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She Started It

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Presented by JLABS

in partnership with

96% of venture capitalists are men1. Women still account for less than 10% of founders for high growth firms2 and earn only 12.9% of computer science degrees3. “She Started It” gives a new face to the image of the tech entrepreneur: a female face.

Join Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS), The New England Venture Capital Association and Women@Broad at the Broad Institute for a film screening of “She Started It,” a new documentary film that follows five trailblazing young female entrepreneurs through their journeys of entrepreneurship.

1Fortune
2“Sources of Economic Hope” by Kauffman Foundation
3Computing Research Association study

View the trailer for the film here. Students and families are welcome to attend. All proceeds from this event will be donated to The Possible Project.

MASS AWIS will have an info table at the event.

Agenda: 
4:00 PM – Welcome
4:15 PM – Film Screening of “She Started It”
5:45 PM – Networking Reception (light hors d’oeuvres will be served)
6:30 PM – Program Close

Learn more about this event here.

General Public $5 · Children (under 12) FREE

She Started It

Details

Date:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://bostonshestartedit.eventbrite.com

Venue

Broad Institute
Monadnock Room, 2nd Floor, 415 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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Organizer

JLABS
Website:
http://jlabs.jnjinnovation.com/

MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Sciences. Our mission is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Our events and membership are open for the public regardless of their gender, professional background, or career level.