8 Tips For Connecting With Female Founders In Your Community

By Perks |

YEC Women and Women 2.0 included our very own Lauren Perkins on their list of tips to connect with female founders.  She’s joined by 7 other leading ladies including Doreen Bloch of Poshly, and Erica Nicole of YFS Magazine.  Read the rest of the answers by clicking on the link after Lauren’s answer.


YEC Women share their answers for how to find fellow women entrepreneurs to meet.

By Natalie MacNeil (Co-Founder, YEC Women)

Connecting with female founders in your communityThe following answers are provided by YEC Women. Co-Founded by Natalie MacNeil and Scott Gerber, YEC Women is an initiative of theYoung Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the country’s most promising young entrepreneurs.

Q: What’s one tip for connecting with other founders, especially other female founders, in your community?


Here are 8 answers and tips from YEC Women:

Lauren Perkins (Founder & CEO, Perks Consulting) answers “use your network.”

“Like attracts like. I talk to the people in my network about who they’ve been meeting with, and ask for suggestions for who I should connect with. Other entrepreneurs and female founders are a great way to meet more people who understand what you’re going through. I also find that angels, VC’s, and other collaborators in the tech community are great at putting the right people together.”

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