Introducing the 2014-2015 she++ College Ambassadors!

November 12, 2014

she++ is so excited to see what these incredible students organize at their universities. Get in touch with your local she++ College Ambassador for info on events close to you! Find out more about the she++ College Ambassador Program at sheplusplus.org/ambassadors.

“Not that kind of girl”: Lena Dunham visits Facebook HQ

November 04, 2014

by Madelyne Xiao, Director of Press
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Lena and Sheryl, Sheryl and Lena. They entered from stage left, arms linked and held aloft. The audience — mostly female — broke into applause at their entrance.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer and the author of Lean In, recently hosted a Q&A with comedienne and writer Lena Dunham ofGirls fame.
The discussion was held at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park. Surrounded by colorful, slogan-bearing posters (“Move fast & break things!”) and an audience of over a hundred Facebook employees and students from UC Berkeley and Stanford, Sandberg and Dunham spoke frankly about gender equality, sex, and social media.

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Why Not You? The truth on what it takes to be a female entrepreneur

October 31, 2014

By Lucy Wang
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What happens when four amazing female entrepreneurs are placed on a panel to inspire other women to take the same path? You get one of the most candid dialogues Silicon Valley has ever seen. On October 22nd, she++ and Canvas Venture Fund hosted “Why Not You?: An Evening with Female Tech Founders” at Stanford University. Over 100 students and industry members came together for an evening of networking, inspiration, and of course, delicious hors d’oeuvres. What they left with, however, were advice and sentiments that won’t be forgotten.

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