Encourage male peers and colleagues to sponsor women for opportunities, from job promotions to nominations to boards.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Buck the trend and go big. 88% of women-owned firms in the U.S. are sole-proprietorships, according to an female entrepreneurship report by public radio reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte. She talks with prominent women working to increase women’s participation in high-growth entrepreneurship.
Where today’s highly educated women fall flat on opportunities to spur new job creation is explained by Kauffman vice president Lesa Mitchell, who explains a major problem for women’s advancement in entrepreneurship – the “network problem”:
A robust, in-depth new podcast for women in the workplace launched by public radio reporter.
By Ashley Milne-Tyte (Public Radio Reporter & Student, CUNY Entrepreneurial Journalism Program)
I never thought of myself as an entrepreneur until recently. As a public radio reporter, I’ve done stories about entrepreneurs. But all that business sense? That desire to talk about money and make things happen and stay up all night? It wasn’t me. But for several years I’ve been fascinated by stories involving women.
I studied sociolinguistics at college, and the different ways in which men and women communicate began to fascinate me. Years later, I got interested in how differently the two sexes behave in the workplace, and society’s still conflicted view of women’s role