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Jan 31, 2017
96% of venture capitalists are men. Women still account for less than 10% of founders for high growth firms and earn only 12.9% of computer science degrees. "She Started It" gives a new face to the image of the tech entrepreneur: a female face. Join JLABS @ Toronto and The University of Toronto’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) for a film screening of "She Started It," a new documentary film that follows five trailblazing young female entrepreneurs through their journeys of entrepreneurship.

She Started It: A Film Screening

96% of venture capitalists are men1. Women still account for less than 10% of founders for high growth firms2 and earn only 12.9% of computer science degrees3. "She Started It" gives a new face to the image of the tech entrepreneur: a female face. Join JLABS @ Toronto and The University of Toronto’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) for a film screening of "She Started It," a new documentary film that follows five trailblazing young female entrepreneurs through their journeys of entrepreneurship. View the trailer for the film here. Students and families are welcome to attend. Prior to the screening, hear from 3 female founders of life science start-up companies within JLABS @ Toronto as they give candid, informative presentations detailing their executive teams, an overview of their company and their journey to entrepreneurship. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Let’s Talk Science. 1Fortune 2"Sources of Economic Hope" by Kauffman Foundation 3Computing Research Association study This eve...

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