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SheEO Podcast + News Round-up
- On the SheEO Podcast Round-up, find these episodes:
- SmartCompany noted the startups that secured Boosting Female Founders funding, including Indigital, Verve Super, and Neighbourlytics.
- Indigital is listed in Code for Australia’s BIPOC Organisations & Resources Pt. 1.
- Verve Super‘s Christina Hobbs wrote a piece for Women’s Agenda on how 2020 showed that female entrepreneurs need an inner circle. The piece was reprinted in SmartCompany.World’s Biggest Garage Sale has plenty of sustainable gift ideas.
- SheNative‘s Indigenous holiday gift guide features fellow SheEO Venture Satya Organics, Venture Semi-Finalists Cheekbone Beauty + Sisters Sage, and Activator-owned Raven Reads, Yukon Soaps + Mini Tipi!
- Abeego was mentioned in a Fast Company article as a sustainable product pushing big brands to move beyond plastic. And it shared well-loved recipes from its community.
- AVA Grows has partnered with TreeEra to plant a tree with every purchase of the newly released winter seed pod pack collection and has launched a Holiday Giveaway with Hestan Cue and Prepdeck.
- Nita Tandon of Dalcini Stainless told Authority Magazine how she turned her hobby into a career.
- Nada teamed up with Food Runners this holiday season to support vulnerable children across 17 local schools with healthy meals. They also launched a gift card campaign to help kick off a package-free 2021.
- Routine‘s Neige and Pippa Blair participated in Wild Tea Kombucha’s collaborative gift guide.
- SheNative‘s Devon Fiddler was named one of Canada’s top 5 social entrepreneurs of 2020 from SEE Change Magazine, and made NUVO’s list of Canadian BIPOC-owned businesses to support.
- Satya Organics, which will soon be launching in Indigo and in the U.S., was recommended in Well + Good’s list of Indigenous beauty brands to support.
- The Discourse is a founding member of Press Forward, a new association that aims to strengthen independent journalism in Canada. And The Discourse Nanaimo is going ahead.
- Think Dirty was recommended by the proprietor of a new shop for non-toxic cosmetics opening in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Twenty One Toys is among Future of Good’s Top Recovery Projects.
- AWWA included Kiri Nathan in its shop Indigenous gift guide.
- Beany offered advice on whether you can expense Christmas gifts.
- Better Packaging Co. came up in a Perth Happenings piece on Kik Clothing, which ships its activewear in compostable bags. Dense Discovery recommended Better Packaging, too.
- Guardian Angel Security has launched the Guardian EVERYWHERE Hub for robust and secure 24/7 communication, monitoring, and local response co-ordination for remote workers. ChannelLife picked up the news, too.Candice Pardy of Jobloads spoke to the New Zealand Herald about whether the country is a good place for Māori women in business, and the difference SheEO made to unlock funding.
- AZO CleanTech did a feature on Farm from a Box’s off-grid toolkit for sustainable agriculture, as did Off Grid Energy Independence.
- BioCellection‘s process to convert plastic into useable chemicals came up in a Chemical & Engineering News piece on new technologies making an impact.
- The Corsair at Santa Monica College wrote about how Pandia Health is revolutionizing birth control. And Sophia Yen’s reaction to Scotland’s new period product legislation was published in The National.
- Modern Ghana covered how Sisu Global‘s Hemafuse is solving the problem of low donor-blood supplies, and CEO Carolyn Yarina made Nairobi Garage’s list of women making strides in innovative ways.Solstice put together an infographic on how to bring solar to every American.