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Karim, Jacob at the helm

By   /  Thursday, July 28th, 2011  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Karim, Jacob at the helm

San Luis Obispo County’s two most prominent business organizations are now headed up by women.

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High-tech mapping: VSolveit garners USDA awards

By   /  Friday, July 1st, 2011  /  Small Business, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on High-tech mapping: VSolveit garners USDA awards

Mapping company VSolvit recently garnered national USDA awards.

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They shatter glass ceilings: Firm coaches women to negotiate

By   /  Friday, June 24th, 2011  /  Features, Small Business, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on They shatter glass ceilings: Firm coaches women to negotiate

Coaching firm She Negotiates teaches women how to negotiate for pay raises and advancement .

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Raising the bar: ThinkThin goes from home kitchen to big chain stores

By   /  Monday, December 13th, 2010  /  Features, Small Business, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Raising the bar: ThinkThin goes from home kitchen to big chain stores

Ventura-based energy bar company ThinkThin went from a home startup to a $30 million-a-year business

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Kathy Ireland to female entrepreneurs: ‘Don’t let rejection stop your dreams’

By   /  Monday, December 6th, 2010  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Kathy Ireland to female entrepreneurs: ‘Don’t let rejection stop your dreams’

Swimsuit model turned fashion mogul Kathy Ireland was in downtown Santa Barbara on Dec. 5 to tout her new jewelry collection. Ireland, who was a model for Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue for 13 consecutive years from 1984 to 1996, is now the CEO and chief designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, a $1.4 billion clothing Read More →

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Dialing up success: Firestone leads Tempest Telecom to clear skies

By   /  Monday, October 11th, 2010  /  Small Business, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Dialing up success: Firestone leads Tempest Telecom to clear skies

Jessica Firestone has built a business by making sure that your e-mails, text messages and phone calls get where they’re supposed to be going, and fast. In five years, Firestone has grown Goleta-based Tempest Telecom Solutions from a four-person startup to a 100-employee firm with operations across the country. Tempest pulls in about $30 million Read More →

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Lopker tells her story at CSUCI

By   /  Friday, October 8th, 2010  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Lopker tells her story at CSUCI

Today, Pamela Lopker is the founder, president and chairman of the board of Santa Barbara-based QAD, a $220-million-a-year manufacturing software company with 1,300 employees. But back in the in the 1970s, Lopker, the daughter of a U.S. Navy engineer, was coding software at a defense subcontractor when she realized she had brighter career prospects. “As Read More →

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