Fashion Showdown: Women vs. Men of Tech
Fashion Week may be almost over, but when it comes to tech entrepreneurship, the fashion buzz is just beginning. Emerging from a long season of hoodies and flip-flops, the startup world seems to be sporting a new look that’s more Prada than programmer. The change can be traced largely to the expanding influence of young women entrepreneurs, who are breaking into the old boys’ club and making their mark with impeccable designer style as well as big-time tech businesses.
Among this new crop of women influencers, attention to fashion isn’t considered a frivolity. As Leila Janah, founder of Samasource, puts it, fashion is “in line with my values about women conquering the world.”
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