Tuesday Oct 03, 2023

Julia Boorstin on When Women Lead: Financial Impact & Future of Female-Led Startups

In this episode, Johanna Herbst sits down with the remarkable Julia Boorstin to discuss her insightful new book "When Women Lead." Ever wondered about the impact of women in leadership roles? Spoiler alert: Companies are financially better off when they prioritize diversity and amplify female voices.

But this isn't just about numbers; it's a transformative conversation for both men and women. Julia's research and perspective leave us with an optimistic taste, echoing that we're certainly moving in the right direction.

Join us as we delve into the unique resourcefulness of female-led startups, shed light on the current landscape of VC funding for women-driven ventures, and highlight some groundbreaking companies setting new standards in the business world. Whether you're an entrepreneur, investor, or someone eager to understand the evolving world of business, this episode is a goldmine of knowledge! 

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Julia's bio: 

Julia Boorstin is CNBC’s Senior Media & Tech Correspondent and has been an on-air reporter for the network since 2006. She also plays a central role on CNBC’s bicoastal tech-focused program “TechCheck” delivering reporting, analysis, and CEO interviews with a focus on social media and the intersection of media and technology.

In 2013, Julia created and launched the CNBC Disruptor 50, an annual list she oversees, highlighting private companies transforming the economy and challenging companies in established industries. She also helped launch the network’s ‘Closing the Gap’ initiative covering the people and companies closing gender and diversity gaps. She published her first book When Women Lead in 2022.

Julia lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.

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