Women-Related Email Lists Focusing on Business, Work, or Finance

Last updated: April 5, 2007
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Here are some women-related email lists that focus on business, work, and/or finance. If the instructions say "send usual subscription message," the message to send is SUBSCRIBE [listname] Your Name (e.g., SUBSCRIBE GENDERCB Jane Doe).

BIZ-L is a list for women in business, especially Canadian women business owners. The list supports members in their efforts to get into business, find new customers, market their products/services, and network. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE BIZ-L to MAJORDOMO@WOMEN.CA .

The Business List, formerly BizWomen, is a list for discussing networking, lead generation, mentoring, and business building opportunities for women in business. To subscribe, see the The Business List web page.

BWEntrepreneur is a list for Black women in business or starting a new venture. The list offers advice, networking, discussion on ways to promote business, and announcements. For more information, see the BWEntrepreneur web site. You can subscribe from the web site or by sending an email message to BWEntrepreneur-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.

CEW (Canadian Entrepreneurial Women) is a list for Canadian women in business, women entrepreneurs in Canada, or women in Canada who might want to start a business. CEW has members coast-to-coast who use the list to share resources, ask questions, and network with one another. For more information or to subscribe, see CEW's Yahoo groups web page.

EmpowerMe. A Yahoo groups list affiliated with Empower Me!, an organization "dedicated to empowering Black Women in their careers and business. Building strong foundations for success through networking." For more information or to subscribe, see the EmpowerMe Yahoo groups web page.

FEM-MAG-PUBLISHERS serves the needs of women publishers, editors, and other women in publication administration/design/circulation management. This can mean feminists who publish feminist or women's magazines, journals, or newsletters, and feminists who are publishing or editing publications that are not necessarily feminist in "persuasion," but who would like to network with other publishers. Discussion is progressive and not overly academic. Topics range from the business and entrepreneurship of publishing from a feminist/women's perspective to editorial issues and more. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE FEM-MAG-PUBLISHERS Your Name to LISTPROC@LISTS.COLORADO.EDU .

GENDERCB is a mostly academic list for discussing issues pertaining to research in Gender, Marketing, and Consumer Behavior, both scholarly and practical. To subscribe, send the standard message to LISTSERV@URIACC.URI.EDU .

GLBT-BUSINESSES is a list for discussion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered businesses, people that support GLBT businesses, or businesses that support GLBT people. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE GLBT-BUSINESSES to GLBT-BUSINESSES-REQUEST@WHETZEL.COM .

GLOBAL-L is a discussion and information list on women and globalization issues, including trade, entrepreneurship, and informal sector activities. To subscribe, send a message to GLOBAL-L@LIST.IFIAS.ORG with the word SUBSCRIBE in the Subject heading.

GOLDLEADS is a list to support women who run small businesses. To subscribe, send the one-word message SUBSCRIBE to GOLDLEADS-REQUEST@AMAZONCITY.COM .

HerSmallBusiness is a discussion list for women in business. "Join a community of women working together to strengthen our presence in the entrepreneurial arena. Beat the isolation and grow your business with our resources and the wealth of information our members are more than willing to share." To subscribe, send a blank e-mail message to hersmallbusiness-subscribe@yahoogroups.com or go to the list's Yahoo groups web page.

JOBPOSTS is a LinuxChix list for announcing technical job openings. For more information or to subscribe, see the JOBPOSTS web page.

MEDIAWOMENUK is a UK-based moderated forum for discussion, networking, and personal development for women in the media and creative industries (i.e., TV, radio, journalism, publishing, PR, new media, etc.). For more information or to subscribe, see the MEDIAWOMENUK web page on Yahoo Groups.

NETWORKING-WOMEN is a networking and support forum for African-American women who own a business or wish to start one. List members can share business problems, solutions, ideas, and accomplishments with other women who are looking to achieve similar goals. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE NETWORKING-WOMEN Your Name to LISTSERV@HOME.EASE.LSOFT.COM .

NONTRAD is a Canadian list for women who work or study in non-traditional fields throughout Quebec. "Non-traditional fields" are those where fewer than 33% of the practitioners are women, such as plumbers, mechanics, fire fighters, police officers, technicians, truckers, cabinet makers, etc. The list's discussions are usually in French, but English-language messages are also welcome; most of the list's members are bilingual. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE NONTRAD to majordomo@netfemmes.org.

SURVIVE! is an unmoderated list for divorced women. It offers a forum for discussing personal finances and how to survive divorce financially. Subscribers share their knowledge and experience about such topics as insurance, credit cards, legal problem, buying a car, etc. To subscribe, send the message JOIN SURVIVE! to LISTSERV@CITADEL.NET . For more information, contact the listowner, Dr. Leonard Manion (CEO@CITADEL.NET).

TCW (Technology, Commerce, and Women) discussion forum was formed as a project of the National Women's Studies Association's Eco-Feminism Task Force. Topics may include pollution and resource depletion (including, but not limited to ""Eco-Feminism"), corporate globalization, the use of technology in feminist research, and the involvement and/or recruitment of women in science, engineering, and business. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE to TCW-SUBSCRIBE@NWSA.ORG .

TECHNICALWOMAN is a web-based forum where women in technical fields can network and discuss matters of concern to them. Technical questions are welcome, as are postings on topics such as being a woman in a male-dominated field, work-life balance, job announcements, and more. For more information or to join the forum, go to http://technicalwoman.com/.

WAIB-LIST is a list for faculty, graduate students, administrators, etc. who are members of the Academy of International Business as well as for others who are interested in international business from an educational perspective. More information is available at the WAIB web site. To subscribe, send a message to waib-owner@csf.colorado.edu.

WiseWomen is a high-volume list (20-50 messages per day) established to support women on the web by providing a supportive atmostphere to deal with issues of web development and consulting. Among the topics covered are HTML coding questions, JavaScript, CSS, Flash, server-side issues, etc.; web graphics and web design; hardware and software tools; starting a consulting business; being a female computer consultant/web developer, etc. For more information or to subscribe, see the Wise-Women web site.

WOMEN_DEV, affiliated with the Women in Game Development SIG, is an unmoderated forum for women professionals in the interactive entertainment (games) industry. The list is open to all individuals who are interested in this topic. The list supports the Women in Game Development SIG's goal to proactively encourage and support women in the games industry. The list supports this goal by providing an open forum for discussion of issues about women in the industry, including education, mentorship, coporate successes and failures, career networking, game development, and equity. To subscribe, see the WOMEN_DEV web page.

WOMEN FOR WOMEN SUCCESS is a list where women help other women trying to learn to do business on the Internet, and share with one another our successes and failures, as well as information about our Internet business. To subscribe, go to the Topica web site and search for WFWS.

WOMEN-LIST provides business-related support to women who have their own businesses or are planning to do so. Issues focus on the nitty gritty of running a business, from startup to day-to-day issues such as getting a loan, developing client contracts, marketing your small business, etc. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WOMEN-LIST to MAJORDOMO@CGIM.COM .

WOMENWORK deals with the issues of women and work in the context of economic empowerment of women in developing countries or areas of economic hardship and crisis. To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE WOMENWORK to MAJORDOMO@HUMANISM.ORG .

WORK4WOMEN-DEVELOPMENT is a forum where educators and workforce development professionals who work on behalf of women and girls can exchange questions on non-traditional-occupation-related subjects and suggest solutions; post information about events and funding opportunities, and learn about resource materials that will help women and girls obtain and remain in high-wage non-traditional occupations in such areas as technology, constructions, telecommunications, law enforcement, and other industries where women represent less than 25% of the workforce. For more information or to subscribe, see the WORK4WOMEN-DEVELOPMENT web page on egroups or send a message to work4women-development-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.

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Copyright 2006 by Joan Korenman.

Please send all additions and corrections to: Joan Korenman