What Swedish startups are doing right: Gender equality
The Local · 9 Mar 2016, 11:47
Published: 09 Mar 2016 11:47 GMT+01:00
Sweden is known for its gender equality – and for its cutting-edge tech scene. The country also has a knack for combining the two.
The annual Women in Tech Festival took place on Tuesday – and was sold out, as usual.
So in a field traditionally dominated by men, what are Swedish startups doing to get more women involved – and promote equality in all ways?
We asked – and they answered. Click here to find out what Swedish startups do to recruit women and promote equality.
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