Category: Economics

The Female Farmer Project

Micheale Blakely - Female Farmer Project

Did you know that women grow over half of the world’s food? We are delighted that another group of stories about women is being told, and it’s also called Women’s Work! This project is unrelated to us except in our…

Investing in Female Entrepreneurs

An interesting academic paper by Elizabeth Mishkin is out: Gender and Sibling Dynamics in the Intergenerational Transmission of Entrepreneurship (PDF). The Abstract (with our emphasis): This project uses gender and sibling dynamics to explore the intergenerational transmission of entrepreneurship. I…

GE’s Women Engineers

A few of the women engineers at GE

GE released a white paper recently that outlined a talent crisis for women in STEM roles. In the US today, only 14% of all engineers and 25% of all IT professionals are women. Though women make up 55% of all…

How Do Artists Get Paid?

artists are strong and loving.

Our amazing advisor and professional artist Gwenn Seemel made this great video about how a professional artist gets paid for her work. It’s really eye-opening, starting from the idea that while art is often a thing, it’s not a “thing”…

Women In Tech: Good For Everyone

Women of Color in Tech - 92

Forbes contributor Meghan M. Biro wrote Women In Technology: Why It’s Good For Everyone, in support of her talk at the IT@Cork European Technology Summit. Speaking inclusively to the audience, she points out that [G]ender diversity is business. To keep…

Women Who Transformed the World of Economics

At the World Economic Forum, Mike Bird did a commendable job of briefly summarizing the influential work of 13 women who transformed the world of economics. Bird noted, These women are not just modern academic economists. Several are historical figures…