Designing, building, and launching a spaceship to the Moon, Mars, and beyond is a near-perfect metaphor for launching a startup.
Sponsored by: OPEN FORUM 2013, Saturday June 8.
Sponsored by: TechWomen, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
By Heather Ramsey (Senior Director, TechWomen & Strategic Partnerships, Center for Women’s Leadership Initiatives, IIE)
TechWomen was launched by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to connect and support the next generation of women leaders in STEM to advance their careers and pursue their dreams. TechWomen connects emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) from 16 countries in Africa and the Middle East with their counterparts in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area for a professional mentorship and cultural exchange program.
By Kristen Van Nest (Editorial, Innovating Women)
Innovating Women: Past, Present & Future,co-authored by Vivek Wadhwa and Farai Chideya, is currently having a Memorial Day Sale for friends of Women 2.0! The upcoming book includes anecdotes from top female executives on how they rose to the top. If you pledge to tell 5 friends and contribute more than $1 to the IndieGoGo campaign, you will receive a copy of the e-book. This sale is available until Wednesday night, May 29th or 1000 purchases, whichever comes first. Pre-order your e-book now here.