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New Kauffman Foundation Competition Encourages Female Scientists and Engineers to pursue Entrepreneurial Ventures

December 08, 2010

The Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation announced its first Women in Science and Engineering Business Idea Competition to encourage female scientists and engineers to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. The competition's goal is totap into the "growing pool of highly educated women who have the potential to start scalable science and engineering-related ventures". Competition winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to TED 2011, where they will be afforded an opportunity to present their idea in front of the "world's most fascinating thinkers and doers." The competition is hosted by Kauffman Labs and sponsored by Kauffman FastTrac and Astia. Entries are due Jan 15, 2011 and winners will be announced in early February. Read the press release ...