Women 2.0 Receives Corporate Sponsorship from Kauffman Foundation to Fuel Growth of Female-Led Innovation
Sponsorship will support blog network, educational resources, programs and events to launch successful, scalable, innovative ventures for female entrepreneurs
Media Contact: Shaherose Charania (Co-Founder & CEO, Women 2.0)
Women 2.0 today announced that the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, one of the world’s largest organizations devoted to entrepreneurship, has provided corporate sponsorship to support Women 2.0 initiatives to increase the number of technology companies founded by women. Kauffman’s sponsorship will enable Women 2.0 to expand its educational resources to the female entrepreneur community via a blog network of relevant content and the expansion of global networking events such as Founder Friday.
By Darah Hansen (Contributing Writer, Vancouver Sun)
Catalyst has published a new study linking women’s career success to on-the-job sponsorship by someone in a key position:
“Good sponsors can supercharge a woman’s career by providing her with access to essential networks, bringing her achievements to the attention of senior-level executives, and recommending her for key assignments,” Ilene H. Lang, President and CEO of Catalyst, said in a media release.
“Effective sponsors also provide career coaching and