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Innovating Women From one of Time Magazine s Forty Most Influential Minds in Technology comes an essential collection of candid, first hand accounts of women in technology.Women in technology are on the rise in both power and numbers, and now it s important than ever to not lose that momentum, to lean in and close the gender gap Although they make up half of the population, only 14% of engineers in the United States are women They take the seeds of technological advancement and build something life changing, potentially life saving The future of technology depends on the full and active participation of women and men working together, and it is vital that women are both educated and encouraged to go into the tech sectors Hailed by Foreign Policy Magazine as a Top 100 Global Thinker, professor, researcher, and entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa, alongside award winning journalist Farai Chideya, set out to collect anecdotes and essays from global leaders, sharing how their experiences in innovative industries frame the future of entrepreneurship With interviews and essays from hundreds of women in STEM fields, including Google X VP Megan Smith, venture capitalist Heidi Roizen, Patriarch Partners CEO Lynn Tilton, and entrepreneur and technology executive Kim Polese, Innovating Women offers fresh perspectives on the challenges that women face, the strategies that they employ in the workplace, and how an organization can succeed or fail in its attempts to support the career advancement of women. New Read [ Innovating Women ] author [ Vivek Wadhwa ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. I have read numerous business and subject books that are about women women using their innate perspective to create new products and companies, and books with practical advice about what women need to do to succeed Each book presents some insight But, no book I have ever read presents the commonality and universality of the experience women face as innovators, as founders, and as funders as the book, ...

  2. This book is about innovation, and an innovative process was used to create it A lot of the content was crowd sourced I was one of hundreds of women who participated in telling our stories My involvement might bias my review a little bit, but to be honest, I didn t know what to expect Now, reading the book, I am blown away The individual stories are moving and inspirational It s very helpful to hear that other women struggled as much as I did with the male dominated technology field, but w This book is about innovation, and an innovative process was used to create it A lot of the content was crowd sourced I was one of hundreds of women who participated in telling our stories My involvement might bias my review a little bit, but to be honest, I didn t know what to expect Now, reading the book, I am blown away The individual stories are moving and inspirational It s very helpful to hear that other women struggled as much as I did with the male dominated technology field, but we succeeded nonetheless with persistence and creativity The extensive research and links to other articles keep the book from just being a feel good book, though The book discusses the dismal statistics regarding the shortage...

  3. Most of the Western world imagines the lone male inventor when thinking about innovation This image is a myth on two fronts the lone inventor and the male.Vivek Wadhwa and Farai Chideya invited women innovators to crowd create a book on women innovators, dispelling the myth of the male only innovator And they ve succeeded, fabulously Innovating Women is a collection of stories personal, powerful, inspiring, encouraging, disruptive, challenging stories of women who grabbed the status qu Most of the Western world imagines the lone male inventor when thi...

  4. I began reading Innovating Women on a cross country plane ride and 4.5 hours later still couldn t put it down Vivek Wadhwa and Farai Chideya have done a phenomenal job of highlighting the inspiring stories of women of all ages and ethnicities across the globe While the nexus of all these stories is life in the tech sector, each has a different focus investing funding, entrepreneurship, work life trade offs, etc Situated between each story are smaller vignettes nudged against statistics and I began reading Innovating Women on a cross country plane ride and 4.5 hours later still couldn t put it down Vivek Wadhwa and Farai Chideya have done a phenomenal job of highlighting the inspiring stories of women of all ages and ethnicities across the globe While the nexus of all these stories is life in the tech sector, each has a different focus investing funding, entrepreneurship, work life trade offs, etc Situated between each story are smaller vignettes nudged against statistics and historical information that provide context for the trends we see around us today There are a growin...

  5. When I first met Vivek he had just produced his seminal research on the dearth of women in Silicon Valley that his wife s keen observation at TechCrunch had spurred The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur, published in November 2009, served as critical validation for much of what we intuitively knew and had already implemented at Astia The reality that Vivek uncovered is profound and serves as critical myth busting that women high growth entrepreneurs arelike their male counterparts than differe When I first met Vivek he had just produced his seminal research on the dearth of women in Silicon Valley that his wife s keen observation at TechCrunch had spurred The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur, published in November 2009, served as critical validation for much of what we intuitively knew and had already implemented at Astia The reality that Vivek uncovered is profound and serves as critical myth busting that women high growth entrepreneurs arelike their male counterparts than different Armed with this understanding, Astia is about fixing the ecosystem, rather than fixing the women Our goal during our 15 years has been to change the way our ecosystem looks at and evaluates high potential organizations We stand with the contributors of Innovating Women when we say, we wantrecognition of and investment in a super potential and high performing group of entrepreneurs women entrepreneurs We see women leaders as integral par...

  6. Reading Innovating Women has been like having dozens of intimate mentorship chats with leading woman I am a woman and have certainly faced my share of sexist otherwise inappropriate comments and behavior, both in science academia and in business, but I have been surprised by many of the challenges and issues that my fellow women entrepreneurs have faced and overcome It has been a great read, but it will remain in my life as a treasured resource It maintains an excellent balance of stories w Reading Innovating Women has been like having dozens of intimate mentorship chats with leading woman I am a woman and have certainly faced my share of sexist otherwise inappropriate comments and behavior, both in science academia and in business, but I have been surprised by many of the challenges and issues that my fellow women entrepreneurs have faced and overcome It has been a great read, but it will remain in my life as a treasured resource It maintains an excellent balance ...

  7. What an amazing book I was a crowdsource contributor to this project, and it s wonderful to see the end result The stories are from women all over the world, and not just Silicon Valley, so it s great to see a multiplicity of voices here.The writing is terrific I wasn t sure how the authors would pull all of these different perspectives together, but the text they produced is powerful The stories are inspirational There are lessons here for all of us both men and women, anyone who cares a What an amazing book I was a crowdsource contributor to this project, ...

  8. An awesome job So glad I was part of the development and so inspiring It offers women great advice on how and where to get funding for their start ups I can t wait for the inspiration this book will bring.

  9. This is a crowdsourced book and it shows I wanted to love it enough to give it five stars, but I had some issues with how it was put together.I do want to say that the stories in this book are great I enjoyed reading about women who have succeeded in diverse corners of the tech industry, who can serve as role models for girls and women who want to do the same I was already familiar with many of the stories and statistics because I make an effort to stay on top of them in the news and on twitt This is a crowdsourced book and it shows I wanted to love it enough to give it five stars, but I had some issues with how it was put together.I do want to say that the stories in this book are great I enjoyed reading about women who have succeeded in diverse corners of the tech industry, who can serve as role models for girls and women who want to do the same I was already familiar with many of the stories and statistics because I make an effort to stay on top of them in the news and on twitter I thought the book did have the breadth it needed, and I did still learn a lot.What I had hoped for was acohesive overarching storyline to pull it all together I remember reading Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and being really drawn in by the overall story and purpose of the book Innovating Women could have been that, bu...

  10. I m really not sure who the intended audience for this book is I ve been an engineer in Silicon Valley for 30 years, but I m not it 1 This is like me reading a book about tying my shoes and since I ve been trying my shoes by myself for a bit, you re going to have to bring something new to the topic And they didn t Most of the essays in this book were very superficial 2 I interpret women in technology as engineers and scientists working with technology This book focuses on investors and I m really not sure who the intended audience for ...