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Everything a New Mom Needs to Survive Maternity Leave

Because figuring out how to power through your fourth trimester is almost as hard as labor.

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The Shocking Reason Sunny Hostin Ended Up On TV
As a child, Sunny Hostin witnessed a violent crime against her uncle. Here, The View cohost shares how the experience steered her to pr…
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How to Start a Company, According to Female Founders Who Did Just That
Last year, women launched 1,821 new businesses every day—yet, starting your own company can feel overwhelming. Here, everything you nee…
Barack Obama Presidential Campaign
Valerie Jarrett on First Meeting the Obamas, Voter Suppression, and Beto O’Rourke

In her book Finding My Voice, the Obama Foundation adviser takes us on her journey to the White House.

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Introducing Marie Claire's 6th Annual New Guard List

A little Monday morning motivation.

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Marie Claire's Guide to Having a Baby

...when it's not as easy as you thought.

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How to Stay Sane While Struggling to Get Pregnant

We've got you (and the torturous Two Week Wait) covered.

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The 15 Coolest Tech Products About to Change the Future

For our annual Next Big Thing list, we rounded up the technologies shaping our lives.

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Advice from 3 Entrepreneurs Who Put Wellness at the Core of Their Business

Turns out there are big bucks in the business of feeling good.

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What It's Like to Be the Boss of a $6 Billion Company

Tan Hooi Ling, cofounder of the app Grab, shares her business advice.

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Aileen Lee: You Don't Need a Ph.D. from MIT to Create a Billion-Dollar Company

The venture capitalist shares her thoughts on the current state of fundraising.

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You Better Have Grit If You Want This Venture Capitalist to Invest In Your Company

Backstage Capital's Arlan Hamilton shares what she looks for in prospective investments.

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Want to Build a Business? Learn to Compartmentalize

Nextdoor cofounder Sarah Leary shares how she scaled her company.

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Why Failure Was Never an Option for Canva's CEO

Melanie Perkins, the newest member of the Unicorn Club, shares her tips for making it big in business.

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7 Tech Products That Get Mother Nature's Approval

Clean, green gadget? Yes, please.

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How to Raise $182 Million in Funding

Cloudflare co-founder and COO, Michelle Zatlyn, talks about building a multi-billion-dollar company.

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Kendra Scott, Jewelry Entrepreneur Extraordinaire, on How She Built a Billion-Dollar Business

"Focus on what lights a fire inside of you."

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First Look: Nikki Reed’s New Jewelry Line Uses Recycled Gold from Your Computer

The actress, entrepreneur, and philanthropist partnered with Dell to launch a chic (and sustainable!) gold jewelry collection.

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Inside Marie Claire's Second-Annual Power Trip

36 hours of non-stop networking 🙌.

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New Guard 2017: Meet the Women Changing the World We Live In

Our fifth-annual list of female visionaries.

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Meet Airbnb's (Not So) Secret Weapon: Belinda Johnson

The company's highest-ranking woman is the quiet force shaping its path to global domination.

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Meet Gwynne Shotwell, the Woman Who Could Take Us to Mars

The SpaceX president sees no extraterrestrial challenge too big to tackle.

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Ellen Pao Broke the Silence About Sexism and Tech—But Her Fight Is Far from Over

A look at her new book and newfound mission to create broader change.

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Washington Mystics Owner Ted Leonsis and Star Player Elena Delle Donne Are Plotting to Transform...

It's time for female basketball players to get the visibility they deserve.

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10 Female App Developers Get Candid About Working in Tech

What's it like to be an Apple iOS developer?

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Meet the Woman Who Built Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Media Empire

Dany Garcia is The Rock's ex-wife, current manager, and the woman responsible for his multimillion-dollar paycheck.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar's Second Act? Disrupting the Food Industry

How the star battled venture-capital sexism to make the (big, scary) leap from the screen to the test kitchen.

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Ballet Has a Sexism Problem—but I'm Fighting Back from the Inside
When New York City Ballet principal dancer Ashley Bouder realized that women were rarely tapped to choreograph ballets, she decided to …
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Broke with a Big Idea? Here's a Trick to Fund Your Dreams

One entrepreneur dishes on the scrappy way she bootstrapped her company.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
A Female Cabinet Member's Warning for the Incoming Administration

Obama's Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, has some advice for Trump's inner circle.