Entrepreneurship

Yellowberry - One smart Teen is changing the bra industry for young girls
When Megan Grassell an 18-year-old high school senior from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, took her kid sister Mary Margaret, then 13, shopping for her first bra she writes,  “It was an awkward moment for her, but a chance for me to show off my sisterly knowledge,” “I couldn’t b...

 

Microloans help female entrepreneurs
Too often Mom-trepreneurs are coming up against banks that will not provide critical financing  to help grow successful businesses due to a range of objections from lack of experience to insufficient business history or balance sheet details. Accion is a nonprofit microlending organi...

 

Lexsine Mitchell building her work from home business with Arise Virtual Solutions
Back in 2004, Lexsine Mitchell, a single mom of two daughters living in Boynton Beach, South Florida was attending college for a paralegal degree and rarely spending anytime with her daughters. Having previously worked at a bank as a part-time collection rep and full time in customer service at a la...

 

Project Dignity - Stopping girls from missing out on a quarter of their school careers
Two years ago, when Sue Barnes’ daughter came home from school with a note asking for donations of sanitary pads, she made a shocking discovery. “Every month seven million South African schoolgirls between the ages of 10 and 19 are missing a week of school because they are menstruating a...

 

Death of Wall Street pioneer Muriel Siebert
Muriel Siebert, the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, earning her the title of "First Lady of Wall Street," passed away on Saturday in New York City. She was 80. Called "Mickie" by her friends, Siebert arrived in New York in 1954 with no college degree and only $500 in her...

 

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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.

Success stories

GajGal Testimonial

Shayne Duke
“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”

GajGal Testimonial

Amy Rogers
“ 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”