Smashing Stereotypes and

Social Distancing with She Started IT

Let’s celebrate and be inspired this Tech Week, by watching the acclaimed documentary She Started It.

She Started It | Kanopy

She Started It is a feature length documentary, about five young women running tech startups. The film explores obstacles the women face securing funding and achieving success in a male-dominated industry.

Through storytelling viewers will explore cultural roots of female under representation in entrepreneurship. The documentary weaves in big-picture perspectives from women like investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan Smith; GoldieBlox CEO Debbie Sterling; and Ruchi Sanghvi, the first female engineer at Facebook.

As you follow these women through their careers as they manage their startups, pitch to funders, build teams, and bring products to market. You will see the way they learn from their failures and face adversity until their dreams of success become reality.

Make the most out of the film, by adding an educational context. The filmmakers have created a comprehensive learning guide with interesting facts and the research on careers in the Tech Industry.

Streaming the documentary is easy; simply register your interest by filling the form down below and we will send you the streaming link and resources.

It is a fun activity to do as a whole family or individual and as a community during these challenging times!

Take a look at the trailer here! [Suitable for age 9+]

Register here to watch the documentary*

*The She Started IT team may contact you for follow-ups

Don’t forget to tag us in your updates via @TechWeekIRL @SheStartedIt #SheStartedIt #TechWeekIRL #TechWeek2020

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