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Whether it was supporting the burgeoning start-up sector or supporting more established companies, New York City had a huge opportunity as our economy transforms to put our thumb on the scale and fix systemic gender inequities. So I founded women.nyc, a comprehensive platform that provides tools, resources, and access to capital to help women succeed in their businesses and careers. ” — Alicia Glen

  • “These workshops bring New York one step closer to the city we want to be—one where everyone is getting paid what they deserve,” said Faye Penn, the Executive Director of women.nyc, the city program coordinating the classes.”

    “These workshops bring New York one step closer to the city we want to be—one where everyone is getting paid what they deserve,” said Faye Penn, the Executive Director of women.nyc, the city program coordinating the classes.”

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  • She Built NYC, a project to rectify the gender imbalance in NYC’s monuments, is only one project of the city’s women-focused portal women.nyc.

    She Built NYC, a project to rectify the gender imbalance in NYC’s monuments, is only one project of the city’s women-focused portal women.nyc.

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  • “Our goal with women.nyc is to be a model for cities and countries around the world on how to empower women. We’ve created actual tools and resources in New York City that put money in women’s pockets.”

    “Our goal with women.nyc is to be a model for cities and countries around the world on how to empower women. We’ve created actual tools and resources in New York City that put money in women’s pockets.”

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  • Over the past nine months, women.nyc, a women-empowerment initiative, has sought to address the unequal gender representation in public spaces through She Built NYC, which seeks to commemorate historical women across the five boroughs.

    Over the past nine months, women.nyc, a women-empowerment initiative, has sought to address the unequal gender representation in public spaces through She Built NYC, which seeks to commemorate historical women across the five boroughs.

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  • “By partnering with five [VC] firms, more women will have access to capital that they need to start and grow their great ideas,” said Glen.

    “By partnering with five [VC] firms, more women will have access to capital that they need to start and grow their great ideas,” said Glen.

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  • “The site offers information on processes such as hiring a lawyer, starting a business, and applying for affordable housing, in the tone of an after-work pep talk over Martinis. Women of NYC, make your power move.”

    “The site offers information on processes such as hiring a lawyer, starting a business, and applying for affordable housing, in the tone of an after-work pep talk over Martinis. Women of NYC, make your power move.”

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