Gender hierarchies persist online despite more female entrepreneurs

ITHACA, N.Y. – Self-employed women working in digital creative industries such as blogging or marketing feel compelled to conduct business online in a traditionally feminine way, according to a new Cornell University study. This includes maintaining social media personas that display modesty, sociality and “an aura of decorum” – the same restrictions that often apply […]

Networking@Rev: Connect with clean energy startups

WHAT: Networking@Rev: Clean energy networking event WHEN: Thursday, February 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. WHERE: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street (Second Floor), Ithaca, NY 14850 MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Local media is invited to attend and interview clean tech startups, including NSYERDA 76West Clean Energy Competition winners. […]

Want to help American business? Open America’s borders

Wesley Sine, professor of management and organizations at Cornell University, studies the emergence of new economic sectors and entrepreneurship. He says that if the Trump administration is seriously committed to small business creation, they should help immigrants – not antagonize them. Bio: https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile?id=wds4   Sine says: “It’s too bad that the administration is not paying […]

Hundreds of connections, high energy and relevant speakers to inspire entrepreneurs

WHAT: Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit 2016 WHEN: Friday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. WHERE: The Times Center, NYC MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Debra Eichten, Entrepreneurship at Cornell, (607) 592-5159, doe5@cornell.edu. NEW YORK – “Elevate Your Network, Your Game, Your Story” […]

NSF grant to fund entrepreneurial growth, innovation

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Upstate New York Alliance for Entrepreneurial Innovation – a partnership of Cornell University, the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the University of Rochester – has been awarded $4.2 million from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program to lead entrepreneurship and commercialization support programs targeted at the scientific community through […]

Cornell opens new work space for entrepreneurship and business collaboration

WHAT: New entrepreneurship and collaboration space to be dedicated on Cornell’s campus WHEN: Wednesday, August 31, 5 p.m. WHERE: Kennedy Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-254-4799 or dal296@cornell.edu. ITHACA, N.Y. – […]

Government contracts: Why so long to crack the glass ceiling

This week, the commerce department announced it had met its goal of awarding five percent of federal contract dollar to women-owned companies. Michele Williams, assistant professor of organizational behavior at the Industrial and Labor Relations School explains why progress to achieve this laudable but modest goal has been this slow and says research shows setting […]