For many members of the SheStarts community, like for so many others, yesterday was a difficult day after the election. It seemed as though the values we hold dear — diversity, inclusion, gender equity, innovation — were rejected by much of our country. But a sold out-crowd representing the full spectrum of diversity showed up to stand strong for those values and to support the women-led startups participating in SheDemos.
A few tears were shed, many hugs were given and received, and the teams participating in the showcase and in the pitch competition put on their game faces and showed the attendees how they intended to leave their mark on the world. An engaged audience met and spoke with the teams participating in the showcase and voted for their fan favorite. Read the entire article.