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How do you think the entrepreneurial landscape has changed when it comes to supporting women?

results in perspectives being missed of half the population and we do not leverage their ideas, experiences and talents.

We need diversity both in terms of gender, but also in terms of age, ethnicity, and thoughts. To foster a culture of innovation, we all need to encourage diversity. There is a growing recognition, which is a good start, but we still have goo manels in 2019, a panel with only men and important committees are formulated with no woman or just one. This

There is greater access to mentors, the incubators throughout the country are playing a role, and investors are coming in. Conferences and competitions like 021Disrupt, Momentum, She Loves Tech, Startup Cup, Startup Weekend are efforts by ecosystem builders to enable connections, get visibility for startups, bring ge international investors,

inspirational speakers. We need to create more opportunities for women startups to experiment, learn, and take risks. I would also like to see more women investing in Pakistani startups. In your opinion, what are few of the shortcomings of the ecosystem when it comes to women? Women are not encouraged to take risks, be bold and ambitious. From an early stage, we need to be aware of how we

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Startup Guide Issue 8  

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