And stop feigning paucity
Dear Entrepreneurial Spirits, CEOs, Budding Co-Founders and Geeks of the World:
Put me on your board.
I am entrepreneurial, proven and not risk-averse.
I thrive on the thrill of exponential momentum and stop at nothing to get the job done.
I am thirsty, yet experienced enough to take a step back and advise.
I am a liaison between generations; between the scruffy startup-teens and the gray hairs of innovations past.
I speak “engineer” and “developer” fluently.
I have raised millions of dollars through crowdfunding campaigns I have managed and those I have advised.
I believe, above all, in solving needs; in great product; in moving fast and breaking things.
I believe that the future is a better serving, more balanced, people powered place.
I am rational, yet listen to my gut.
I believe in passion; in fire.
I know no boundary when it comes to me and my brand; I eat, sleep, and breathe the companies and products I touch and I would have it no other way.
And I am a woman.
I write this to warn you; in hopes you’ll stop making the same mistakes and learn from the data you seem to be ignoring. I’m saying this so you have the best opportunity for success. I say this because I am in the business of empowering the future of business and you are too. Continue Reading…
Fact: Companies with women on their board outperform companies with boards that are comprised entirely of men.