LiisBeth Original

LiisBeth Original

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.

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

The Cure for the Start-Up Incubator and Accelerator Gender Gap: Accountability

The Cure for the Start-Up Incubator and Accelerator Gender Gap: Accountability

Gender oppression among women, trans, queer, and the intersectionally defined is a well documented issue in tech startup spaces in Ontario, Canada and North America at large. Calling for public accountability can help.

Special Gender, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Podcast Feature

Special Gender, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Podcast Feature

Writer Natalie Clifford Barney once called entrepreneurship “the last refuge of the troublemaking individual.” Listen to the stories of five “resistance” entrepreneurs in this special edition LiisBeth podcast.

LiisBeth Dispatch #25

LiisBeth Dispatch #25

In this issue: Losing Yourself in Your Venture, Oasis Aqualounge, Feminist Securities Regulators? And More!

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