-Women make up over half the planet.
-Women make up 50% of all new MBA graduates.
-Women make up just under 50% of all PhDs.
-Women make up 48% of all entrepreneurs globally.
-Women represent fewer than 20% of high-growth CEOs.
-Women CEOs attract only 10% of venture capital dollars.
Through Astia, a community of investors, entrepreneurs and industry leaders from all over the world, Vosmek believes that women must be exposed to capital, expertise, leadership and aspiration. She defines her 4 Rules for Success:
#1: Less whining, more doing
#2: Pay forward
#3: There are no good secrets
#4: Failure is not the end of the game
To learn more, please visit http://www.forbes.com/sites/worldviews/2011/08/14/four-rules-for-high-growth-women-entrepreneurs/2/
Watch Vosmek’s message at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM1m7rGsqdo&feature=player_embedded
Also, join the conversation! What do you think is necessary for a woman entrepreneur to achieve success?