Today we are pleased to share with you the English translation of the most recent Forbes article about TransparentBusiness:
By Monica Garduño
February 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
If One Woman Created a Pink Unicorn, Others Can Do It Too, Says Silvina Moschini
Technology democratizes opportunities for everyone, but especially for women, said the TransparentBusiness [Chairwoman].
[Caption: Silvina Moschini, Founder and President of TransparentBusiness and SheWorks!]
“I am convinced that women and girls can achieve what they want, that the only glass ceilings are the ones we have in our heads. One of my great motivations is to inspire by example, because if a woman from a small city in Argentina became the president of a pink unicorn, other women can do it too,” says Silvina Moschini, founder and president of TransparentBusiness.
This company became the first "pink unicorn" in Latin America, reaching a value of more than 1,000 million dollars in its first year of operation*.
Although 50% of women between the ages of 25 and 34 finish their university studies compared to 30% of men, they still continue to focus on careers related to education, care and services, according to data from the Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OECD).
However, the Covid-19 pandemic has reformulated education and the labor field, which provides an opportunity for women: technology, which works as a window to democratize their access and feed their curiosity towards careers in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
“Fortunately, today we have access to technology, which is a great democratizer of opportunities for everyone, but especially for women who, thanks to the digital transformation, can manage their careers from wherever they are and balance their work and personal life at will.” Moschini added in an exclusive interview for Forbes Mexico.
Also in charge of SheWorks!, a company that connects the dots between digital education, talented women and job opportunities in the cloud, [Silvina] reiterates that ensuring Internet access for women will help promote their technological skills.
"It is urgent to educate girls in the infinite possibilities that technology enables, because it is the most egalitarian way to enter the world", underlined the founder of TransparentBusiness.
In the framework of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Moschini considered it important to analyze how family, culture and education impact on the development of women in leadership positions and technological and scientific careers, to avoid biases and inequalities that affect them. impede their professional development.
"Suppressing from any discrimination, and this goes for the educational institutions as well as for the families where these girls grow up, because education is a coherent set that must be very attentive to any outbreak of bias," the executive warned.
*In the first year of Global Private Offering.
(A fragment of the original article in Spanish:)