With 107 Ventures in 5 countries, we are rounding up the news every 2 weeks to share what’s happening. Engage, share + follow using the hashtag #SheEOmagic to amplify.
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- Smart Company highlighted Ally Watson of Code Like a Girl and Christina Hobbs of Verve Super in a piece on women-led businesses dedicated to supporting women.
- GOGO Events demonstrates the viability and value of purpose economy businesses, wrote Australasian Leisure Management.
- Christina Hobbs of Verve Super spoke to Which-50 about why there are so few female CEOs in the ASX 200.
- Aisle and Nada made Curiocity Vancouver’s list of awesome women-owned businesses.
- Suzanne Siemens of Aisle shared her advice on building purpose into your business.
- TreeSisters recorded a courageous conversation with BE Alink of Alinker.
- Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations won The Forum’s $50,000 Pitch for the Purse, which got her some local media attention.
- Teara Fraser of Iskwew Air now has a Wikipedia page thanks to an edit-a-thon to increase the presence of women in the online encyclopedia.
- Patrice Mousseau of Satya Organics has been nominated for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award, to be presented on June 7.
- Devon Fiddler of SheNative Goods was spotlighted by Women of Influence for her push for progress.
- Sisters Sage was mentioned as a case study in a WebFX story on Facebook advertising.
- SomaDetect has raised $6 million in Series A funding to commercialize its solution to detect mastitis in dairy cows.
- Streamline Genomics is looking for a senior frontend engineer.
- The Discourse Nanaimo is campaigning for 200 new monthly supporters.
- Think Dirty came up in a Tusk Magazine piece on how consumers of beauty products can take back power.
- Global News interviewed Ilana Ben-Ari of Twenty One Toys about how she is reshaping the future of learning through play.
- Wiz Kid Coding is looking to hire a Python Curriculum Designer.
- AWWA blogged about the #ChooseToChallenge campaign on International Women’s Day.
- Beany published a post on identifying and measuring key indicators in your business.
- Brainfit shared a piece on finding a healthy level of work stress.
- Florence van Dyke of Chia Sisters expressed her support for New Zealand’s Climate Change Report while seeing a bigger opportunity “to reinvigorate and revitalise our ecosystems, biodiversity and global resilience.”
- Candice Pardy of Jobloads commented on the growth in wages for produce workers in New Zealand.
- Peppermint highlighted Nisa for its dedication to female empowerment in fashion.
- Cosmopolitan recommended The Hello Cup in a comprehensive piece on menstrual cups.
- A Marie Claire story about building a sustainable wardrobe mentioned the Clothes Doctor‘s mending starter kits.
- Fat Macy’s was the subject of A Minute of Kindness from HuffPost UK.
- Jillian Kowalchuk of Safe & the City made a list of trendsetters of UK tech.
- Colleen Wong of Techsixtyfour Ltd.‘s MyGatorWatch was included in Computerworld’s mammoth list of women in the UK who could speak at your tech event.
- Arielle Loren of 100K Incubator shared her best fundraising advice with Create & Cultivate.
- Brown Toy Box was among the companies celebrated by the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta for making a difference in STEM.
- Greentown Labs interviewed SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy about her mission to reduce and monetize energy use.
- WRAL TechWire wrote about Courtroom5 and its acceptance as a SheEO Venture.
- SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy was interviewed for the Google Developers Founder Spotlight.
- Kai Frazier of Kai XR was hailed by Forbes as a standout Black small-business owner.
- The German website Neue Verpackung highlighted Loliware as a startup working to reduce waste.
- Wanona Satcher of Mākhers Studio was quoted in an ITbusiness.ca story about IFundWomen, which is coming to Canada.
- California Apparel News did a story on Novoloop‘s plastics upcycling breakthrough.
- Sophia Yen of Pandia Health spoke to Happi about expanding from birth control to acne treatment.
- Going green is good for business, writes Solstice.
- S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective has released its five-year impact report.