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The PPP program could be leaving women of color entrepreneurs behind

Women of color are driving small-business growth during the pandemic. But many are missing out on help such as the Payroll Protection Plan offered by the federal government, despite having applied. “All of us in economics and strategy are predicting an enormous surge in economic activity due to pent-up demand,” said Lyda Bigelow, associate professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the [...]

2021-04-27T13:38:02-06:00April 27th, 2021|

Why women CEOs get slammed while men get praised

The San Francisco Chronicle looked at why women CEOs get more backlash than their male counterparts. Specifically, the paper looked at why Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer was heavily criticized for making moves similar to those made by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who was praised for his decisions. It’s a pretty clear-cut case of female CEOs being treated worse because of their gender, and there [...]

2016-07-14T15:47:11-06:00July 14th, 2016|