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First Female North Carolina Hemp Farmer Grows the Industry


Franny Tacy, Co-CEO of Franny’s Farmacy, is the first female hemp farmer in North Carolina in over 75 years. Franny is one of the preeminent experts of all things hemp, participates in the hemp Research Trials with North Carolina State University, has a TEDx speech on hemp, and is a founder of the non-profit Women in Hemp. Located only 10 miles from downtown Asheville, North Carolina, the hardworking farmers at Franny’s Farm use sustainable, rege...
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Study Shows Women Entrepreneurs Are Overcoming Funding, Network Exclusion and Market Misperceptions Challenges to Achieve Business Growth

Bank of America and Babson College Research Finds Successful Women Entrepreneurs Face Barriers Beyond Capital, Yet Forge Ahead Through Grit, Resilience and Leadership Bank of America and Babson College today announced the findings of a new study of women entrepreneurs and how they overcome challenges to business growth beyond venture funding. The study, part of a larger research collaboration between Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Le...
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Announcement: Virginia Littlejohn honored with 2019 Stevie Award for Lifetime Achievement


We are proud to announce that Virginia Littlejohn, co-founder of Quantum Leaps, NAWBO leader, and dynamic, outspoken trailblazer, and advocate for women's entrepreneurship, received the 2019 Gold Award for Lifetime Achievement (Non-Profit) at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business gala on Nov. 15, 2019, in NYC. Hear Virginia's energized acceptance speech on this link:
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Committed to Gender Parity, Liderança Group Unveils Their Newest Program, Aimed at Women in Technology


New Research suggests that the gender gap in Computer Science won’t close for another 100 years. One global company is working diligently to tip the scales back and allow women access to education on leadership and soft-skills to close the gap.the most comprehensive resource on the market today. A new study from the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence showcased a troubling statistic: The scales in Computer Science won't be equal for ...
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Call for Top Female Founders to present to leading Investors (details below).

New England Venture SummitDecember 3rd & 4th 2019 | Hilton | Boston, Dedham Where Innovation Meets Capital Friends, Come meet, interact and network with hundreds of VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers, and founders of venture-backed, emerging and early-stage companies at the prestigious New England Venture Summit being held on December 3rd & 4th 2019 at the Hilton in Boston, Dedham. Whether you’re a startup seeking cap...
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