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Celebrate Women's Impact on the Economy and Social Good This Week in Silicon Valley

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This is a great week to be in San Francisco and Silicon Valley to celebrate the impressive impact women are having on technology, the economy and the social impact these elements bring to the lives of others. You can join the confluence of three amazing women's groups that inform and inspire you to reach for greater heights.

I am attending TEDWomen on December 4th and 5th, a collaboration of The Paley Center and TED to bring together women of all ages and nationalities who are breaking barriers and changing the fortunes of many within their reach. If you want to see how women are removing barriers in education, healthcare, social justice and escape from poverty and war, find and watch the live stream link at TED Women and follow @TEDWomen on Twitter for more information.

Taking up the challenge to fund more women in technology leading companies, Singularity University is teaming up with CrowdFunder to run a competition on December 6th called CrowdfundXWomen. Please join me as I serve as one of three judges in this groundbreaking event. I will be looking for the women with disruptive technologies who will be competing for top prizes at this event. To view the competition live, check CrowdfunderxWomen on Friday December 6th for live stream links and follow along @Crowdfunder.

The assembly of women and men who'll gather on Saturday, December 7th at TEDxBayArea Global Women Entrpreneurs will present on impact investing and how it is changing our world. Recognized thought leaders will gather to share their impact goals and how they are achieving them and I am honored to be there to present my talk: Impact Investing: Women Fuel the 21st Century Economy. I hope you'll join the impressive roster of speakers like Jane Chen of Embrace Innovations, Laura Stachel of WE CARE Solar and Vivek Wadhwa of Singularity University, who are doing well while doing good. You can find the live stream link December 7th at TEDxBayArea and @TEDxBayArea on Twitter for more info.

It is a week to celebrate the accomplishments of extraordinary women and the men who support them. I am blessed to be among those celebrating their achievements and supporting their vision for a better future for womankind.