6 Women-Run Startups to Watch

Women CEO's at Women Run Startups networking event

Gone are the days when people fantasized about having a white picket fence, 2.5 children and a job they would remain with for most of their working lives. That’s just not what most of us Gen Yers want, or maybe it’s just that we’re wired differently from our parents and grandparents. Whatever the reason may […]

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

Entrepreneur working on Mac

  In 2011, there were more than 27 million small businesses in the U.S. that collectively created between 60 – 80 percent of all new jobs (according to the SBA). With such a significant part of our economy supported by a growing entrepreneurial population, it’s important to understand what factors drive these independent business owners. […]

8 Organizations That Help Women Entrepreneurs Turn Their Business Ideas Into Reality


Continuing the celebration of Internationals Women’s Day, we’ve decided to share some of the most influential organizations helping women entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground. Women Entrepreneur.com Forbes Women designated Women Entrepreneur.com (the female arm of Entrepreneur.com)  as one of the 10 Best Career Sites for Women, calling it “a resource for current and aspiring women business owners” […]

Culture-ist Magazine is Launching its New “Women in Culture” Section


In honor on International Women’s Day 2012, we are pleased to announce that Culture-ist will be launching a “Women in Culture” section. A lage focus of our magazine is highlighting inspiring stories about people who are taking action to change the world — whether it be an entrepreneur in NYC or a farmer in Africa — and […]

Blue Marble Ice Cream: From Brooklyn to Butare, Rwanda

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Some would describe Jennie Dundas and Alexis Miesen’s ice cream as life changing. The creamy concoctions, made with dairy from local farms, are swirled with a secret ingredient: empowerment. In 2007, the duo opened Blue Marble Ice Cream in Brooklyn, NY never imagining their small eco-conscious treat shop would expand from Boerum Hill to Butare […]