Seven Lies Women Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Believing

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We all know that the number of women at the top levels of business is a fraction of what it should be. Women currently hold 4.4 percent of CEO positions at S&P 500 companies. Only 6 percent of partners in venture capital firms are women, and only 2.7 percent of companies funded by venture capital in 2014 had a woman CEO.

Young women working to change these statistics face an uphill battle. The world of tech is wildly aspirational, but it is not immune to the deep-seated gender biases that pervade our culture. Women encounter negative language — sometimes entire conversations — meant to erode our confidence. After nearly two decades of experience in this field, I want to share seven lies that women entrepreneurs use to defeat themselves. Find out what they are