Screening of "She Started It" In Honor Of Women's History Month
Los Angeles, CA • March 23, 2017
Join Ellevate Network LA in celebrating Women's History Month with a screening of "She Started It", a documentary following five passionate young women who strive to compete in the tech world.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDTIndustrious Los Angeles
600 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Need a reason to explore the expanding skyline of DTLA and celebrate the ongoing advancements of women in tech? Join us Thursday March 23rd, 2017 for an advanced screening of "She Started It."
- Swing by (and tour) DTLA's modern, beautiful co-working space INDUSTRIOUS.
- Enjoy the film.
- Then, end the evening networking with professional women!
Light bites and refreshments will be provided.
ABOUT THE FILM:
Launched in 2013, She Started It is a feature length documentary film on women tech entrepreneurs, shot on location in Silicon Valley, NYC, Europe, Vietnam, Mississippi & more, that aims to highlight successful role models for young women. It is the first film to show the behind the scenes of running a tech start-up as a young woman.
Following five women over two years as they pitch VCs, build teams, bring products to market, fail and start again, SHE STARTED IT takes viewers on a global roller coaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, France and Vietnam. Along the way, it weaves in big-picture perspectives from women like investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan Smith; GoldieBlox CEO Debbie Sterling; and Ruchi Sanghvi, the first female engineer at Facebook.
Through intimate, action-driven storytelling, SHE STARTED IT explores the cultural roots of female underrepresentation in entrepreneurship—including pervasive self-doubt, fear of failure, and risk aversion among young women. It exposes, too, the structural realities women face as they become entrepreneurs, including lack of female role models and investors, and the persistent dearth of venture capital funding made available to women-led companies.
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