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Artist as Entrepreneur: Katy Rubin

Tweet Find out how Katy Rubin, Founder of Theatre of the Oppressed NYC, was able to marry her artistic side with her entrepreneurial side by enrolling in and graduating from New York City Economic Development Corporation and NYFA’s Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp. It’s a fascinating story of how, with training and mentoring, art and [...]
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Not so subtle discrimination in the startup community.

On June 3rd a new startup accelerator, FounderFuel launched. The group, located in Montreal, Canada, but funding startups internationally launched with 85 members, but not one woman. “At FounderFuel we believe startup success is more about the people than the idea. We take a lot of care in choosing the smartest and most resourceful, dedicated and passionate people we can find.” It seems that those are men. Even men involved in the startup scene noticed. David Crow, cofounder of Influitive Corporation, posted on Startup North that he was disappointed that so few women were participating at FounderFuel and and GrowLab, a Vancouver startup accelerator with a single female team member.
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Stay at Home Mom Salary

TweetMarket watch just released a statement saying that the average stay at home mom would (if paid for her labors) receive a salary of $117856 per year and that working moms would earn an additional $71860.  How do we as a culture value or undervalue the work that mom’s do? These numbers certainly imply that [...]
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Want a Major Economic Indicator? The Sex Shop Uptown

Tweetby Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen The loss of sexual interest among menopausal women has clearly become no longer newsworthy in this time of falling stock prices and rising unemployment. Otherwise, why wasn’t it big news when the uptown vibrator store had to close down because of the recession? Myla, a British lingerie, swimwear and sex-toy [...]
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“Customers Responsible for Gender and Race Wage Gap”

TweetA soon to be published research article in the Academy of Management Journal examines the effect of race and gender on customer satisfaction surveys. From the main author’s (extremely informative) press release : A research article set to appear in the flagship management journal, Academy of Management Journal, helps solve the puzzle of why women [...]
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