Crowdfunding - A Game Changer for Women Entrepreneurs
According to a Department of Commerce survey of women-owned companies across the U.S. Women-owned firms start and grow businesses with substantially less outside financing and the average women-owned business has 25% lower revenue than the typical male-owned firm in the same industry. People tend t...
Just one in five of New York City’s startups founded by women
According to a report called “Start-Up City: Growing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for All,” by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, New York’s startup activity is hot — but many of the city’s residents are being left out in the cold. The report finds that blacks...
Code First Girls - aims to get more female entrepreneurs
Women are conspicuously absent from tech entrepreneurship. Yet recent studies suggest that tech is exactly where talented, ambitious women should be. Code First: Girls is the coding education arm of Entrepreneur First in the UK, which launched earlier this week of is an attempt to r...
Africa’s Solar Sisters Changing Lives One Light at a Time
Solar Sister is one of nine projects backed by the United Nations’ Momentum for Change initiative that will be featured at this year’s UN climate negotiations in Doha. Other projects include the introduction of electric vehicles in Sri Lanka, energy-efficient brick production in Peru, an...
Flexible Work Makes Good Business Sense
Many employers know that it makes good business sense to provide flexible working opportunities for their staff. These employers know flexible working arrangements enable them to retain skilled staff and reduce recruitment costs, to raise staff morale, decrease absenteeism and react to changing mark...
What we offer
GajGal is an expanding community of mothers helping mothers. Our motto “Get a Job | Get a Life” is based on the belief that for mothers wanting to get back into the workforce, finding a job with “the right level” of flexibility, empowers working mothers to live life on their own terms and better control their own destiny.
GajGal aims to address this “new reality” through four core components:
- 1. Job Search and Matching tools to streamline finding the perfect fit for flexible work arrangements.
- 2. Access to Benefits that in the traditional work environment have been provided by full time employers. GajGal helps to provide a critical mass of members to ensure access to a range of benefits options that we are continually working to expand and improve on.
- 3. Working Mother Community to provide access to news, blogs and articles of interest and importance to working mothers and a social networking community that working mothers can interact with and draw on for support.
- 4. The Entrepreneur Zone is for mothers aiming to start their own business and expand on the concepts of working mothers helping working mothers succeed.
“Using your Benefits link made it easy to select from a wide range of health insurance offerings and narrow down the various plans available that best fit my needs. Being able to make a side by side comparison of the details further helped me make an informed decision on a plan with great rates. The application is swift and uncomplicated”
“ WOW this is a fantastic idea aimed at a true need. I have had a hard time preparing to go back to work after staying home with my two kids for the past 4 years. I am so excited to start adding my requirements and get started on the search. The Latest News and Benefits are an excellent idea. I would come here to read this even if I wasn't looking for a job right now”