Congratulations to the winners – and to all participants – of the fourth cohort of Empowering Women in Technology Startups (ewits). The 50 women who completed the program at the April 16 investor pitch brought the total number of women empowered since the program’s inception to 200. On Thursday, the winning team took home iPads. […]
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