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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon – journalist, author and fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations – spotlights the spirited ingenuity of women entrepreneurs, as well as the biases and practices working against them. getAbstract recommends her compelling, ultimately personal lecture to investors, economic policy makers and anyone in the finance industry.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why women entrepreneurs are crucial economic players;
  • What biases keep society from uncapping their full potential; and
  • What solutions will help women entrepreneurs, and the economy, move forward.

About the Speaker

Journalist and editor-at-large Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is author of the best-selling Dressmaker of Khair Khana, a true story about female entrepreneurship in Afghanistan.



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