Women & Entrepreneurship

Thu, 03/04/2021 - 18:29
GIST Year in Review 2020
This past year saw one of the most difficult times in the history of our modern global community. Here at GIST we appreciated, like never before, those who worked on the front lines of this calamitous time. Teachers and healthcare workers joined the ranks of superheroes. Throughout this harrowing time, the GIST community showed true resilience.
Wed, 03/31/2021 - 20:03
Women Founders Share Insights During TechConnect on Building a Startup From the Ground Up
Finding the right resources before you commit yourself to a startup can make the difference between success and failure. The most recent GIST TechConnect: Building a Startup From the Ground Up provides unique perspectives on the steps early-stage innovators take when building their startups.
Tue, 03/30/2021 - 12:54
GIST Insights: 4 Tips for Women Founders
Being a founder presents certain obstacles no matter who you are. But women founders have unique challenges that make their path even more complex. In these tips from our innovation experts we provide resources to some of the issues we see repeatedly in our trainings. Issues that women founders face but that don’t need to prevent them from finding success.
Fri, 03/26/2021 - 19:30
GIST Innovation Talks: Social Innovation

In this episode of GIST Innovation Talks we explore Social Innovation with innovator and ecosystem builder, Kasia Weina of Evergreen Labs. VentureWell program officer, Khandle Hedrick, leads this discussion as we discuss what makes Social Innovation such an effective force and how to make this model work.

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Thu, 02/18/2021 - 19:04
Smart Cities, Clean Water, and Solving the Climate Crisis: a Q&A with Rituparna Das of Hydrotec Solutions

Rituparna Das was selected for the GIST Business Incubation program’s first cohort of innovators. The 2019 GIST Business Incubation program provided entrepreneurs with exposure to the U.S. market and startup resources.

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 21:50
Insights on Success from the GIST Community

 

The GIST community is a diverse family of innovators, ecosystem builders, and investors. Each brings their own insights and perspectives to entrepreneurship. In this article we share some of the best quotes from GIST community members on a number of topics, all of which are designed to inform and encourage innovators in their own personal journeys. 
 

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 08:21
GIST Alumni Corner: Dr. Iffat Zafar Video Interview

At last year's GIST Tech-I Pitch Competition, we had a chance to talk with Dr. Iffat Zafar of Sehat Kahani about her startup, being a GIST Entrepreneur, paying-it-forward by being a GIST Mentor to new generations, and the role GIST plays in startup ecosystems. 

 

 

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 02:08
GIST Alumni Corner: Dr. Iffat Zafar

We sat down with Sehat Kahani co-founder, and GIST alumna, Dr. Iffat Zafar to discuss all the new and exciting developments for her as well as her work. 

 

GIST: Tell us about your startup, Sehat Kahani.

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 09:09
GIST Alumni Corner: Svetlana Jaghatspanyan of Forest Guard

 

Forest Guard is a smart sensor system that detects and prevents illegal logging, wildfire, and illegal transport access in forests and rest zones. 

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:29
GIST Alumni Corner: Sadaf Naz of Her Ground

 

This month's GIST Alumni video profile presents Sadaf Naz, founder of Her Ground, an online subscription service that delivers feminine hygiene products to users’ doorsteps.

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