Challenges to women-owned businesses, include access to capital, education and resources, child care, and consumer spending. To help us understand the struggle and what can be done to breach the many gaps, Sabrina Philson, President of Epsilon Strategy, and Maria Otero, Founder and President of the Women’s Venture Fund talk on women entrepreneurs.
6 Essential Resources for Women Entrepreneurs
September 14, 2015
Women are rising to the top of the startup scene. Here are some key resources to give you an
extra boost. WVF mentioned as one of the top resources for women entrepreneurs.
Steven Forbes and WVF Founder & President Maria Otero
September 3, 2014
Women Venture Fund’s President & Founder Maria Otero and Steven Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, as they share a few words about monetary policy and small business at an Alley NYC midtown business gathering in New York.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor and WVF Founder and President Maria Otero
July 2, 2014
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and Women’s Venture Fund Founder and President Maria Otero at the New York Women’s Bar Association Award Dinner. Justice Sotomayor received the NYWBA President’s Special Award.
Prominent Japanese and Korean women leaders visit Women’s Venture Fund
June 26, 2014
Eleven visiting Japanese and Korean women leaders in business, media, and politics visited the Women’s Venture Fund. The group was in the United States under the auspices of the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program and came to New York after attending the White House Summit on Working Families. Among them was the Chair of the Japanese ruling party’s General Council; a member of the Korean National Assembly; the Editor of Korean Cosmopolitan; and the Editor in Chief of AERA, the intellectual weekly published by Asahi Shimbun.
Although both countries have relatively large and modern economies, equality in the workplace and entrepreneurial opportunities for women are issues of ongoing concern. Aware that today many new businesses in America are started by women, the group came to learn how Women’s Venture Fund supports women owned businesses and helps them to grow and flourish.