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Inspiring Documentary Film On Successful Female Entrepreneurs To Empower 1 Million Women in Schools and Universities #Empowerment
Inspiring Documentary Film On Successful Female Entrepreneurs To Empower 1 Million Women in Schools and Universities #Empowerment
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Learn how to become a successful female entrepreneur from the best.

This film explores the stories of some of the most successful female entrepreneurs from the US and the UK and their hard-learned lessons.

“There is a lot of pressure on a woman to behave in ways that are less aggressive, less ambitious and less leader-like. Everyone loves a supportive woman!” -Ilene Lang, Catalyst

The film brings together the audacious attitudes from extraordinary females that have made an impact in our society, inspiring other women to build their own startup companies and further create economic opportunities.

“Having a more balanced gender ratio in the pool of decision makers and creators of technology will enable a more balanced point of view in product, design and business” - Mariam Naficy, Minted

200+ Participants Include:

• Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder & COO of Cloudflare

• Jessica Scorpio, Co-Founder & COO of Getaround

• Shiza Shahid, Co-Founder of Malala Fund

• Gina Bianchini, Founder & CEO of Migtybell

• Soraya Darabi, Co-Founder & CO-CEO of Zady

• Halle Tecco, Co-Founder & CEO of Rockhealth

• Ilene Lang, Co-Founder of Catalyst

• Holly Liu, Co-Founder of Kabam

• Mariam Naficy, Co-Founder & CEO of Minted

• Joanne Wilson, VC & Gothamgal Blogger

• Brittany Kodak, Co-Founder & CEO of Zinepak

• Rebecca Parsons, CTO of Thoughtworks

The Go Against The Flow movement as taken flight due to the overwhelming interest from women who have come across creator Charu Sharma. Let’s face it only 3.8% of CEO’s are females, 8.1% top Earners, 16.6% occupy Board Seats, 14.3% are Executive Officers, 51.4% fill Management, Professional and Related Occupations and 46.9% are part of the US labor force.

We chose Kickstarter for this project, to create awareness and a definite channel through a strong narrative to inspire millennial women to pursue their dreams through entrepreneurship. The funding will be used to bring this documentary film to high schools and universities across several countries by the end of 2016 with the added support from entities like LinkedIN, The Huffington Post Blog, Semester At Sea, just to name a few.  

“The fastest way for any individual, especially for women, to get on the board or to the executive suite of a company is to start a business of their own. If female founders had the same access to capital as male counterparts, the impact to the US economy would be as much as 6-9 percent, which is tremendous!” - Sharon Vosmek, Astia

The film has been completed and is now in the post-production phase. Our project has reached over 75% of the funding goal and with your help, we can go beyond it.

Straight out of college, Charu Sharma spent all of her savings in combination with a grant from LinkedIn to create a documentary film on a few remarkable and revolutionary females who have founded some of the best companies in the last decade.

Please join us in bringing these success stories of the most inspiring female entrepreneurs of our generation to high schools and universities across USA and internationally. Will you Go Against the Flow?  

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The film has been completed. In this post-production phase, we need your support to take this film to young, entrepreneurial women at high schools and universities across USA and internationally.

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