Apply for a scholarship to attend the Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 - thanks to Kapor Capital for providing the free tickets for women of color!
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
To generate economic value and positive social impact, Oakland-based investment fund Kapor Capital invests in human capital. Today, Kapor Capital has contributed 10 conference passes - to be awarded to women of color - to attend the upcoming Women 2.0 Conference on February 14 in San Francisco. Kapor Capital is sponsoring ten (10) scholarships for women of color who are otherwise financially unable to attend Women 2.0's annual conference on February 14. Attendees will learn from case studies and talks by successful women executives and founders of technology companies, and network with 800+ fellow entrepreneurs, investors and technologists.
Apply for a scholarship to attend the Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 in San Francisco.
The first batch of scholarships will be awarded on January 17, 2013.
Thanks to Kapor Capital for taking the initiative to support women in tech by providing financial resources to drive social change in communities of color.
"The scarcity of any women at most tech startup events is mirrored by the scarcity of African American and Latina women at events for women entrepreneurs. Just as Women 2.0 sees a need and is working diligently to fill it, we at Kapor Capital want to make sure that *all* women can participate in and contribute to the tech startup ecosystem," said Freada Kapor Klein, partner at Kapor Capital.
Women 2.0 readers: Joining us on February 14 at the Women 2.0 Conference? Let us know in the comments.
Angie Chang is Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Women 2.0, a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education through our platform. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.