Although Nadya Okamoto is only 20 years old, she has started her own non-profit and written a book about her endeavors. Her mission: period advocacy. During a brief stint of homelessness as a teenager, Okamoto came face to face with the reality that for many women, paying for … [Read more...] about Nadya Okamoto advocates for menstrual care for all. Period.
The #MeToo movement was launched into the mass media’s consciousness almost two years ago when actress Alyssa Milano publicized the magnitude of the issue, and high profile men, such as Harvey Weinstein, brought the issue to the forefront of the public’s attention. The … [Read more...] about 7 Ways the #MeToo movement has changed our society for the better
Female entrepreneurs in traditionally male-dominated fields can often meet hostility and frustrating roadblocks on the path to success. Nevertheless, innovative female leaders in tech, food, and finance are demonstrating on a daily basis that women are bringing ideas to the table … [Read more...] about Ten female founders who are shaking up male-dominated fields
Earlier this week we shared a story about how Barclays and Anthemis’ Female Innovator Lab is seeking out female entrepreneurs to back. In case you needed more evidence for the powerful potential of investing in women-led startups, today we have 10 statistics for you that build … [Read more...] about These statistics show why investing in female-led startups pays off
Women receive only a slim 2 percent of venture capital funds, but Anthemis and Barclays’, Female Innovator Lab, is looking to change this statistic. The New York-based group is looking to back female financial technology startups to level the playing field for female … [Read more...] about Barclays and Anthemis seek untapped innovation in female fintech startups