A lot has changed since International Women’s Day, 2017 when Rethink Impact became the largest US-based impact venture capital firm with a gender lens. While in
It has been truly rewarding to see the paradigm shift that has occurred in the business innovation cycle. Recent technological advancements are primarily responsible for accelerating the adoption of digital technologies.
The entrepreneur is a 59-year-old widow in the city of Mbeya, Tanzania. She has a covered dark corner space in an open market (photo below) where she sells soft drinks during the day, adds beer in the evenings, and also sells prepared meals in an adjacent space.
Starting a business is hard work. Unfortunately for women in STEM fields, it can be even harder.
In this podcast, Pearson looks at the gender barriers that halt career progression for many women working in tech and speak to innovators who are taking a more holistic approach in tech companies.
Research shows that when women have control over their incomes, they invest in the health, education and well-being of their families. They also tend to reach out to propel other women forward, creating a powerful multiplier effect that benefits all of society.
For eighteen years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized leading businesses whose purpose-driven work makes the world around them a better place.
On March 6 and 7, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the U.S.
Businesses can be important voice for positive social impact in their communities as well as a key economic driver.