Business Resources for Women

Updated: May 7


Sites for Women by Women

  • Chief - A private network for the most powerful women in leadership

  • DevelopHER - Support and secrets to make more money in your tech career

  • Ellevest - a fiance platform built for women by women, focused on helping you properly invest and grow your money.

  • Career Contessa - Great resource for career-minded women

  • Lean In - A global community dedicated to helping women achieve their ambitions.

  • The Mom Project - A digital talent marketplace and community that connects professionally accomplished women with world-class companies.

  • 1 Million Women In Stem Campaign - to spotlight 1 million STEM women to provide visible role models & inspire the next generation of girls

  • eWomenNetwork - Networking and referral business community for women entrepreneurs

  • DW/EN Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network - Empowering Women in Business

  • Female Founder Collective Community Education and Business Resources

  • Female Startup Club Resources that help you build your business

  • Boulo Solutions - Boulo connects women to companies that value women’s influence in the workplace, prioritize diversity, and promote a flexible work culture.

  • WatchHerWork - helping women go further faster.

  • Generation Female - is a community of current and future women leaders from across the globe.

  • 50/50 Women on Boards Accelerating Women to Corporate Boards

  • Athena Alliance - Advanced Learning and Support for Women Leaders

  • Tory Burch Foundation Providing business resources for women

  • Fempeak - a platform aimed at leveling the playing field for professional women

  • Unwritten Rules: A guide for Women in Tech

  • The Art of the Subtle Brag

  • Unwritten Rules: Tips from the Top

  • The Tech Diva Success Podcast

  • Gotara Get career advice that is personalized and confidential Get Connected and Grow in your career.

  • The Balance Career resources from finding a job, to getting a promotion to setting boundaries.

  • PDX WIT (Portland Women in Tech) empowers individuals within the Portland-area tech industry by offering community and skill-building events, mentorship, and access to jobs and opportunities.

  • Women in Technology - Women in Technology (WIT) has the sole aim of advancing women in technology -- from the classroom to the boardroom. WIT meets its vision through a variety of leadership development, technology education, networking and mentoring opportunities for women at all levels of their careers

  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - Empower women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders; expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion.

  • AI for Women - Social campaign: Empower the next generation of women by sharing the insights you’ve gained during your career.

Job Sites

  • indeed - Employment website

  • Monster - Premium Site For Job Search and Job Postings

  • Fairygodboss offers a women's career community, expert career advice, job openings, and company reviews to help you advance your career.

  • Mogul is a technology platform and mobile app for women.

  • The Muse - Providing a look inside hundreds of companies hiring now

Education

  • Creative Live - Online classes in photography, art, design, craft & DIY, marketing, business, and entrepreneurship. Available on-demand 24-7

  • Master Class - Watch thousands of lessons from the best as they share their stories, skills, shortcuts, failures, and successes.

  • Future Learn - Grow Your Digital Skills with Accenture

Social Media Tools

  • Hoot Suite - Powerful Tool That Helps Manage & Optimizes Your Social Media post to various social platforms from one dashboard.

  • Unsplash - The internet’s source of freely usable images.

  • Behance - is a social media platform owned by Adobe that claims "to showcase and discover creative.

  • Dribbble is a self-promotion and social networking platform for digital designers and creatives.

  • Followerwonk - Match your activities to gains and losses in followers to give your followers what they like best.

Content & Social Listening Resources

  • Content Marketing Institute (CMI) - content marketing education, through online education, print, and in-person events.

  • Buzzmo - Run a search to quickly discover content ideas, uncover platform insights, identify passionate influencers, and more. Start your free trial now!

  • Quora is a place to gain and share knowledge. It's a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers.

  • All Top - aggregates all of the top news and information in real-time. Find a topic and learn what's happening from trusted sources.

  • Reddit - is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members

  • LinkedIn Pulse - is a publishing platform created by the professional social networking channel, LinkedIn. To get started on Pulse, be sure to visit www.linkedin.com and sign in to your account. From there, on your homepage, you will see the updates from people you follow, or interesting/trending stories on LinkedIn that you may be interested in.

  • Social Talent - be a contributor or take time to learn, or provide learning classes for your teams

  • SlideShare - an American hosting service for professional content including presentations, infographics, documents, and videos

  • Sqribble - is a cloud-based tool that allows you to create eBooks (reports, whitepapers, etc.) ... It uses ready-made templates and drag-n-drop design features that make self-publishing your eBooks a breeze.

  • Medium - read and share ideas on about any topic.

Podcast Resources

  • Buzzsprout

  • Vurbl is a creator-first, free streaming audio platform for all audio types, including user generated audio, across categories.

  • MatchMaker enables users to grow their network and be productive when they are self-isolating by arranging remote conversations with people all over the world

  • Listen Notes The Best Podcast Search Engine

Website Tools

  • WIX - Easy template style website platform tool

  • WordPress - Popular and user-friendly website platform tool (requires a bit more tech knowledge than WIX

  • Fonts Google provides a wide choice of free fonts great for branding

  • Printful - create and sell custom products online

  • GraphicRiver - Fonts, logos & icons

  • Creative Market - is an online marketplace for community-generated design assets. The company sells graphics, WordPress themes, stock photography, and other digital goods for use by web creatives.

Women in Tech Events

Storefronts

Freelance services

  • Fiverr - a platform that connects businesses with freelancers offering digital services in 300+ categories (super cheap - just do your homework - sometimes you get what you pay for)

  • 99 designs - A global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together to create logos, branding, websites, and more.

  • Upwork - formerly Elance-oDesk, is an American freelancing platform where enterprises and individuals connect in order to conduct business.

  • Envato - top digital assets and services

Data-Driven Decision Making

Top Affiliate Programs

  • Clickbank

  • Click Funnels

  • CJ Affiliate

  • Shopify

  • Berush

Volunteering opportunities


Million Girls Moonshot - The Million Girls Moonshot seeks to re-imagine who can engineer, who can build, who can make. It will inspire and prepare the next generation of innovators by engaging one million more girls in STEM learning opportunities through afterschool and summer programs over the next 5 years.


 

Women-Owned & Operated Businesses


Women in tech podcasts

Marketing & Business Consulting

Design { Commercial and Residential }

  • Shelley Prael Designer Extraordinaire, offering residential and commercial interior design in the Portland Metro area.

  • Gretchen Schaeffler - Color and design expert

Real Estate

  • Joelle Lewis - Personal and professional residential realtor

Bakers { Cakes and other goodies }

  • Connie Hix -Homemade German cakes. Small batch baking. Authentic ingredients.

  • Laurie Clarke - One of kind custom creative specialty cakes

Life Coach

  • Bernadette Logue - transformational life coach, Founder The Daily Positive Chanel, formerly Pinch Me Living on YouTube

If you have a resource you'd like added to this list please send it my way. Not all submissions will be guaranteed to make the list but I promise to check out each one personally and add it if appropriate. Thanks, Mary@2BBolder.com




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