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Launching While Female: Smashing the System That Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back

by Susanne Althoff Author

In this fascinating and empowering read, author, journalist, and professor Susanne Althoff explores the various obstacles that stand in the way of women and nonbinary entrepreneurs, and offers advice on how to navigate around them. Using interviews with more than one hundred different company founders across the United States and across a wide array of industries, Althoff depicts a world that was designed and built for white men that women - especially women of color - have had to navigate at a disadvantage. Women receive less than three percent of all venture capital in the U.S., and still, in this day and age, face that same stubborn pay gap in some industries. Althoff shows the reader how these inequities negatively impact the entire economy, and offers ways forward that seek to remedy these injustices. 

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