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Teams of all ages, genders, backgrounds, and places develop BRAND NEW ideas in a weekend invent-a-thon. 48 hours to plan, prototype and pitch an idea for prizes and licensing potential.

It is a valuable resource for anyone and everyone to gain insight into the innovation community.

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Supporting Women One Heel At A Time

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Being an entrepreneur is difficult for anyone, but it can be even more challenging for a woman. To speak about this problem I went to Antonia Saint Dunbar. Antonia Saint Dunbar…

Women In Manufacturing

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High tech jobs are the future of manufacturing. Cities around the country are bringing back manufacturing jobs to a skilled technology base in the states. With a large number of…

Shark Tank: 7 Success Stories

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  Now in their tenth season, Shark Tank has seen many products walk through their door, and there’s a good chance you may be using one at home or in…

Historical Women Inventing

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Marion Donovan Sometimes we’re destined to be something and Marion Donovan was predetermined to be an inventor. Born and raised in Ft. Wayne, Indiana in 1917, Marion’s father, uncles and…

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