A Woman's View from the Street 3/5/19

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Happy Tuesday!

Much has been written about the fact that female founders only receive 2.2% of the $130 billion in venture dollars invested in the US. It seems that this has to do with the fact that women represent just 8% of investing partners at the top VC firms. The first article explores the fact that when women are the allocators, more money goes to female founders. The full article can be found here.

The next article explores ways that women can embrace what makes us unique to improve our leadership skills. Many traits associated with women such as empathy are really critical in leadership (think emotional intelligence), so the author postulates that we need to focus on the positive attributes we bring to the table rather than changing to fit in. The full article can be found here.

We have our 10th annual State of the Markets coming up on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 in Dallas. This year we are honored to have the legendary Alice Gould and CIO of the Year TJ Carlson joining us. With the recent market turmoil, you will not want to miss this event! Sponsorship packages are available. Please reach out to Bianca King at developmentdirector@txwsw.com  to learn more.

YWPN is looking for summer internships for its students! These girls are accomplished and motivated and our member companies who have hosted them in the past repeat their participation in the program because these young women have made strong contributions. Details are at the bottom of this post or reach out to Katie Albritton, Director of Partnerships 214-824-1400 x210 (office) or 972-638-0391 (cell) | kalbritton@ywprep.org to learn more.

I would ask each of you to consider corporate sponsorship of TXWSW. Benefits include attendance at our flagship events and recognition for your firm. To learn more, you may find our sponsor information here. Additionally, we would be happy to create a custom sponsorship for you. Please contact Bianca King at developmentdirector@txwsw.com

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