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The Future Built by Women

Creating a Brighter Tomorrow Through Tech and Innovation

Markevicius, Brooke


1. Auflage April 2024
256 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-21855-4
John Wiley & Sons

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Overcome the obstacles in the way of women entrepreneurs and founders

In The Future Built by Women, Startup Product Leader of Riveter and veteran keynote speaker, Brooke Markevicius, delivers a compelling guide to entrepreneurship for women. With a particular focus on the technology sector, the author shares her fascinating and relevant experiences as a company founder. She explains the four main factors that contribute to success: grit, education, mindset, and support.

In the book, you'll explore strategies for conquering the challenges you encounter in the tech industry and in entrepreneurship. You'll also find:
* Learn practical ways to take your startup from concept to reality, navigating the complexities of entrepreneurship with confidence.
* Find out how to become "dangerously skilled" in technology, even if you're not a tech expert. Master the art of leveraging technology for the forces of good as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur.
* Discover the keys to defining and refining your unique entrepreneurial equation. Unearth your passion, purpose, and the roadmap to your vision.

An inspiring and exciting vision of women at the forefront of technological, social, and business change, The Future Built by Women is the engaging resource that managers, executives, founders, entrepreneurs, directors, and other business leaders have been waiting for.

Foreword ix

Introduction: A Vision for the Future Built by Women xi

Part I The GEMS Framework 1

Chapter 1 Tech for Good 3

Chapter 2 LEGO and GEMS 11

Chapter 3 The Power of Grit: Debugging Adversity, Scripting Triumph 19

Chapter 4 Education: Compiling Knowledge, Booting Success 33

Chapter 5 Mindset: Reframing the Logic of Your Code 43

Chapter 6 Support: Strengthening the Foundation of Your Code 59

Part II How to Build the Future 73

Chapter 7 The Entrepreneurial Equation 75

Chapter 8 She Innovates: Building from Idea to MVP 89

Chapter 9 Just Dangerous Enough: The Power of Technical Knowledge 115

Part III Building Together 143

Chapter 10 The GAPS: Data, Care, and Funding 145

Chapter 11 Women Building: Stories and Roadblocks 169

Chapter 12 Building the Future Together: The Code of Collaboration 195

Chapter 13 Testing the Vision: Before the Launch 211

The Built X Women Resource Guide 219

Acknowledgments 221

About the Author 225

Index 227
BROOKE MARKEVICIUS, a dynamic startup leader and keynote speaker, is known for her mission-driven tech approach. Transitioning from nonprofits, she used tech to drive change through her company, Allobee, which was acquired. Featured in Forbes and Fast Company, Brooke advocates for women in tech and entrepreneurship. She lives in Durham, NC, with her husband and two kids.