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These Are The U.S. Companies Offering Abortion-Related Benefits

With the repeal of Roe v. Wade on the horizon, the biggest companies in America are offering travel reimbursement and other benefits to employees in states with restricted abortion access. → Read More

Inside Vera Bradley: How Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Built A Company As Whimsical As Its Creations

Handbag and luggage maker Vera Bradley is the No. 1 midsize company for employees, a Forbes and Statista analysis finds. And the secret behind its worker-focused culture lies within cofounder Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, and a commitment to “keep the F in Fun.” → Read More

50 Over 50: EMEA 2022

Women around the world are proving that 50 and beyond is the new golden age. Here are the founders, business and political leaders, scientists and vanguards leading the way throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. → Read More

Power Rising: These Are The Women To Watch In 2022

From Barbados prime minister Mia Mottley to Indigenous activist Nemonte Nenquimo, these are the women whose influence is growing—and whose work we'll be tracking in 2022. → Read More

Why MacKenzie Scott Is The World’s Most Powerful Woman

The third richest woman on the planet, MacKenzie Scott (Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife) is using her vast fortune to revolutionize the world of philanthropy and challenge what she says is the massive accumulation of wealth that’s been concentrated in too few hands. → Read More

ForbesWomen Weekly: How Hope Helps Our Brains; Meet The World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies In 2021—And More

This is this week’s ForbesWomen newsletter, which every Thursday morning brings news about the world’s top female entrepreneurs, leaders and investors straight to your inbox. Sign up today! → Read More

‘I Want To Be A Queen-Maker’: How Isabelle Freidheim Is Finding Economic Opportunities For Women Through SPACs

After taking an entirely women-run SPAC public in March, entrepreneur and investor Isabelle Freidheim—along with Julep founder Jane Park and Blue Apron chair Jennifer Carr-Smith—is going for round two with Athena Consumer, and she hopes to spark a movement. → Read More

Tala Raises $145 Million Series E To Expand Account And Crypto Capabilities

For the last 15 years, Shivani Siroya has been laser-focused on extending financial services to the world’s unbanked. On Thursday, the Tala founder and CEO took a step toward achieving that goal, with a $145 million Series E that will help Tala expand its offerings. → Read More

Why Call Her Daddy Host Alexandra Cooper Says ‘Groupthink Has Spiraled’

Alexandra Cooper, the cofounder of the popular "Call Her Daddy" podcast, spoke at the Forbes Under 30 Summit about cancel culture, the importance of owning your intellectual property, and the future of her show. → Read More

Spring Health Notches A $190 Million Series C At A $2 Billion Valuation, Making CEO April Koh The Youngest Woman To Run A Unicorn

Spring Health, the mental health startup founded by Under 30 alumni April Koh and Adam Chekroud, has secured $190 million in Series C funding, propelling the company to unicorn status. → Read More

The Rainmakers: Meet The Women Over 50 Creating New Ways To Make And Move Money

These 50 women are using their experience and insight to fuel high-growth businesses and forge a more innovative and inclusive financial future. → Read More

Survey: Two-Thirds of College-Educated Workers May Avoid Texas Because Of Abortion Ban

Texas employers may lose skilled workers as a result of the restrictive abortion law that went into effect on Wednesday. According to a new poll, 66% of college-educated workers say the law would discourage them from taking a job in the Lone Star State. → Read More

Tina Tchen Resigns As Time’s Up CEO Amid Firestorm Over Cuomo Ties

Tina Tchen, the CEO of Time’s Up Now, announced Thursday that she is resigning from her position at the anti-harassment and women’s advocacy organization. → Read More

The Visionary List: Meet The Women Over 50 Shaping The Future Of Science, Technology And Art

Every woman on this list has a unique scientific or artistic vision that is leaving a lasting impact in matters of health, robotics, music, dance, and so much more. → Read More

The Age Of Impact: Meet The Women Over 50 Creating Social Change At Scale

These 50 women are changing their communities and the world in ways big and small through politics, education, law and social entrepreneurship. It’s the second chapter of our 50 Over 50 project, launched in June and produced in partnership with Mika Brzezinski’s Know Your Value initiative. → Read More

As Clear Secure Takes Off In $4.5 Billion IPO, CEO Caryn Seidman-Becker Eyes A ‘Frictionless’ Future

Clear cofounder and CEO Caryn Seidman-Becker guided her company through Covid and to a buzzy IPO Wednesday: the biometric security company saw shares soar in their public market debut, and Seidman-Becker sees applications for her company that go well beyond the airport. → Read More

Exclusive: Amid A Care Crisis, Caretaking Concierge Startup Wellthy Raises $35 Million Series B

Lindsay Jurist-Rosner founded Wellthy to provide the support she needed when she was a caregiver for her mother. Now, she’s adding $35 million to company coffers—in an oversubscribed round led by Jenny Abramson’s Rethink Impact—to expand its services to the U.K. and Canada. → Read More

Founder Of The RealReal Julie Wainwright Proves Unicorns Aren’t Just For Young Tech Bros

After overseeing one of the biggest blowups in internet history, Julie Wainwright was a Silicon Valley pariah. Now, at 64, she's the founder of The RealReal and has learned that failure can bring the freedom to pursue a second act without fear. → Read More

Introducing The 50 Over 50: Women Proving Success Has No Age Limit

Meet our inaugural class of entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists and creators who, after the age of 50, are achieving their greatest accomplishments and making their biggest impact. Together, they embody a new movement of women who reject the idea that the most dynamic part of life is the first half. → Read More

Dr. Georgette Bennett And The Women Over 50 Fighting For Human Rights Around The World

As part of our regular segment on “Morning Joe” highlighting women over the age of 50 who are changing the world, Forbes and Know Your Value want to shine a light on the women who have broken barriers in foreign policy, fighting for seats at some of the most important tables in history. → Read More