"She Started It" is a film with the goal of "empowering the next generation of women tech founders," by inspiring girls and women alike to be entrepreneurs and leaders in the technology industry. The film talks about the lack of well-known female role models in computer sciences, as well as giving examples of successful and driven women in the field who are not receiving the attention they deserve.
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Ciara Judge (16), Sophie Healy-Thow (17), and Emer Hickey (16) are pictured above. They have won the 2014 Google Science Fair with their innovative way to feed the world: treat plants with bacteria to help farmers grow more food, faster — without genetic modification.
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This Business Insider interview with Paula Long, who sold her company EqualLogic to Dell for $1.4 billion in 2008 highlights some of her advice for aspiring entrepreneurs. Some of the key takeaways include her emphasis on creating a better supply of women entrepreneurs through education and having more women get into the tech industry. Her advice for all entrepreneurs is to remember that "you're the one in control. Don’t think there’s something you can’t do just because someb
This is a PHENOMENAL story! A 14 year old girl, Bella Weems, wanted a car, but her parents would not buy her one so she started a jewelry line. She started by selling in a local mall kiosk. She called the company Origami Owl and earned an incredible $280,000 in sales the first year. Four years later, the company has a professional CEO, employs hundreds of workers and markets its products through 60,000 independent sales representatives nationwide. Retail sales this year are e