The real deal about women pitching in a man’s world
Women are good for workspaces because they are good at multitasking, because they are good at balancing home and office, because women are nurturers…er…STOP! (facepalm) Women also have degrees and years of experience in most cases too, you know!
Well, for a feisty group of women entrepreneurs present at SheTalks – organized in Bangalore by co-working space BHive and Tech in Asia – the discussion was bound to don a few shades of feminism.
“Should I talk?” “Should I oppose them?” “Am I on the right path?” “Will I make a fool of myself?”
Now, a little bit of self-doubt never hurt anybody. But if you are intimidated being a woman in a male bastion, Pankhuri Shrivastava of Grabhouse will tell you why you shouldn’t let doubt cripple you.
Women have to dispel concerns over working late with men, and that girls don’t understand tech. She, for one, doesn’t like to think of herself as a woman when she is at work. “Most of these barriers and concerns of being a woman in a man’s world are mental barriers. In the entrepreneurial world, there is no right or wrong. It’s an open ground to experiment and no one else knows any better than you…”
Read the full story at https://www.techinasia.com/pitch-like-a-girl
ARTICLE SOURCE: Tech in Asia