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Few women have joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that enables their careers to explode like Marissa Mayer’s. Here are recommendations on accelerating the pace of women in high-tech.
By Jack Hidary & Cindy Padnos (Contributors, Fortune)
The announcement Monday that Yahoo! selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a great signal for Silicon Valley. Marissa joined Google as its 20th employee back in 1999 when it was a fledgling company and had an uncertain future. Historically, few women joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that enabled Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook to rise to their positions of responsibility. Yet, we are now seeing some positive signs.
Across the US, we are seeing more and more tech startups co-founded or run by women. These include: Silver Tail, One King’s
Emerging women entrepreneurs at thriving businesses with revenue between $1 and $25 million wanted.
By Patricia Sellers (Editor at Large, Fortune Magazine & Co-Chair, Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit)
Do you know a woman who is building a game-changing startup? She could be a Fortune Most Powerful Women Entrepreneur (MPW).
The 2012 Fortune MPW Entrepreneur program is open for nominations and applications. Each year, Fortune recognizes 10 emerging female founders of innovative, groundbreaking companies. We’re looking for emerging female entrepreneurs at thriving businesses, based anywhere in the world, with revenue between $1 million and $25 million. We’ll invite the 2012 winners to be our special guests at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit (October 1-3