#StartWithEight: A Commitment and Update
On March 8th, International Women's Day, Brilliant Ventures co-signed as a signatory to the #StartWithEight initiative. More than a hashtag, this effort garnered commitments from dozens of VC firms and companies to meet with 8 women outside their existing networks in the month of March. The initiative garnered a lot of social media buzz on the 8th, but what's happened since? Here's a quick report on the impact of our commitment to #StartWithEight thus far. As a female-founded
A love letter to the women in my life.
Who run the world? Happy March 8th! It’s International Women’s Day! And, weirdly, for the first time in our lives people in the US seem to be really into it. There’s stuff happening on social media, marketing departments are scrambling, McDonald’s turned their iconic golden arches physically upside down into a giant “W” sign at a California location (note, twitter isn’t lovin’ it). Women around the world are marching, protesting and coming together to fight wage and gender in