Tag Archives: women

Meet The Millennial Who Created Athena, A Safety Wearable For The 21st Century

Some members of generation Z are within their highest risk years for rape and sexual assault, and females ages 16-19 are four times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault. As these children of older millennials start college looking to address the issue of assault at its root (and taking […]

Meet ROAR For Good

Philadelphia startup takes on the devastating impact of sexual assault through wearable technology and a mission of education, awareness, and prevention. In 2014, Yasmine Mustafa spent six months traveling alone through South America. Along the journey, she repeatedly heard stories from women across the continent who had been sexually assaulted. When she returned to Philadelphia, […]

Succeeding by Helping Others Succeed

In honor of Female Founder Month, Comcast NBCUniversal is featuring women innovators and founders throughout the month of May. This is a guest blog contributed by J. Kelly Hoey, speaker, investor, and author of “Build Your Dream Network.” She was also named one of the most influential women on Twitter. In the summer of 2010, […]

5 Female Change Makers to Watch

In honor of Female Founder Month, Comcast NBCUniversal is featuring women innovators and founders throughout the month of May. We are proud to partner with Startup Grind and Dreamers // Doers to share these stories about women who are disrupting industries and changing the world. This is a guest blog contributed by Jillian Rinehimer from […]