SurveyMonkey adds newest addition to board of directors – it’s now 50% women

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SurveyMonkey has announced that women now represent 50% of its board of directors thanks to the addition of Erika James, the Dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. Erika, who was the first black woman to be appointed dean of one of America’s top 25 business schools, joins Serena Williams as the second black woman on the survey tool’s board.

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UK business women can now enter the Women in Innovation Awards 2018

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Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, has announced the details of this year’s Women in Innovation Awards.

With eight £50,000 award grants up for grabs, applicants must prove that ‘they can make a significant contribution to one of the Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges’:

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Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez on conquering career rejection: “You need to push through ‘no’ because the only way to success is through failure”

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Gina Rodriguez, the Golden Globe-winning star of hit TV show Jane the Virgin, knows a thing or two about overcoming career hurdles, especially as a woman of colour in entertainment.

Speaking to Forbes about her secrets to career success, she shared her thoughts on the power of resilience in response to rejection.

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Disney Princesses reimagined as career women including a neurologist, lawyer and restaurateur

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Classically characterised as dated ‘damsel in distress’ types, Disney Princesses aren’t exactly women you’d picture as career-driven forces, but one illustrator has changed that. Matt Burt has reimagined classic Disney Princess characters as established career women, with roles including neurologist, restaurateur, navy officer and lawyer all thrown into the mix. See who’s doing what below: Continue reading

House of CB founder Conna Walker on creating a successful fashion brand: “I wasn’t scared to fail”

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House of CB is the women’s fashion retailer whose items have been worn by some of the world’s most influential celebrities including Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez and the Kardashians. 

Conna Walker, the force behind the fashions, sat down with Fashion Bomb Daily founder, Claire Sulmers, to talk about the evolution of the brand, revealing how she took House of CB from an eBay site to opening multiple stores in the UK as well as stateside in less than a decade. 

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