Exposing leaders in industry and innovation to understand the great potential we have at our command today is critical to their mission to improve the human conditions for the 7.2 billion people on earth.
The problem of women being left out of the innovation economy is real and the more we connect the dots, not just among entrepreneurs in these fields, but with academics, corporations, researchers and governments looking for public private partnerships, the more successful we will be.
No matter how well intentioned (and politically appealing), protecting individual values in isolation of the consequence to other values can never be as optimal as making decisions with the full system in view and on the table.
The majority of the entrepreneurs and startup CEOs we work with share a common dilemma: they struggle to find, attract and retain the engineering, scientific and technical talent they need to grow their businesses.
If you are reading this and you live in the U.S. or another developed economy, what comes to your mind is Angie's List or other similar platforms. Well, this will not work for the security guard. Though it may work for Godwin if there is a similar platform launched in Nigeria.