Young girlpreneurs have a unique way of seeing the world.  Samantha Frenck is nine years old and in the fourth grade.  She volunteers at her local animal shelter.  With her empathetic eye she noticed that there weren’t any toys for the volunteers to use when playing with the dogs and cats.  Recently I spoke to her and she shared with …

Category: Business Ideas & Tips, Girlpreneurs

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Be Great Bracelets are fun & easy to make! If you got our Bright Girls book Be Great and you have the Be Great bracelet kit from the Kickstarter campaign, then watch our video that teaches you how to make your Be Great Bracelets/Hair Ties!       If you want to get the book, you can buy it now! Buy Your …

Category: Book News & Updates

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intrapreneur

Have you heard of intrapreneurship?  It’s the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working inside an organization. An intrapreneur focuses on innovation and creativity, and transforms an idea into a profitable venture. Being an intrapreneur is a very exciting and fulfilling way to manage your career but it takes a special mindset and the ability to identify a company that’s …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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earth day

  Earth Month is the perfect time to share this girlpreneur’s story with you.  That’s because Jeannie Jarnot’s tagline for her company is “Use Less. Love More”. It’s hard to think of another company that’s trying to get you to buy less.  But this is the philosophy at the heart of Jeannie’s business.  Through her company Beauty Heroes, a non-toxic …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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STEM

  There’s a lot of work that goes into a successful Kickstarter campaign, but it all starts with a great idea.  Yellow Scope, rigorous science kits for girls, was successfully funded on Kickstarter at the end of 2014.   I spoke with co-founders and scientists Kelly McCollum and Marcie Colledge to get the origin story of their STEM business idea. BG: Your …

Category: Girlpreneurs, STEM

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The Bright Girls Kickstarter campaign is a book and activities that teach girls about business in a fun and engaging way.  It shows two girls who are makers and girlpreneurs.  The characters, Lucy and Kylie come up with a unique bracelet band concept, they test their idea,  learn how to source materials, price and market their product, and of course create it. I …

Category: Book News & Updates, DIY

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  The Book is Ready!!  Pre-order it today I wasn’t able to find an interactive, fun and engaging book about business for kids so I created one.  This book is packed with great skills that will be used throughout the reader’s life.   I’m very excited to share this girl-tested book with you. (It’s for girls age 8+) Click here to …

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Have you read our eBook Sweet Success?  It’s FREE when you sign up for our email updates.  In it Kylie and Lucy create a new twist on the ‘ol lemonade stand.  In this “More Sweet Success” blog series we’re giving you some other ideas on how to get creative and give your lemonade stand a lift! Of course lemonade is …

Category: Lemonade Stand Tips

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