Why There Are More Women Entrepreneurs in the Middle East Than Silicon Valley

Join the fool for a conversation with Chris Schroeder, entrepreneur and author of the new book, Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East. Schroeder's breadth of experience runs the gamut of consumer-oriented and interactive enterprises in news and media, education, social networks, marketing and health, to global entrepreneurship, especially among emerging growth markets.

In a region known for a repressive culture around women, Chris Schroeder explains why the Middle East has a higher percentage of women entrepreneurs than Silicon Valley, and what it means for the region. 

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