Resources

As a new organization, REACH Women's Network is still compiling resources for its members and the broader community. If you would like to recommend additional resources to add to this list, please contact us.

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Women-Owned Business Directory

Fearless Winston Salem, a space in Forsyth County that fosters community for women, has developed a free, open-access Women-Owned Business Directory for Forsyth County. Access it here. 

ACCESS Center for Equity + Success​ helps minority- and woman-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) thrive equitably by providing access to resources, technical support, contract opportunities, and financing.

Books Recommended at

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The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You: Command an Audience and Sell Your Way to Success

By Lydia Fenet

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The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People

By Gary Chapman

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

 

By Daniel Pink

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Network Beyond Bias: Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage for Your Career

 

By Amy C. Waninger

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Non-Consensus Investing: Being Right When Everyone Else is Wrong

 

By Rupal J. Bhansali

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Kick Some Glass: 10 Ways Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms 

 

By Portia Mount & Jennifer Martineau

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Think on Your Feet: Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Impromptu Communication Skills on the Job

 

By Jen Brown

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You are the Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter

By Dr. Joe Dispenza

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FYI – For Your Improvement (A Guide for Development and Coaching)

By Michael M. Lombardo & Robert W. Eichinger

Data Sources

Arora, Rohit. “The lending gap narrows for women business owners, but it’s still 31% less than for men.” CNBC. March 7, 2019.

 

Blumberg, Jonathan. “Companies with more female executives make more money– here’s why.” CNBC. March 2, 2018

Cohen, Arianne. “6 galling statistics about wealth inequality that show how women are paying the price.” Fast Company. January 20, 2020.

Connley, Courtney. “Reminder: Today isn’t equal pay day for black, Latina or Native American women.” CNBC. April 10, 2018.

U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee. “The pink tax: how gender-based pricing hurts women’s buying power.” United States Congress. December 2016.

Dreher, Beth. “What is the pink tax?” Good Housekeeping. May 23, 2019.

Guzior, Betsey. “Self-employed women face pay gap, too.” The Business Journals. May 9, 2018.

Helmore, Edward. “New York Stock Exchange has its first female leader in 226-year history.” The Guardian. May 25, 2018.

Keenan, Alex. “New study shows more women in Fortune 100 & 500 boards.” Yahoo Finance. January 16, 2019.

Lane and Little.  “Absent from the table: Why the Triad’s biggest boardrooms still cater to men.” Triad Business Journal. March 15, 2018.