PDE-News (6/14/11): Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
With more women than men in the U.S. earning PhDs in the biological sciences and estimates that around 15 percent of the U.S. GNP over the next two decades will be comprised of life science activities, it is no surprise that women’s entrepreneurship has attracted so much attention recently in both the developed and developing countries. And in many other countries, women’s entrepreneurship is even more important as a separate track for cultural reasons. Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/June/Empowering-Women-Entrepreneurs.aspx

From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
Education Startups Unveiled at Kauffman Labs
Twenty-three entrepreneurs spent four months immersed in an intensive, hands-on program designed to catalyze the creation of high-growth companies to generate thousands of jobs with dramatic economic benefits in the education sector. Selected from more than 1,000 applicants, these entrepreneurs and their sixteen business concepts represent some of the very best education startups today. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/June/Education-Startups-Unveiled-at-Kauffman-Labs.aspx

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
The House is back in session with a full slate of hearings throughout the week. Meanwhile, a quiet week on the Senate side does feature an examination of SBA programs by the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/June/This-Week-in-Entrepreneurship-Policy-June-13.aspx

A Look Back at Innovation Daily (June 13 – 19)
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation– courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/June/A-Look-Back-at-Innovation-Daily-June1319.aspx