What Got Us Talking at Women 2.0 This Week

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Entrepreneurship lessons from Dr. King and 1,000 female founders. Plus, a thought-provoking set of posts on how BIG tech is impacting San Francisco.

By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

Did you catch our live Twitter chat with our CEO Shaherose earlier this week on how tech is affecting your city? It was a fascinating exchange touching on regions across the country, but here in San Francisco (aka ground zero for the tech industry), the changes have been particularly extreme. With rents rising and locals protesting, what are the responsibilities of the industry towards the community, and how can “techies” and “non-techies” move forward productively together? Three post from this week’s reading guide delve into the question.

Plus, inspiring lessons in entrepreneurship from an American hero and a whopping one thousand female founders, as well as insights into the future of e-commerce, wearable tech and nano-scale medical devices. Read on!

What got you talking this week?

Jessica Stillman (@entrylevelrebel) is an editor at Women 2.0 and a freelance writer with interests in unconventional career paths, generational differences, and the future of work. She writes a daily column for Inc.com, contributes regularly to Forbes and has blogged for CBS MoneyWatch, GigaOM and Brazen Careerist, among others.