July 17 - Executive Director Alexandra Givens Speaks at TechNet Panel on Women in Innovation

The Institute's Executive Director Alexandra Givens spoke Tuesday at a panel on women and innovation organized by TechNet, a national bipartisan network of tech CEOs and senior executives. The event featured U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and was moderated by Anna Palmer of POLITICO.

Alex's remarks highlighted the Institute's work on BEACON: The D.C. Women Founders' Initiative, which studies and develops strategies to promote a diverse and inclusive ecosystem for women entrepreneurs. Incubated at the Law School and staffed by a full-time Georgetown fellow, BEACON works in partnership with the D.C. Mayor's Office and other local leaders. Its work has been featured by the National Women's Small Business Center and the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

You can read BEACON's recent report, "Building Inclusive Ecosystems With Intentionality: A Strategy to Support D.C.'s Women Founders" here.

You can view BEACON's 2017 highlights report here.  

  Alexandra Givens (3rd from right) speaks at a panel on inclusive innovation hosted by TechNet

Alexandra Givens (3rd from right) speaks at a panel on inclusive innovation hosted by TechNet