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- Ally Watson of Code Like a Girl is hosting Cool Australia’s STEAM IRL, an event to inspire students on July 19 that includes an appearance by Mikaela Jade of Indigital.
- Envorinex will receive $2.1 million from the Recycling Modernisation Fund to improve its facility so it can process more than 6,000 additional tonnes of plastic each year.
- Women’s Agenda featured Mikaela Jade of Indigital based on her recent interview on The Leadership Lessons.
- Lucinda Hartley of Neighbourlytics spoke on a SheStarts panel about founding, funding, and failures.
- Verve Super published a post by Kirilly Dawn on the multigenerational financial abuse of Indigenous Australians.
- World’s Biggest Garage Sale is celebrating Plastic Free July.
- Suzanne Siemens of Aisle did her first Instagram Live with Jaymin of Toni Marlow Clothing on the topic of menstrual products and inclusive design.
- Aisle co-founder Madeleine Shaw’s book, The Greater Good, is now available for pre-order.
- AVA Technologies won the Food Security category at the NexStream Tech Competition in Campbell River.
- The Globe and Mail published a moving video on Haircuts on Wheels, a mobile hairdressing service for seniors, as it returned to action after the pandemic shutdown.
- Teara Fraser of Iskwew Air contributed powerful thoughts to Politico on what Canadians should do on Canada Day, and every day.
- Inspire Me Magazine recommended Made with Local‘s Real Food Bar in its Beach Bag Essentials shopping guide.
- Magnusmode continues to get media attention for its groundbreaking partnership with M&T Bank, including from local TV stations in Syracuse and Buffalo.
- Gender and the Economy published a case study on SheNative Goods and how it fosters community while supporting Indigenous women.
- Sitti released its 2020 Impact Report, along with letters from its co-creators.
- Taste and Travel Magazine recounted Skipper Otto‘s origin story.
- The51 Ventures Fund 1 announced its investment in SomaDetect‘s $6-million Series A funding round.
- Anu Bidani of STEM Minds has been accepted into this year’s SheBoot, a six-week bootcamp leading up to a pitchfest at AccelerateOTT.
- The Tare Shop got its staff together for a social for the first time in a very long time.
- Bustle is a big fan of Think Dirty as a way to help you find cleaner beauty products.
- Wiz Kid Coding shared five ways coding helps students solve problems.
- Stuff cited AWWA as an example of a New Zealand company that thinks big and markets creatively in a piece on breeding more ‘unicorns’ in a country known for the ease of doing business.
- AWWA published a post on getting rid of single-use period products.
- Kiri Nathan was inducted into the New Zealand Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs, along with SheEO Activator Theresa Gattung, Dame Suzie Moncrieff, and Christine Sharma.
- Nisa shared the story of Luisa, who came to New Zealand from Brazil and is now the head sewer in Nisa’s workshop.
- Beauty News NYC saluted The Hello Cup‘s new liners as a beauty best bet.
- Sonja Ebron of Courtroom5 shared what you need to create a highly successful startup with Paul Moss in Authority Magazine.
- Watch Kai Frazier of Kai XR make her pitch at the T-Mobile Accelerator Spring 2021 Immersive Technology Demo Day.
- Insider highlighted Loliware‘s edible cups in a video on sustainable alternatives to common household items.
- Reproductive medical care is central to empowerment, Pandia Health‘s Dr. Sophia Yen told Philadelphia Weekly.
- Sisu Global continued its webinar series with a look at how Hemafuse helps prevent and manage anemia in pregnancy.
- Solstice was named one of the best local energy advocacy organizations in 2021 by the Freeing Energy Project.