WE@Yale

WE@Yale is a collaborative movement to support Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs across Yale’s campus. WE are a cross-campus community for women and non-binary femme innovators and entrepreneurs providing skill-building, story-telling, coaching and community. WE@Yale is supported by Tsai CITY and the Yale School of Management Program for Entrepreneurship. 

 
 
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yale WOMen innovator series

Yale Women Innovator Series is a weekly event series that brings women entrepreneurs and innovators from around the country to share their stories and provide actionable skills training. There are two types of events in this series:

Skill Building Sessions

Skill building sessions will focus on skills that have been identified as critical for women to succeed in entrepreneurship. These include:

  • Communications

  • Negotiations

  • Access to funding

  • Pitching

  • Building a network & finding mentors

Storytelling Sessions

Guests will share their personal journeys in entrepreneurship and innovation including challenges they have faced and lessons learnt.

Upcoming Events

Funding Social Change, Carrie Rich, the Global Good Fund - September 26th, 8.30-9.30am (STORYTELLING)

At 26 years old, Carrie Rich raised two million dollars in two weeks to start the Global Good Fund (GGF), with the belief that investing in young leaders is the most effective vehicle for addressing society’s most complex social challenges. Four years later, GGF is a thriving leadership development enterprise built by and for social entrepreneurs that identifies high-potential leaders and accelerates their success. Carrie will share her personal story of entrepreneurship – including the highs and the lows – and discuss the barriers she sees for women seeking investment.

Co-hosted by Yale Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology

 
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coaching

If you have an idea, want to learn more about resources at Yale, or want advice on your business/non-profit/innovation, there are coaches across Yale's campus who are happy to meet with you! 

Please email Cass Walker (cassandra.walkerharvey@yale.edu) or Jennifer McFadden (jennifer.mcfadden@yale.edu) for more information. 

 
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signature events

WE@Yale will be hosting signature events throughout the year, including:

  • Yale Women's Group Cross-Campus Mixers
  • Yale Women Innovator Summit
  • Sexism in Silicon Valley Event Series

Stay tuned!