Tag Archive: India

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Just Because It’s Women’s History Month Doesn’t Mean It’s a Good Month for Women

    March is the month we celebrate the enormous contributions of women throughout history, but this year it was also a month with more than its fair share of sexism in the news.

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    Women’s History Month commemorating our impressive contributions to history is winding to a close. Too bad the celebrations this March were marred by so much sexism – particularly in the world of tech.

    This month saw awesome celebrations around the world for International Women’s Day and special events to mark the 100th anniversary of suffragists’ march on Washington, all of which underlines how much has changed for the better. But sadly, here in the present, March has also given us plenty of reasons to remember that there’s still a lot of work left to get to full equality.

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    by Angie Chang

    Emerging Markets And Women Entrepreneurs On The Rise

    In the call for participation during this exponential growth of opportunity, the answer is simple – women have become the backbone of talent in the rising opportunity of emerging markets.

    By Katrina Salas-Padilla (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    As the U.S. grapples with the economic downturn, we hold onto threads of hope in promising entrepreneurial ventures. Any opportunity to propose a revenue-generating idea for job creation in the U.S. has been taken with sincerity, while there remains a loophole to America’s domestic economic crisis

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Entrepreneurial Success Spotlighted By Dell

    The most amazing statistic from the 2012 Dell Women’s Global Entrepreneurship Study is that in India, women entrepreneurs expect a median growth of their business by 90% over the next five years!

    By Ingrid Vanderveldt (Entrepreneur in Residence, Dell)

    Since embarking on my journey to find, promote and distribute sustainable solutions to empower a billion women by 2020, I have never been alone. At every turn, there has been an overwhelming abundance of brilliant minds who are passionately dedicating their professions and lives towards the advancement of women.

    Three years ago, the first Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) event in China, changed the course of my life. This was more than just a conference for women, but an event that spotlights female entrepreneurial success and creates an atmosphere

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    by Angie Chang

    Women Entrepreneurs in India: Apply to Quest (ABI-GHC)

    By Sapna Chandiramani (Consulting Director, Anita Borg Institute)

    Women Entrepreneur Quest, presented by the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, is designed to promote and showcase early-stage technology ventures founded or led by women entrepreneurs in all technologies.

    We are looking for talented technical women in the founding or leadership team of early stage startups who have applied technology in innovative ways to solve meaningful business problems. If you are an early stage startup and have at least one woman on your founding or leadership team, apply here