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Imagining an ideal future state for women entrepreneurs

Design thinking and seven tweets speak to a GES dedicated to entrepreneurship for emerging youth and women

Can Paid Maternity Leave Mean More Entrepreneurship?

While there are plenty of reasons why longer parental leave is good for parents and children, can it also be good for creating entrepreneurs?

Are Tech Companies Ahead of the Curve on Parental Leave?

Major tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have recently given generous parental leave to their employees. But is it economically easier for tech companies, which are predominantly male, to offer generous parental leave packages given men are less likely to take parental leave?

Women and Entrepreneurship: A Blog Anthology

Kauffman Foundation bloggers have written extensively about women entrepreneurs in-depth. Review this anthology of posts on the subject.

SBA to Award $3.95 Million to Accelerators Across U.S.

Last week, the U.S. Small Business Administration launched a $3.95 million Growth Accelerator Fund competition for accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models -- with a special emphasis on parts of the country where there are fewer conventional sources of early stage capital. More than 75 winners will be selected to receive $50,000 each.

New Report Examines the Economic Contributions of Working Mothers

New report by Kauffman researchers Emily Fetsch and Alex Krause examines the challenges facing mothers in the workforce.

Labor After Labor: Why Barriers for Working Mothers are Barriers for the Economy

Policymakers, businesses and entrepreneur support organizations can drive policy and cultural changes necessary to fulfill the promise of entrepreneurship for mothers

Investing in Minority Entrepreneurs: An Economic Imperative for the U.S.

American University's Melissa L. Bradley discusses some of the challenges facing minority entrepreneurs, and offers potential solutions to create a more friendly start-up environment for all entrepreneurs.

Women Entrepreneurs Have What it Takes to Grow Post-Conflict Economies

Can strengthening entrepreneurship in post-conflict countries help prevent future violence? And, how are women in post-conflict countries specifically equipped to benefit from entrepreneurship?

Women’s Entrepreneurship Research – What We’re Funding

The Kauffman Foundation put out a call for proposals for research in Women’s Entrepreneurship earlier this year as a part of our New Entrepreneurial Growth Initiative. This post summarizes the research the Foundation chose to fund.