Mogul (website)

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Mogul
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Type of businessPrivate
Type of site
Social network
Available inEnglish
Founded2014
Headquarters,
U.S.
Area servedWorldwide
Founder(s)Tiffany Pham David Pham
Websiteonmogul.com
RegistrationOptional (required for personalization, submission)
Current statusActive

Mogul is an all-inclusive technology platform and mobile app that enables women worldwide to connect, converse, and access knowledge from each other. It was founded in 2014 by Tiffany Pham and David Pham.

A social enterprise, Mogul encourages its users to ask questions, solicit advice, and share ideas and opportunities with others on the platform.[1] Users can view trending content including conversations and jobs which are personalized to their interests, experience, education, location, or career. Users can then upvote, downvote, reply to, and share the posted content.[2][3][4]

In 2016, Mogul launched the #IAmAMogul campaign, partnering with notable influencers including Chelsea Clinton, Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, Nina García, Katie Couric, Kelly Osbourne, Laura Prepon, Lindsey Stirling, Lizzie Velásquez, Fran Hauser, Phillipa Soo, and Paige Howard. The campaign was launched to "inspire all women to realize that they too can be moguls, and that they have the power to shape the world through their voices and actions."[5] Other significant campaigns include the #AskAMogul series, created by Emmy Award-winning producer of Good Morning America & CNN Mary Pflum.[6]

Social impact model[edit]

Through its Mogul At Work division, Mogul licenses software for companies to attract, retain, and advance diverse talent. Mogul enables companies to post jobs and internships, access webinar trainings such as on Unconscious Bias and Inclusive Leadership, and leverage Safety At Work software that enables employees to report anonymous feedback to company stakeholders in real-time.[7]

Through its Mogul Studios division, Mogul partners with companies to communicate and engage with women through advertising. Mogul collaborates with partners on and distributes content, from online posts to TV shows.[8] Such content abides by the "Mogul Standard," launched at the United Nations, which Chief Marketing Officers follow in order to present women in a positive and diverse light in their advertising and marketing outputs.[9]

Through its Mogul Redefined division, Mogul provides direct-to-consumer educational products to help further redefine the word "mogul" for girls and women, including: Mogul Learning; Mogul Books, including Wall Street Journal bestselling book You Are a Mogul[10][11][12] and Girl Mogul; and the global education event Mogul X.[13]

For every $1 Mogul earns, Mogul provides free educational resources to women in need through international partners such as the United Nations.[14] Users obtain access to award-winning courses on Career, Personal Finance, Education, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Beauty, Cuisine, Fitness, Relationships, and Travel.[15] The courses are self-paced and each consist of 12 modules, including assessments and guided homework at the end of each lesson for self-evaluation. Users obtain ongoing access to mentors throughout, to which they may pose further questions.

Advisors[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Mogul was the winner of the Cadillac "IVY Innovator Award.”[17][18] Mogul was also named "Top Site for Marketing Your Company Online" by Forbes, "Best Website for Finding Top Talent" and “Top Platform for Finding a Mentor” by Inc. Magazine, and a "Top NYC Startup to Watch" and “Top Online Learning Platform” alongside Harvard Business School by Entrepreneur.[19][20][21][22]

Mogul was invited to present at the United Nations Headquarters on its global impact from 2015 to 2017, and was honored in 2018.[23][24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How This 29-Year-Old Built a Global Media Empire for Women". 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2016-07-27.
  2. ^ The First Five Years: Tiffany Pham (MBA 2012). Harvard Business School. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  3. ^ Boitnott, John. How to Create a Business Mentorship that Helps Both Sides. Inc.com. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  4. ^ MOGUL Announces the Winners of the 2015 MOGUL & Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate Awards. Yahoo Finance. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  5. ^ "You'll Never Guess Which Celebs Want You To Be A Mogul". Mogul. Retrieved 2016-03-28.
  6. ^ "Ask Anything - Mogul". Mogul. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  7. ^ Stengel, Geri. "How Mogul Makes It Possible For HR Departments To End Sexual Harassment". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  8. ^ "Access Denied". usa.visa.com. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  9. ^ Mogul (2018-09-03), CMOs Pledge To Meet "The Mogul Standard" at the United Nations, retrieved 2018-09-03
  10. ^ Prossack, Ashira. "Female Founder Shares Her Advice On How To Start A Business". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  11. ^ "Mogul CEO: Here's when and how you should ask for a raise". Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  12. ^ "Best-Selling Books Week Ended Sept. 23". Wall Street Journal. 2018-09-28. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2018-10-02.
  13. ^ "How Tiffany Pham Taught Herself to Code--and Built the Hottest Networking Hub for Women". Inc.com. 2018-06-05. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  14. ^ Stengel, Geri. "How Mogul Makes It Possible For HR Departments To End Sexual Harassment". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  15. ^ "Courses - Mogul". Mogul. Retrieved 2016-07-26.
  16. ^ a b c d e f "About - Mogul". Mogul. Retrieved 2016-07-26.
  17. ^ Taub, Alex. MOGUL is Building a Digital Hub for Women. Forbes. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  18. ^ IVY Awards Inaugural IVY Innovator Film Award to MOGUL Founder Tiffany Pham at Special Screening with Daniel Radcliffe. Wiles Magazine. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  19. ^ Boitnott, John. These 7 Startups Exemplify NYC's Buzzing Startup Scene. Entrepreneur. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  20. ^ The 9 Best Websites for Finding Top Talent. Inc. Magazine. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  21. ^ Boitnott, John. "9 Top Platforms for Finding a Mentor in 2016". Inc. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  22. ^ Olenski, Steve. "8 Top Sites For Marketing Your Company Online". Retrieved 2015-09-29.
  23. ^ Global Diversity Leadership Exchange at the United Nations. GDLExchange.org. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  24. ^ "Announcing the 2018 Media for Social Impact Leadership Council Award Recipients - Press Release - Digital Journal". www.digitaljournal.com. Retrieved 2018-09-03.

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