Women in Business

Aug05, 2014

Forbes Announces Sandra Bullock as Highest-Earning Actress

With steep earnings upwards of $51 million, Sandra Bullock holds the top spot as the highest-earning actress in Hollywood between June 2013 and June 2014. In 2013, the "Miss Congeniality" actress starred in the risky, yet wildly successful blockbuster, "Gravity." The…
Aug04, 2014

Judy McGrath Joins Amazon’s Board of Directors

Women are moving up in the business world—or at least more so than they used to. According to Forbes, Amazon’s board is now made up of 30 percent women after the company’s recent acquisition of former MTV CEO Judy McGrath.…
Jul31, 2014

‘Stalled Gender Revolution’ Is Awakening and Gender Equity Is on the Rise

According to a report from the Council on Contemporary Families titled “Gender Revolution Rebound Symposium,” what is known as the “Stalled Gender Revolution” of the 1990s and early 2000s is now over. This so-called stall in gender equality progression occurred…
Jul19, 2014

Laura Geller Beauty Hires Industry Expert as New CEO

Laura Geller Beauty announced this week that it has appointed Elana Drell Szyfer as the new CEO of the company. Elana has many years of expertise in the field with an impressive résumé that reaches to Estée Lauder, L’Oreal and…
Jul09, 2014

Ellen Has High Hopes for New Lifestyle Line

Ellen DeGeneres is taking on a whole new gig with her fame. The businesswoman is adding something else to her list of expertise that may not come as a huge surprise. DeGeneres has decided to launch a new line of…
Jul08, 2014

Sass & Bide Founders Depart Label After 15 Years

Sass & Bide is in for a big change as founders Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke have decided to part ways with the company, according to Vogue. After 15 years behind the brand, the two designers are now moving on…
Jul05, 2014

Craigslist ad for Professional Bridesmaid

Being a bridesmaid is not an easy task, it requires a lot of work to please a bride on her big day. Recently, a woman in New York posted an offer on Craigslist to work as a “Professional Bridesmaid.” The…
Jul03, 2014

Dattch: First Dating App for Lesbians

A dating app designed particularly for lesbian women has been released. The app has recently launched in the U.S., in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Florida, and then in New York City on June 19. The app plans to launch in…
Jul03, 2014

ArtBinder App Raises $3.17M to Help Galleries Sell Art

ArtBinder, an app and platform that allows people to view art galleries remotely, raised $3.17 million in Series A funding to expand its business. According to the Wall Street Journal, the round is led by Index Ventures, a firm that…
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