More articles about inspiring-women

National Volunteer Week: Claudia Chan

Happy National Volunteer Week! We've already introduced you to Catchafire, and we were so happy to see their Powerful Women series profiling women who give pro bono, that we had to share a few favorites with you! Today, we're spotlighting our very own president, Claudia Chan! Claudia has spent a decade creating Girls Night Out gatherings for almost 1 million women across... CONTINUE READING 2

National Volunteer Week: Sharon Rowe

Happy National Volunteer Week! We've already introduced you to Catchafire, and we were so happy to see their Powerful Women series profiling women who give pro bono, that we had to share a few favorites with you! Our next pick is perfect for Earth Month! Sharon Rowe founded Ecobags in 1989, and has been a leader in the sustainable business community ever since.... CONTINUE READING 4

National Volunteer Week: Christy Turlington Burns

Happy National Volunteer Week! We've already introduced you to Catchafire, and we were so happy to see their Powerful Women series profiling women who give pro bono, that we had to share a few favorites with you! First up is Christy Turlington Burns, the founder of Every Mother Counts and producer and director of No Woman, No Cry, a documentary film about at-risk... CONTINUE READING 4

7 P's of Success

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since the launch of LNA and the day that we met. We had an instant connection with our common goals and dreams for owning a successful clothing brand. Even though we came into success early on, it wasn’t without its hardships and lessons. Owning a growing company has shaped us into... CONTINUE READING 2

“Good Girls Go to Heaven. Bad Girls Go Everywhere”

Happy Hump Day! We know the middle of the week can be a drag, so we're introducing our bi-weekly series of inspiring posters from best-selling author Karen Salmansohn. Karen brings fun nuggets of self-help advice on her blog daily (or more than daily!) on notsalmon.com. But this self-help is anything but weird and whiny—Karen's tidbits are poignant, relatable and sometimes hysterical. Read... CONTINUE READING 9

FITE for Women Worldwide with Jane Wurwand & Shecky’s

  You already know about FITE and you’ve already met my hero, Jane Wurwand, founder of Dermalogica, but, of course, I had to get the entire insider story and share it with you. FITE is an initiative started by my favorite skincare brand, Dermalogica, and nonprofit microloan provider, Kiva. The organization’s acronym, FITE, stands for Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship, meaning that... CONTINUE READING 9

Claudia Gets Schooled on Women’s Health Issues with SWHR

Did you know that up until 20 years ago, women were not included in clinical trials for major medical research studies? For cancers, addictions, autoimmune diseases and obesity, differences exist between men and women, yet research and government funding didn't take that into consideration until the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) was founded to remedy the situation in 1990.... CONTINUE READING 8

A MomPreneur
A MomPreneur
March 29, 2011

As a mom, do you ever feel like you're too busy to choose the best after-school activities, daycare, etc. for your children? Meet Thalia Stamatelos, a MomPreneur who started NY Mom's World, a website that gives moms one easily searchable hub to find the best preschools, camps and caregivers for kids, as well as mommy-focused fun like fitness centers and... CONTINUE READING 11

FITE for Women, and Look Good Too!

Remember FITE? In case you've missed our previous coverage, FITE is the joint effort between Dermalogica and Kiva.org (amongst others!) to help women gain financial independence. As if Dermalogica hasn’t done enough (like making the entire initiative possible), five of Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand’s (catch Jane and Claudia in this great video) amazing products are specially packaged for FITE, and every purchase... CONTINUE READING 9

“This is Your Brain on Worry”

Happy Hump Day! We know the middle of the week can be a drag, so we're introducing our bi-weekly series of inspiring posters from best-selling author Karen Salmansohn. Karen brings fun nuggets of self-help advice on her blog daily (or more than daily!) on notsalmon.com. But this self-help is anything but weird and whiny—Karen's tidbits are poignant, relatable and sometimes... CONTINUE READING 10