is overcoming bumps in the road we may experience along the way.
Tory Burch has created a multi-billion-dollar fashion empire, and she’s done it in a way that’s completely in line with her values. She talks about how she encourages her nearly 3,000 employees to work smarter — not longer.
Canadian women are fighting against the odds to become a force in today’s entrepreneurial marketplace.
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