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BUSINESS

Women At The Table: Historic Influence of ArtTable

It might come as a surprise to hear that the path to leadership in the art world has been a hard-fought-one for women. Perhaps it’s because female artists have indeed made strides. But like any industry that ‘seems’ to be equally stacked with women, leadership is generally dominated by men.

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SOCIAL ISSUES

Wikipedia Has a Women Problem

Wikipedia is the world’s largest online encyclopedia with 57 million entries and 1.8 billion users. But it lacks an equal proportion of biographies of notable women. Hovering at just 19 percent, there are about as many women profiled on Wikipedia as there are male soccer players with individual pages on the site.

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BUSINESS

Do Shop Small Businesses Let’s Just Not Think Small

The challenge of the #ShopSmall and Small Business Saturday rallying cry is that women-owned businesses don’t really need the added stigma of being considered ‘small.’ Obviously, that’s not the point. But let’s be honest, there is a tiny bit of fetishization that goes on when discussing women-owned businesses…

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BUSINESS

From Military Spouse to CEO: Michelle Penczak

While necessity is the mother of invention; it’s often the ‘fathers of invention’ who receive the most support, recognition and investment in their ideas. But to change the world… innovation must come from everywhere and everyone…

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BUSINESS

Rethinking Work: Stien van der Ploeg Talks Giving Back

Stien van der Ploeg wrote this Summer about her decision to forgo a salary while rethinking work. And she is very clear that, for many, this isn’t a viable — or even a desirable — scenario. But via Stien’s personal journey we can consider something that women who don’t have a choice right now may want to think about…

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BEAUTY

Michele Rivard Talks Medical Aesthetics Done Right

The practice of medical aesthetics is one of those fields where the better the practitioner the more difficult it is to identify his or her work. Because, of course, patients who look and feel their very (and individual) are often worked on with subtlety… And that’s why we connected with our friend Michele Rivard to discuss.

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