'Women' tagged blog posts in 85 Broads Worthy News

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Women's Quest for Romance Conflicts with Scientific Pursuits, Study Finds

Mareill Kiernan
August 17 2011


 Source: www.buffalo.edu News Release on 8/15/2011

Four new studies by researchers at the University at Buffalo have found that when a woman's goal is to be romantically desirable, she distances herself from academic majors and activities related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

 
 
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Are There Really Boards With No Women?

Mareill Kiernan
August 4 2011


Source: http://blogs.forbes.com in WomensMedia by Aditin Mohaparta on 8/2/2011

Three college degrees for every two earned by a man. 85% of purchasing decisions. Nearly 50% of the workforce. And yet, the tiniest of chips in the glass ceilings of  boardrooms across corporate America with women holding just 

 
 
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Women's Wage Gap Smaller in Science, Tech, Engineering Report Says

Mareill Kiernan
August 4 2011


Source: www.KansasCity.com by Diane Stafford on 8/3/11

Women hold just one-fourth of the nation’s science, technology, engineering and math jobs and earn, on average, 14 cents less per dollar earned by men in those fields.

But according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Commerce Department, that’s a smaller...

 
 
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Meet the Only US Venture Capital Firm Run by Women

Mareill Kiernan
August 4 2011


Source: www.efinancialnews.com by Shanny Basar on 8/2/11

Cynthia Ringo and Nancy Pfund are succeeding in a testosterone-filled world by committing to do more than just make money for their investments. Out of 462 venture capital firms in the US, only their company -- San Francisco-based DBL Investors -- is run just by...

 
 
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GenJuice CEO on What Makes Women Better Entrepreneurs Than Men

Mareill Kiernan
August 3 2011


Source: www.HuffingtonPost.com Posted by Bianca Bosker on 8/3/11

GenJuice CEO Arielle Patrice Scott decided at an early age that she wanted to be the next Mark Zuckerberg.

Like Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, Scott co-founded her first company, InternshipIn, while in college. Unlike Zuckerberg's startup, however, Scott's venture...

 
 
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Where the Ladies At? Funds Seek to Bring Diversity to VC

Mareill Kiernan
August 3 2011


 Source: http://blogs.wsj.com posted under Venture Capital Dispatch by Russ Garland on 7/29/11

An Inside look from VentureWIre at high-tech start-ups and their investors
In an industry dominated by men, at least three venture-capital firms are trying to raise funds that would go out of their way to help female entrepreneurs.