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Women In Business Buzz April

News, articles, and blog posts of interest to Women in Business for April - Add Yours.


12 must-read books for aspiring women leaders - AGBeat

Books for aspiring women leaders' careers No matter what age or what stage in a career, leaders are always grooming themselves to become better, stronger, smarter, and faster.

2013 What's Next DC | Marketing and Communications Conference

We'll have coverage leading up to the event on Women Grow Businss shortly.

40 Women To Watch Over 40

Nominate a woman to watch over 40.

4th Annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction" leadership conference

McGraw-Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record will host its fourth annual "Groundbreaking Women in Construction" leadership conference May 14-15 at The McGraw-Hill Companies' headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York City. Themed "Building Relationships that Build Careers," the event supports the advancement of women in the global design and construction industry.

Ann Handley writes about Leaning In: Giving Context to the Soundbites - A n n a r c h y

Community member and Chief Content Officer at Marketing Profs writes about Leaning In.

Announcing the 2013 DBJ Women in Business honorees - Dallas Business Journal

Each year, the Dallas Business Journal honors top women in business and today we add another 26 business owners and executives to the list. Now in its sixth year, the Women in Business Awards has honored the likes of Ebby Halliday, Lucy Billingsley, Nina Vaca, Karen Katz and Marie Diaz.

Are You a Member of the In Crowd - The "Lean In" Crowd? " MomsRising Blog

Community member Kathy Korman Frey gives us her own "Cliff's Notes" on Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Women in Technology

Free in Palo Alto, California in May. Are you an entrepreneurial woman with an amazing idea you can't wait to get built? Are you a developer with awesome skills excited to work on a women led start-up? Come join us for our first ever women focused AT&T Mobile App Hackathon, an event produced by the AT&T Developer program in coordination with Women in Technology International!

Beta Signup: Where are the Women?

A database and search engine to find women who are leaders in tech, marketing, science, manufacturing, and many other male dominated fields. Next time you hear the question "Where are the Women?" you'll have a snappy one URL answer.

Books by Community Member Mindy Littman Holland

In the past year-and-a-half, I have experienced the joy of having two books published: one nonfiction, Wait Until You're Fifty: A Woman's Journey Into Midlife, and one fiction, The Rebirth of Gershon Polokov.

Bracketology and Taxology: Why Filing an Extension May Be Your Best Tax Strategy as a Small Business Owner | PaySimpl...

Finding your best tax strategy can seem as complex as picking a winning NCAA bracket. In fact, ESPN experts and their "bracketology" oftentimes claim that the unconventional wisdom can be the secret to success and saving your precious $5 entry fee into your office pool.

Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents, Oh My!

Community member Clovia Hamilton teaches upcoming course in Georgia college

"Create Your Own Sizzle" Empowerment Event for Girls & Women

Women Grow Business community member Cheryl Wood contribution. MD area event with sponsorship opportunities.

Digital Marketing World features Community Member Amy Vernon at a Virtual Marketing Profs Event

Join us April 12 for Digital Marketing World: Social Media Marketing-a free virtual conference designed to improve your social media marketing strategy and expand your thinking on what it means to be a social marketer. Reserve your spot now and get ready for three actionable sessions, including: 1.

Discount for TheStartupConference May 30 - EZebis

With close to 2,000 entrepreneurs, the Startup Conference is one of the largest conferences in Silicon Valley for starting your startup, learning how to pitch VCs, find co-founders, launch your product to the press and more. The conference was featured on San Jose Mercury News, Forbes, VentureBeat, The Register, etc.

Domestic Violence and Silicon Valley's Silence

This post is not about gossip. It isn't about spreading unconfirmed allegations. It is, however, about calling attention to the silence in Silicon Valley (the place and the principle) about a crucial matter of our time. A former girlfriend of Techcrunch founder Mike Arrington alleged in a Facebook update that he abused her.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace: Cosmopolitan Magazine Says NO MORE to Domestic Violence

From community member Kim Wells. "Domestic violence doesn't only happen at home. It spills into the places we take for granted as safe-schools, stores, salons, or any workplace. Cosmopolitan investigates how relationship violence puts us all at risk..." This is the introduction of an article appearing in the May 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.

Entrepreneurs: Apply for the Inc 500/5000 list

The Inc.500|5000 list of the fastest growing private companies honors all sizes of success. If your private company has grown in the past few years, it is a unique opportunity to receive national recognition. The application fee is $125.

Event Recap - Women in the World Summit Videos

Contributed by our founding editor, Jill Foster. Oprah introduced her favorite guest ever, Meryl Streep paid tribute to an Irish activist, Tom Hanks remembered the great Nora Ephron, Pakistani activist Khalida Brohi got a standing ovation-and Hillary Clinton gave a rousing call to arms for women everywhere. Relive all the moments from the fourth-annual Women in the World Summit.

eWomenNetwork's Women's Success Summit Tour featuring Sandra Yancey

Join us for the Women's Success Summit * You'll Gain transformative ideas * Discover insightful new ways to grow and monetize your business It does not matter what stage or phase of growth your business is in from: Starting-up, Growing or Scaling your business.

Female Entrepreneur Association

Editorial resource submission: The Female Entrepreneur Association is for the go-getters, the ones who believe, the ones who dare...


Everyday we at SheSays, PLH and Equalisters get asked if we know a woman for this, that and the other. And it's not that we don't like being asked such things. We all love to big-up and help women.

From Marissa Mayer to Sheryl Sandberg: Undeserved Backlash Against Women in Business?

Written by an author from one of our sister sites, Rieva Lesonsky.

Get Out: Why I'm Exhausted With Sandberg's "Lean In" | Erika Napoletano -- I get people UNstuck.

This morning, I will say it: I am exhausted with all of the Lean In huffing and puffing. In my newsfeed this morning, I found this article on the Wall Street Journal. The book is authored by Facebook's COO and as the article this morning states, the book's premise is: We have educated a generation of women well, but too few make it to the top rungs.

Girl Rising

Girl Rising spotlights the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change a girl - and the world.