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The Creative Power of Sex and Gender-Based Innovation

Experts say integrating sex and gender analysis can lead to exciting new business models, enhance global sustainability, and promote human well-being. So why do top startup ecosystems turn a blind eye? read more

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Steal Our Feminism, But Admit It

Steal Our Feminism, But Admit It

LiisBeth talks with feminist intellectual T.L. Cowan about how diversity, inclusion and feminism became estranged bedfellows.

The Rupee Road to Independence: A Letter from a South Asian Sister

The Rupee Road to Independence: A Letter from a South Asian Sister

In India, only four out of ten women are financially independent. Dharaa Patel hopes to change that.

And They Said It Would Never Happen

And They Said It Would Never Happen

Not long ago, there were two “F” words people would never say in polite or professional company. Has this changed? Is feminism today a “thing”?

Gender Jamming the Gaming Space

Gender Jamming the Gaming Space

“I would love to find some feminist investors to be honest.” —Jean Leggett, CEO and co-founder of One More Story Games.

Five Quotes That Sum Up The Toronto UN Global Compact Canada Gender Equality Conference

Five Quotes That Sum Up The Toronto UN Global Compact Canada Gender Equality Conference

Membership in the UN Global Compact Canada Network ranges from a low of $1,000 to a high of more than $15,000. So, for feminist enterprise small fry, this summary will have to do.

Employees at Thinx See Red

Employees at Thinx See Red

Marketplace feminism is a bit like greenwashing. It’s a term used for companies who use feminist language to sell their products while not being authentically aligned with feminist values themselves–like for example, THINX.

LiisBeth Dispatch #27

LiisBeth Dispatch #27

A new C-suite job? Yes, It’s time for corporations to consider a Chief Feminist Officer. And to help advance the idea, we have kindly written the job description. Also in #27, women in the cannabis industry, feminist startup work out club Liberation Barbell and more!

Does Your Enterprise Meet The Feminist Business Standard?

Does Your Enterprise Meet The Feminist Business Standard?

As the Trump administration’s regressive agenda unfurls globally before our astonished eyes, social entrepreneurs will need to step up their game — feminist business practices and leadership principles may just be the next frontier.

LiisBeth Dispatch #26

LiisBeth Dispatch #26

This week: What to Make of Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders? R.I.P Julie Weeks, and Research on How Feminism Impacts Entrepreneurship Policies in Other Countries

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