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Irina Lebedeva Talks with Grit Daily
Sophia Platt
on July 28, 2021

Irina Lebedeva Has Perfected the Art of the “Bootstrapped Startup”

It can be a challenge for women founders with “non-Western” names to get funded at early stages of their project. But the good news is that if you have a great business idea and a team, there are still ways to market your product and create disruption and value for millions of users across the […]

Stephanie Sellers
Peter Page Peter Page has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on July 13, 2021

Stephanie Sellers, Founder of Cookies & Dreams, Is Determined to Smash the ‘Pastriarchy’

Stephanie Sellers, founder of Cookies & Dreams, a woman-run business in Davenport, Iowa, understands the balance between being determined to succeed against the odds and the reality that setbacks happen which are beyond our control. Stuff like a derecho, flooding from the mighty Mississippi River, a global pandemic, and that most predictable affliction of all, […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on July 12, 2021

I Spy With My Little Eye …

Meet Lynn Wood, Chief Idea Spy and founder of IdeaSpies. Her platform is all about sharing ideas that do good. “We’re all attracted to negative news so we’re breaking through with a positive formula,” she said. Indeed, the world needs a lift. Her inspiration source? A casual exchange with a fellow passenger on a ferry […]

Katie Ferraro
Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 28, 2021

Seven Kids in Three Years Makes You …

Katie Ferraro is the founder of Fortified Family. She’s also the mother of seven kids. Specifically, she has a singlet child, quadruplets, and twins. The jaw-dropping details is that she gave birth to all seven kids within the span of only three years! Ferraro is also the host of the incredibly successful podcast, “Baby-Led Weaning […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 21, 2021

Investing in LatAm Entrepreneurs to Transform Society

Life doesn’t always go as planned – just ask this woman in tech. She’s one of a growing number of serial entrepreneurs. She’s also an investor and guest of our Grit Daily News Like a Boss podcast. She holds Master’s degrees in computer science and science entrepreneurship. Meet Consuelo Valverde, founder and managing partner of […]

Leah Steele
Adepeju Toromade
on June 11, 2021

Women and Wealth: The Changing Face of Women in the Economy

Worldwide, a disproportionate number of women face economic hardship as a result of negative prevailing attitudes towards females in the workplace. Discrimination against women leads to them occupying lower-paid jobs instead of being in top management positions. As a result, they are less able to acquire wealth, land, and capital. This also greatly restricts their […]

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Sandra Ponce de Leon
on June 8, 2021

Inspiring Passion and Action for our Ocean

While June 8 is officially designated World Oceans Day, it’s important to note that there is in fact only one ocean, an interconnected, swirling current of diverse and rich ecosystems. Every day should be considered World Ocean Day, filled with wonder, appreciation, and action for our Ocean. Humanity’s very existence is dependent on a healthy […]

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Sandra Ponce de Leon
on June 6, 2021

Building a Sustainable Fashion and Lifestyle Brand

The fashion industry is the second largest consumer of the world’s water supply and emits 10 percent of all carbon emissions. According to the WWF, the industry emits 1.7 billion tons of CO2 annually contributing to global warming, pollution and extremely high volumes of water used for growing raw materials, not to mention toxic chemicals […]

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Danni Peck
on June 3, 2021

By Design: The Rise of Melanie Perkins’ Canva

For Melanie Perkins, the decision to offer a design product that would rival tech giants was not her original intent. But as the CEO of Canva, the popular online-design platform that’s a simpler alternative to Adobe Photoshop and other design software, she managed to do just that and more. Perkins is also one of the […]

April Somboun
Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on May 26, 2021

April Somboun Is Betting on Startups to Lead Brooklyn’s Economic Recovery

During the pandemic, roughly 20% of the businesses in Brooklyn closed their doors for good. And many more are just barely hanging on. However, as many of New York’s political candidates call for more taxes and fees, District 33 City Council candidate April Somboun wants to reduce fees and taxes and introduce public-private partnerships and […]

Like a Boss podcast Christine McKay
Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on May 19, 2021

How do you Win at Negotiation? Don’t Play to Win

That sounds counterintuitive, doesn’t it? Not exactly, if you ask Christine McKay, founder of Venn Negotiation, and host of In the Venn Zone podcast. McKay is a world authority on, you guessed it, negotiation. And she was a recent guest on the Grit Daily Like a Boss podcast. Her decades of experience and success in […]

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Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on May 9, 2021

That’s Right – She’s the OG of Podcasting

Brace yourself. This is a fangirl moment as a rising podcast host cheering on an established host. You may know her as the face of Clubhouse, but she’s actually the OG of podcasting. Meet Espree Devora, a serial media entrepreneur. The incredible and intentional leader is also recognized as one of the trailblazers of the […]

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