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JENNIE WONG

Jennie Wong, Ph.D., is a nationally syndicated columnist and the creator of the product quiz website www.ABorC.com.
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  • A women in STEM success story

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Aisha Davis, a graduate of Microsoft’s DigiGirlz program and Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte.  She currently works at Microsoft as a Technical Account Manager at their location in Southwest Charlotte.   Ask the Mompreneur   How did you and your mom first learn about Microsoft's DigiGirlz program?   Aisha Davis   People s...

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  • Doing good is the latest trend among entrepreneurs

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Sandra Marshall, a social impact consultant for both non-profit and for-profit organizations, on the topic of social entrepreneurship.   Social entrepreneurs are receiving increasing attention and support in Charlotte and beyond, including recent events at Packard Place and programs such as UNC’s Carolina Center for Public Service, which awards Bryan Fellowships to student entrepreneu...

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  • 8 simple ideas for a better workday

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Diane Elkins, an office organizer and consultant who helps entrepreneurs deal with clutter.  Elkin’s Davidson, NC company, Positive Workspace , works with clients in the larger Charlotte area, as well as nationally via their virtual services.   Ask the Mompreneur   Whether you’re an entrepreneur or just a busy person juggling work and family, it seems like w...

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  • Liz Claman returns to the World Economic Forum: The view from Davos

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Fox Business Network’s Liz Claman. She is traveling to Davos, Switzerland this week to report live from the World Economic forum. The annual meeting features 2,500 leaders from more than 100 countries addressing current challenges and future risks in the global economy.   Ask the Mompreneur   Tell us a little about the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and w...

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  • How to Use Publicity to Get More Publicity

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Christina Daves , a serial entrepreneur and the creator of the website www.PRforAnyone.com .  While handling her own publicity for her invention CastMedic, she appeared in over 50 media outlets in just one year.   Ask the Mompreneur:   It seems that with certain companies, after I see them mentioned once, they are suddenly everywhere.  What’s the trick for tur...

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  • Mingle bells: How to work a holiday party

    This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with mingling maven Susan RoAne, author of “ How to Work a Room : The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections.”  Her book has sold over 1 million copies worldwide and is celebrating its 25 th anniversary.   Ask the Mompreneur   You've been teaching people “How to Work a Room” for quite a while now.  What advice do you have for people who want ...

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  • Top 5 reasons I’m thankful to be an entrepreneur

    #5 – Visibility (in lieu of security) I spent the first part of my working life chasing security.   I worked at some of the biggest companies and consultancies in the country and all I got to show for my troubles was three layoffs.   I finally realized that the security of Fortune 500 life was an illusion and traded it in for visibility, which is to say that there are still bad times, but you can usually seem them coming (and have time to react).   In a l...

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