We asked 6 Women STEM Entrepreneurs Their advice to Others following their path. Here’s What They Said.
Starting a business is hard work. Unfortunately for women in STEM fields, it can be even harder. Women founders received less than two percent of the $85 billion invested by venture capitalists last year, according to Fortune Magazine. And although women fill close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy and are starting businesses at twice the rate of men, they hold less than 25 percent of STEM jobs nationwide. But there is a generation of innovative women entrepreneurs pushing for change, fighting for opportunity, and who aren’t taking no for an answer. February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In honor of that, Free Enterprise asked seven brave women entrepreneurs in the STEM fields to let us know one piece of advice they wish they had known when they got started. Here’s what they said. (Join the conversation around #WomeninScience by attending the U.S. […]