Session: Why women need to invest in the stock market
Tech innovation is driven by investment, and yet, women are still hugely underrepresented as investors, both on an institutional and individual level. Women lose millions of dollars by not investing in the stock market. At first glance, investing may seem like a man's world, but I will show how women have always been involved in the world of investment historically. I will explain how the stock market works and how investing works. If more women invest in companies, we're more likely to see the tech innovation we truly desire.
- Investing is for everybody
- If we want tech to serve us, we need to invest in it
- We need to plug the gender investment gap - and this is how
I'm an award-winning journalist based in London, I'm published in the Times special reports, the Wall Street Journal, Guardian, BBC and many other places. I'm also an Associate Lecturer at the University of London.