Study finds positive impact of mentoring
November 4, 2015
Here's what is making headlines this week:
University of California Haas School of Business new study, "Network Intervention: A Field Experiment to Assess the Effects of Formal Mentoring on Workplace Networks" finds that "women gained more social capital from affiliation with a high-status mentor than their male counterparts." Learn more about the research and experiences of female mentors and mentees.
Female CEO’s from the tech industry share the challenges and successes they’ve experienced in their careers and at raising venture capital.
The Kauffman Foundation and university researchers interviewed more than 80 entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial community leaders to examine the environment for female entrepreneurs. Learn about their findings which include why women refer to themselves as small business owners, rather than entrepreneurs.
Rent the Runway Foundation held the first of three summits where entrepreneurs are competing for $10,000 and the opportunity to participate in a five-week accelerator program. Upcoming events will be held in Washington, DC and Austin.