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More Women Should Study Entrepreneurship

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Women have become a powerful part of the global economy, but many college and university entrepreneurship programs are not attracting them. In this interview with EIX's Kim Eddleston, professors Candida Brush of Babson College and Linda Edelman of Bentley University -- who've co-authored two books on entrepreneurship and women -- discuss what higher education must do to make entrepreneurship education more appealing and accessible to women. They also talk about why more women must acquire the entrepreneurial skills that will serve them well whether or not they start a business.

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Kimberly Eddleston
Kimberly Eddleston
Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship / D'Amore-McKim School of Business / Northeastern University
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DOI: 10.32617/412-5d1bbaa6c13f2
Eddleston, K. (2019, July 2). More women should study entrepreneurship. Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. Retrieved June 25, 2024, from
Eddleston, Kimberly. "More Women Should Study Entrepreneurship" Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. 2 Jul. 2019. Web 25 Jun. 2024 <>.