I recently stumbled across an interesting video that takes a look at “booth babes”.
A flurry of articles have been written on the “women and startups” problem. The same issues are brought up again and again, but one issue that hasn’t been given much attention and scrutiny is the significance of the fact that there are practically no female VC’s.
On Thanksgiving I ran my first ever 1 mile Turkey Trot with my niece, she’s 3.
One result of this, in my opinion, is that women are not good at bragging or shamelessly “selling themselves” like men are.
As things heat up for the 2012 election, I am excited to bring more stories to Forbes that focus on women getting more elected seats. Following my interview with Mindy Finn, political consultant and campaign extraordinaire, I am excited to bring my first interview with an elected representative: Diane Russell.
This Saturday marks the one year anniversary of the first foursquare check-in from space. Not only did it knock Antarctica out of the running for the coolest check-in ever made, but it also made my personal list for the ‘coolest project I’ve worked on in my entire career… ever.’
Once you read Ellie’s philosophy and approach, it will all make perfect sense why they are out of the gates so strong.
When you think about the need for more women occupying more power seats, what comes to mind? How about things like the boardroom, the C-suite, the Fortune 500 and the Forbes 400? What about places like Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley, Wall Street, Capitol Hill and The White House? Well folks, add to your list: Wikipedia.
There are few people I’ve met in my career that have more energy and endurance than I do. Ekaterina Walter is one of those rare people.
I agree with Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg: Women need more seats at the table.