The New Age of high-growth women entrepreneurs is about to transform economies across the globe and create millions of jobs.
If this sounds like a grand statement, it is not, from listening to Sharon Vosmek. As CEO of Astia, the premier venture accelerator for women-led high growth companies, Vosmek is passionate that women entrepreneurs will create the next high-growth firms, and pull the global economy out of the doldrums. Literally.
Vosmek points to the data. It is underpinning Vosmek’s crusade to take women-led high-growth entrepreneurship global and to next scale. It is compelling. Data shows that if women CEOs had the same access to capital as male CEOs, six million jobs would be added to the economy in five years; two million in year one alone.
For Vosmek, the case is clear-cut.
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Nicole Kekeh is a contributor to ForbesWoman World With A View, a blog for global women, and to ForbesWoman. Nicole Kekeh is the founder of The Dora Kan Group LLC a startup and strategy firm dedicated to affecting change in Africa by leveraging the power of business innovation and by working with emerging businesses and industries in Africa and connecting them to ideas and solutions, to grow. She created and writes a blog on Africa and on issues ranging from politics to economics. For further information, visit: http://www.thedorakangroup.com/ or write to us: firstname.lastname@example.org