publication . Article . 2013

Women entrepreneurs: ‘we cannot have change unless we have men in the room’

Kamberidou, Irene;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Springer Heidelberg
Abstract
What is being done to support female entrepreneurship and in particular promote the ways in which information and communication technologies (ICTs) can encourage and facilitate it? Is today's business climate more inviting to women entrepreneurs? Are women equipped to thrive in this digital age? Current, future, and aspiring women entrepreneurs responded to these questions, and many more, at the recent European conference in Athens, Greece ‘More Technologies? More Women entrepreneurs!’ at which Madi Sharma, member of the European Economic and Social Committee argued that ‘we cannot have change unless we have men in the room.’ The European conference showed women...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: gender, technology, women entrepreneurs, "feminine" skills, leadership qualities, social media, ddc:650, Economics, Public relations, business.industry, business, Active listening, Emerging technologies, Transformational leadership, Information and Communications Technology, Entrepreneurship, Commission, Leadership, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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