Thu, Oct 15|
Hacking for Equality: Women in Tech
Stats, stories, and startup successes, monthly episodes bringing national speakers to the forefront of important issues entrepreneurs encounter.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
About the Event
As the Nation Center for Women & Information Technology say “We are missing out on the innovations, solutions, and creations that 50% of the population could bring.” Women are still under-represented in the STEM fields. This month’s Innovation Economics features the Co-CEO of the Equalithons:Hack-a-thons for Equality, Marie Roker-Jones. Her company Essteem has been taking an innovative approach to closing the gap for women in technology fields and their participating companies are seeing an increase in tech innovation quality (+15%), +20% productivity, and 2x investor ROI as a result. Come learn more about how they are doing it!
What is Innovation Economics:
Innovation Economics is series
- focused on sharing why entrepreneurship is so critical for economic development
- what we as a community can do to set startups up for success
- Each month, we’ll invite a national thought-leader to join us and share the work they are doing to support all types of entrepreneurs and local economies
- The goal is to explore these new ideas and use them as inspiration for policies and programs here in Tucson
Free ticket to the Innovation Economics episode and discussion.$0.00