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On March 7 and 8, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center and United Nations Office for Partnerships hosted the 6th Annual International Women’s Day Forum. The event convened public and private sector leaders to explore inclusive solutions that create opportunities for women and girls around the world.
- The National Women's Business Councils’ recent Survey of Business Owners shows that female veterans are starting small businesses at an impressive rate.
Here's what is making headlines this week:
- Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert suggests that failure – or more specifically, learning from failure – is the best way for 20-somethings to set themselves up to succeed early in their career.
Here's what we're reading in the news this week:
When Sydney Price was young, she rarely lived in one city for more than a few years. Her father was a pilot in the Navy, which meant relocating the family each time he was assigned to a new post—and new schools for Sydney.