Monday, December 16, 2013

Quick Link: Advantages & Challenges of Having Women in The Team

Stanford ECorner speech featuring Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia, a not-for-profit organization that "propels women's full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses". She shares very interesting research data and insights including on how access to business networks, expertise and capital play out across gender lines.

Especially interesting was her highlighting of how, in a funding ecosystem that depends so much on networking, the existing set up of men and women having separate business networks presents a key challenge. And how, for the solution, both men and women need to “get comfortable with uncomfortable” .

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Related Post: Mukund Mohan of Microsoft Ventures on the situation in India