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Congress program - Thematic Sessions

Women Leading Tech Innovations & Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, 15
10:15 - 11:15
Gran Via, Hall 2, Congress Area - Room 5

Women are playing increasingly important roles among the ranks of entrepreneurs and throughout the tech scene. However, they still have to face some unique barriers which lessen their potential contribution to job creation, innovation and economic growth. How can cities promote female talent and encourage fair access to funding sources for women entrepreneurs? How does funding women-led ventures translate to the broader economy?

Keywords: gender; entrepreneurship; civic tech; information technology (IT); information and communication technology (ICT)

Keywords:

  • Economy

Participants:

Moderator

Ton van't Noordende

Amsterdam Netherlands

Partner

StartupDelta, Keadyn & Angel Island

Speaker

Anne Sandelin

Jyväskylä Finland

Director of Business Development and Employment Services

City of Jyväskylä

Speaker

Cecilia Tham

Barcelona Spain

Founder and Director

MOB

Speaker

María Jesús Salido

Barcelona Spain

CEO

SocialDiabetes

Speaker

Edna Pasher

Tel Aviv Israel

Founder and Chair

Israel Smart Cities Institute (ISCI)

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