May 8, 2012
Level Playing Field on Inc.com
This post is the first in an ongoing series written by Patricia Fletcher, Astia Board of Trustees Member, for her blog on Inc.com, Level Playing Field. Scholar-practitioner, experienced high-tech marketer and advocate for meaningful innovation, she
is passionate about leveling the imbalanced technology playing field to
include all the best innovators. In addition to serving on the Astia
Board of Trustees, Dr. Fletcher happily lends her research, time, and
voice to enable women to change the world through high growth
entrepreneurship and board service. Follow her on Twitter @pkfletcher.
"Part of my work involves figuring out why some women succeed and others
do not. Yet I’ve worked mostly with men in my career, and I’ve always
heard that men have bigger, stronger, bolder, and all-around better
networks than women. So when I meet wildly successful women, especially
in the male-dominated tech industry, it seems only natural to ask them
about the importance of their networks. These women often answer me by
talking about relationships. At first I thought this was a fluke: I’m
asking about networks, so why are they responding by talking about
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