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2021 Gift Guide: Our Favorite Things for the Female Entrepreneur

If you're trying to find the best gifts for female entrepreneurs and businesswomen, let us give you a hand.

I’m sure you’ve heard it everywhere. With supply chain issues and shipping delays, the time to start your holiday shopping was… yesterday. If you’re like me, you’re probably putting it off. Shopping is so hard! But if you’re seeking the perfect gift for a female entrepreneur, we’ve got you covered.

We asked business owners for their recommendations to help entrepreneurs succeed and improve their personal lives. No spa kits or skincare. Just the best gifts to celebrate the woman in your life who’s growing a business. (Or maybe you’d like to add a few of these to your own holiday wish list – no judgment here.)

We broke down the gifts into categories to help you zero in on what your loved one will enjoy the most.

Happy holidays!

Techy gifts

Ashe – blue light blocking glasses

These Blue Light Blocking glasses feature slightly rounded frames with a keyhole bridge to fit most face shapes comfortably for long durations. In black, this frame is a timeless classic. They are also available in amber and clear designs.

Link to buy:

Price: $95

EyeJust’s blue light blocking screen protectors

These are a practical and affordable gift for anyone who has a cell phone or computer (so yes, just about everyone)! The screen protectors can embed blue light blocking technology directly into the screen to protect sleep, eyes and skin.

Link to buy:

Prices: Varies depending on specific product size – available for iPhone, iPad, Laptop and Nintendo Switch

FOCI Wearable

With this thumb-sized wearable that clips to the waist, you can get a read on your emotions, productivity and distractions. It uses biofeedback technology to help you focus better and work smarter.

Link to buy:

Price: $129.00

SP-2000 speakerphone

A plug-and-play speakerphone featuring USB and Bluetooth connectivity with a 360-degree noise-canceling mic. Connect it to your computer for Zoom or Google Hangouts and the sound will improve substantially over any laptop mic (and even most webcam mics). It also pairs with any smartphone via Bluetooth.

Link to buy:

Price: $69.99

USB Speaker Bar 2890

A compact desktop speaker that offers crisp clear audio and features an integrated monitor mount to save valuable desktop real estate. 

Link to buy:

Price: $24.99

HS-2000 headset

A USB stereo headset that’s great for calls or music.

Link to buy:

Price: $79.99

Maple Round Edge USB Flash Drive

Store your files safely and in style with this minimalist maple USB flash drive. Get it engraved for a personal touch. It also has a matching wooden box you can store it in.

Link to buy:

Price: $30.00

Liven up the office 

9.9 Inch Walnut with Slot Desk Name Plate

This solid walnut name plate will give your desk a more polished look. It features a slot to hold your business card and can have both your name and title.

Link to buy:

Price: $50

White Faux Leather Boxes

We’ve all felt the stress of a cluttered desk on an early morning. Start your day clutter-free with these White Faux Leather Storage Boxes, the perfect desk accessory. They add style and help keep your desk clean, ensuring productivity and reducing stress levels.

Link to buy:

Price: £34.00 (approximately $46)

Stationery made for work and life

Engraved Leatherette Journal

This vegan leatherette journal is the perfect gift for the professional woman or female entrepreneur. Personalize the cover with your name or logo and keep track of where you left off with the satin ribbon bookmark. The journal comes in twelve style variations.

Link to buy:

Price: $30.00

Color Block Weekly Planner Pad

A weekly planner pad to rule them all! This pad includes enough sheets to last you an entire year, plus:

  • A lightly dotted note section, perfect for jotting things down, doodling or drawing
  • A section for each weekday with ample room for open space planning and five checkboxes for the more serious tasks
  • A section for the weekend that doubles as extra note space.

Link to buy:

Price: $20.00

Human Being Journal

The Human Being Journal guides you to create a mindfulness practice that helps capture your life vision, track your accomplishments and dive deeper into uncovering your purpose. The monthly journal is for anyone looking to level up, manage stress and maximize their potential. 

It’s non-dated so can be started anytime so that people can start living their best lives whenever they choose. A percentage of each sale also goes to support mental health organizations, including The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI).

Link to buy:

Price: $45

Health and creature comforts

Magic Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets are a luxurious and unique gift to help any female entrepreneur relax. This design is proven to ease anxiety and add a sense of calm through a process called deep pressure therapy.

The blankets have been made in America since 1998, come with a lifetime warranty, are designed with an attached duvet cover and are completely machine washable.

Link to buy:

Price: Ranges depending on size, between $190 and $260

Upliffs Cake Band Set

Transform your workout routine with Upliffs Cake Bands. Made from polyester and silk, these bands will stay in place while you exercise. All available in one sweet package.

Link to buy:

Price: $34.99

Recommended reading

Trademark Like A Boss: The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide to Protecting Your Brand

This book is for every woman business owner. It helps entrepreneurs protect their trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and walks them through the U.S. federal trademark registration process from start to finish.

Link to buy: |

Price: $24.97

In the Company of Men: How Women Can Succeed in a World Built Without Them

The book takes on male-dominated spaces where women are chipping away at existing structures to build a better workplace. The stories of women dismantling and reimagining these spaces will inspire you to reconsider the spaces in which you live and work. You can find ways to make your environment work better for everyone.

Link to buy:

Price: $17.95

Gutsy Women Win: How to Get Gutsy and Get Going

“Gutsy Women Win” describes a new model for success to help you identify your passions for leadership and life and then empower you to pursue them. The book offers you an opportunity to examine how this model works through the lens of stories from seven women. It introduces nine elements that will help you take action and make a difference. If you hunger for a more fulfilling life, this book is for you.

Link to buy:

Price: $7.68

Explore more books with our picks for Book of the Week.

Want a variety pack? Try a subscription box!

Sparkle Hustle Grow

Sparkle Hustle Grow is a monthly subscription box and online community for female entrepreneurs. It’s for the go-getter and the side hustler. Each box includes four to six items like books, chic office supplies and tech gadgets. In addition to the physical items, subscribers also get access to online business training and a vibrant online community.

Link to buy:

Price: $67 for monthly plan – more options available

Hopefully, you’ve found the perfect gift for the female entrepreneur in your life. Want more options? Keep an eye on our page for more Lioness gift guides coming soon!

Read our picks for Holiday Gifts Your Employees Will Actually Want.

About the author

Laura Grant

As Managing Editor of Lioness, Laura Grant works with the editorial team and a slew of freelancers and regular contributors to produce a publication that offers equal parts inspiration and information. Laura is a graduate of Western New England University with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a master's degree in Communications. She spent her undergraduate term developing her writing and communication skills through internships, tutoring and student media involvement. Her goal is to publish a novel one day. Before joining Lioness full-time, Laura was a freelancer herself and wrote many stories for the magazine.

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