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Helping girls grow up to be engineers [video]

GoldieBlox — toys that combine construction projects and stories of a girl engineer named Goldie — foster spatial skills, and perhaps future engineers.
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GIST March 14 webchat: Advice for startups in developing markets

On March 14, talk with Habib Haddad, managing director for the MIT Media Lab's E14 fund, and Elmira Bayrasli, co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted.
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Diaspora Voices

On March 8 the State Department will host #DiasporaVoices, a live-streamed interactive video webchat for diaspora communities.
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Canada’s Trudeau, Ivanka Trump encourage businesswomen

President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs.
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Entrepreneurs see future in flying cars

Have you ever dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion in a flying car? Inventors might make that dream a reality — and sooner than you think.
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Incubators and accelerators shepherd startups to success

Want to learn about incubators and accelerators and how they can help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground? Tune in to this GIST Guru webchat.
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Guy Raz, host of NPR’s ‘How I Built This,’ on entrepreneurship

Guy Raz is the host of the podcast “How I Built This,” where he interviews entrepreneurs, innovators and executives from all over the world.
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Startup 101: After you start, what comes next?

For any startup, a great business plan and targeting the right market are essential. But then comes the hard part of running the fledgling enterprise.
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Immigrants find success in Silicon Valley’s venture capital industry [video]

See how newcomers to America found success with venture capital in Silicon Valley's competitive technology industry.