Startup Digest

Women Entrepreneurship

February 24, 2017

Hello, and happy weekend!

We're almost done with two months of 2017 - how are you doing on your business resolutions?

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Women Entrepreneurship Startup Digest is curated by:
Lorel Sim

Lorel Sim - Stanford Student | E-commerce blogger |

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Join General Assembly & Techstars for the global movement toward gender parity on International Women’s Day 2017!

During these engaging, interactive lightning talks, get inspired by female leaders who are spearheading local innovation in tech, culture, social media, and politics. They’ll discuss how they’ve pioneered gender equality in their industries, the challenges they faced, and provide key tips and strategies on taking action. After the talk, connect with people of all backgrounds in your community, and pledge to #BeBoldForChange in 2017. Find an event in your city:

8 Female-Led Podcasts to Fire Up Your Professional Life

Kate Emswiler - POPSUGAR

Featuring podcasts focused on the communication industry, personal finance, and creative entrepreneurship!

24 Exceptional Women-Hosted Podcasts for Entrepreneurs in 2017

Matt Mayberry - Entrepreneur Magazine

Even more podcasts hosted by women! There's something for everyone.

Early Uber investors Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein say the company needs to change its ‘toxic’ culture patterns

Johana Bhuiyan - Recode

In case you missed it, a former Uber employee published a blog post detailing her hardships at the company. As a woman, she faced sexual harassment and tangible career hurdles, and Uber investors Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein responded with this letter.

Wendy Williams: Know Your Worth

Anna Teregulova, Valentina Zarya - Fortune

(4-minute video)

Feminism In The Era Of Millennials: It's About Leaping Versus Leaning

Alyssa Rapp - Forbes

"Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of Lean In, wisely calls on women in leadership positions and blooming careers to “lean in” to opportunities for growth and advancement. The wildfire-like global growth of her movement clearly demonstrates that this approach is a key solution.Perhaps given the state of today, we need to start leaping versus leaning. But how do we start?"

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