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    Venture Capital: The Glass Ceiling No One Ever Talks About

    As the glass ceiling begins to break for women in America, women-led startups are still struggling to find investments from male venture capitalists.

    Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 8:00 - 9:15 AM @ Morningstar
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    Conversation
    Venture Capital: The Glass Ceiling No One Ever Talks About
    Poppy Harlow
    Anchor & Correspondent, CNN
    Sarah Kunst
    Founder & CEO, Proday
    Beth Haggerty
    Co-Founder, Parity Partners; Managing Partner & Chief Operation Officer, The Social Architects
    Shradha Agarwal
    Co-Founder & President, ContextMedia
    Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    Venture capitalists have played a huge role in spurring innovation among start-ups during the modern tech boom, but that’s not always the case for women-led start-ups. Male VCs are not as eager to invest in products and services for and by women, which leads to a culture of implicit sexism within the entrepreneur and start-up community. This Conversation brings together a group of women who have innovated in their fields and broken the proverbial glass ceiling.

    When
    Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 8:00 - 9:15 AM
    Where
    Morningstar
    22 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602
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