All posts by Marina Astakhova

HSE | Mass-media Management | Society, Brands, Culture, Technology

Why Black Female Founders Deserve A Closer Look From VCs And Investors

Being the most educated and entrepreneurial female group in the U.S., black tech women founders receive less than 1% of VC funding. Though some individial initiatives occur, there is a lot to be done in this field. First of all, VCs and investors should put more...

/ June 5, 2017

#MarchForTruth: How To Save American Democracy On The Streets Of 135 Cities

On June 3rd the streets of 135 cities worldwide will witness #MarchforTruth, aimed to the revival of American democracy legitimacy. The participators are struggling to call for urgent investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election and its ties to Donald Trump and his administration.

/ June 1, 2017

Beate Chelette And Her Women’s Survival Guide In Male-Dominated Environment

From an early age Beate Chelette was not dreaming of doll houses or unicorns. She was more concerned about how to start companies and monetize her first poster mail order business, without leaving her bedroom. In truth, nothing has changed since then.

/ May 31, 2017

Christina Bechhold And “Empire Angels”: Turning Millennials Tech Projects Into Reality

Christina Bechhold, after working in capital markets and emerging markets and structured finance at "Citigroup", is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of "Empire Angels", the only angel investment fund in the US, that is focused on millennial generation tech projects.

/ May 29, 2017

Why Neurodiversity At Workplace Is An Opportunity, Not A Drawback

We’ve already recognized that gender diversity at the workplace can’t be undervaluated. Now it’s the turn for neurodiversity. In the article we’ll figure out, why it is so important.

/ May 25, 2017

10 Steps How To Make Smashing Promotion Of Your Political Party

When you launch a political party or movement, you need to think over the efficient promotion strategies for it. Here are 10 gradual steps how to make this promotion successful and clearly recognizable.

/ May 22, 2017

10 Asian Activist Organizations Fighting To Make A Difference

«Bias is a beast that can take a bite out of anyone», especially when it comes to a race discrimination of the most rapidly expanding community in the U.S. Below you'll find 10 Asian Americans organizations, founded to fight the exsisting bias.

/ May 17, 2017

Denise Branch: Empowering Gender Inclusion In Tech

Known as Women Tech Evangelist, Denise Branch is now working at ‘Support Women Startups’ nonprofit, aimed to increase the percentage of women tech innovators. She sees her mission to grow up next superwomen, such as Meg Whitman, Ursula Burns, Oprah or Sara Blakely.

/ May 16, 2017

Meet Lisa Mae Brunson And Her ‘Wonder Women Tech’

Lisa Mae Brunson, the Founder and Director of 'Wonder Women Tech', is committed to impacting humanity on a global scale. She is creating a shift in diversity and inclusion of women in STEAM and innovation fields, considered to be mainly occupied by men.

/ May 15, 2017