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Each month She Owns It will update our list of conferences for women. If you have an event or conference you think we should add, please CLICK HERE to fill out the submission form. 2013 Events & Conferences Spark & Hustle
Women in business may find it difficult to break into the good ol’ boys network at the golf club. Fortunately, many successful executives are dedicated to helping other female entrepreneurs succeed — and they’ve created mentoring and networking resources for just that purpose. Here are five women’s business groups worth looking into:
Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Conference & Competition 2012 A Collaborative Forum For Entrepreneurs November 14, 2012 – Manhattan Center – New York, NY Finalists For The 2012 PITCH NYC Startup Competition Congrats to the female founders of ActivityHero, Alike, Citizen Made, Clear Returns, EatDrinkJobs, LightningBuy, Maternova, NewlyWish, The Daily Muse and Whit.li.
People who know me, know why Cool Mom Picks is such a labor of love. As much as I love shopping and design and discovering some wonderful something-or-other that I know will help other moms, my real passion is supporting small business. Especially those run by women and mothers trying to support their families. It’s one of the things that’s been so special for me this week in Ethiopia . I watched my mother run her own business when I was a kid; a small handmade clothing label for children that she operated out of our attic.
Everyone has problems. Entrepreneurs are those that solve a problem -- and take offer their solution to everyone else in the world. Here are three women who wanted something that didn't exist, and made it happen by launching a tech startup to solve a problem. Let's Go Foodspotting
Editor’s note : This guest post is written by Aileen Lee , Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
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A few weeks ago AlwaysOn posted " The Lack of Women in Tech ," it's an interesting read and includes a few articles that discuss some of the issues in the tech field about these challenges.
I enjoy reading Forbes and Forbes Woman ( @ForbesWoman ), but today I was thrilled to find out I was included in their list of 100 Top Websites for Women . I found the list to be an interesting group of websites, some of which I was excited to learn about while reading the article. The selection of websites for women on the web is extensive and offers diversity, information, connection, inspiration, business/tech insight and more. There is also an extensive network of “offline” organizations for women in almost every different area. All of this makes it very easy anytime someone asks me for a women’s website or organization for “x, y or z”. I am feeling the power of women!
Allyson Kapin has a post over on Fast Company, entitled Where are the women in tech and social media? in which she talks about the dearth of women speakers at tech conferences. She offers a list of things conference organisers can do to get more women speakers:
When you look around the room at a tech or social media conference what do you see? Are the panels filled with a diverse group of tech and social media experts? Chances are they are probably filled with white men.