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Busy Working Women – Learn to Love Networking, 5 Easy Tips for Women

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If you cringe at the very thought of boring after-work wine & cheese networking events, you’re missing out on important opportunities for your work, and life. In this article, you will learn 5 creative and enjoyable tips that you can start using immediately to get the most out of even the most painful networking event. Learn how to easily meet and genuinely connect with fascinating people who could open the doors to exciting new opportunities for you.
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Networking Tips For Women

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Women can be excellent networkers, too. Learn these tips for making good and valuable connections.
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Women: Just Do It

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Women account for only 3% of all high-growth startups, according to the Center for Women’s Business Research, yet we obtain half of all degrees. Women also access just 5% of capital, yet operate 30% of all small businesses. Why is this and what can we do about it?
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Negotiating: Men Vs Women – Who Wants To Win More?

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In the world of negotiations there is a classic question that has existed since the start of time: who wants to “win” a negotiation more, men or women? I’ve heard this one debated over countless meals in countless bars over the years and yet I’ve never hear a good answer. We all have different negotiation styles and negotiating techniques, who does it better?
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Pintrest for Women Only?

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First of all, what is Pinterest? It’s a social networking and social publishing site based on images.
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Avon Foundation for Women Announces Domestic Violence Grants

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NEW YORK, March 8, 2012 — In honor of International Women’s Day, Avon Global Ambassador & Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation for Women Reese Witherspoon and Avon Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung announced ten $ 60,000 grants to support women’s domestic violence shelters and agencies from around the world. The grants are part of the $ 2 million Avon Global Believe Fund established in 2011 to honor the 125th anniversary of Avon Products, Inc. and to continue the company’s work to end violence against women around the world. Witherspoon and Jung presented the awards to the grant recipients at the 2nd World Conference of Women’s Shelters.

With these new grants, Avon has made a total of 26 Global Believe Fund grants in 21 countries to support women’s domestic violence shelters and agencies. The Believe Fund is part of the Avon Speak Out Against Domestic Violence program, which has donated nearly $ 40 million globally to end violence against women. The Avon Foundation partnered with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) to identify and fund this international network of outstanding NGOs and help them provide critical life-saving services for victims of domestic violence and their families.

2012 AVON BELIEVE FUND GRANT RECIPIENTS
The following domestic violence programs received 2012 Believe Fund grants:

NSW Women’s Refuge Resource Centre (Australia): Women’s Refuge is a network of 55 shelters for women and children escaping domestic violence and also provides resources and information for the community to improve their awareness of the issues relating to domestic violence.

The Canadian Women’s Foundation (Canada): The Canadian Women’s Foundation provides programs to help end violence against women by focusing on training for healthy relationships and rebuilding lives through empowerment programs and community building.
Hogar de Cristo Foundation (Chile): Hogar de Cristo Foundation provides shelters for victims of violence and this year will open a new shelter with the National Service of Women and the Police.

Cerfami (Colombia): Cerfami works with the Medellin government to provide specialized services to victims of violence, including shelter and counseling.

Maria Amor Foundation (Ecuador): Maria Amor Foundation provides shelter services for victims of violence at Casa Maria Amor, and develops productive and empowering projects for survivors.

W.I.N Hellas (Greece): W.I.N HELLAS offers counseling support, specialized educational programs, shelter homes and legal counseling.

Donne In Rete Contro la Violenza (Italy): Donne In Rete Contro la Violenza is a network of 58 antiviolence centers and women’s shelters that have supported thousands of women and their children escaping violence.

Sensiblu Foundation (Romania): Sensiblu Foundation is the only non-governmental organizations in Bucharest working to prevent domestic violence through public awareness campaigns.

Alliance of Women (Slovakia): Alliance of Women of Slovakia monitors and translates international laws to protect women and disseminates information about legal options for victims of violence within Slovakia.

International Women Rights Centre – La Strada (Ukraine): La Strada – Ukraine has successfully worked on the prevention of trafficking and the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence in society since 1997.

Also in honor of International Women’s Day 2012, the Avon Foundation for Women announced a new App Challenge, called Ending Violence @ Home, in partnership with the Institute of Medicine. This competition is an invitation for domestic violence experts and technology enthusiasts to combine their talents and harness the power of technology to create mobile or online apps that will help prevent violence against women and children. Four prizes totaling $ 25,000 will be awarded. Registration is open from March 8 through May 31.
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3 Money Beliefs That Hold Women Entrepreneurs Back From Growing Their Business

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In coaching women entrepreneurs to transform their relationship with money in their business, marriage and life, I’ve noticed that there are three common money beliefs that consistently come up that contribute to stress, struggle and overwhelm and ultimately cause them to stay stuck at their current income level…
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Men, Women, and Faking It

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Is there a possible gender bias in relationship building? It’s often said that women are better listeners than men. Are men who are comfortable with the Awareness Factor also more comfortable with their “feminine” side, such as intuition and emotional sensitivity?
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The Top 5 Understandings Women Need For Successful Negotiation

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Women are learning the value of successful negotiation. However, men initiate negotiation four times more than women. These and similar statistics are reflective of a woman not knowing her worth and having low expectations of her capabilities. Before you begin the negotiation process and expect success, you need the following top 5 “negotiation” understandings to get what you want.
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Women in the Corporate Events Industry

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Women working in the Corporate Events Industry typically have one of the most demanding and potentially rewarding careers and I hope to illustrate this point in my following article. I was very surprised to learn recently from my mother, who runs a small recruitment agency, that a vast majority of the graduates she meets these days (which tend to be female) see the Corporate Events Industry as the ideal workplace for them.
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