How Women Invest

T​ransforming the Unequal Landscape of Venture Investing


How Women Invest (HWI) is deeply rooted in How Women Lead’s mission to disrupt the antiquated and unequal landscape impacting women. Living by the CREDO established in the How Women Lead (HWL) community, How Women Invest is dedicated towards shifting the venture capital landscape by supporting women-led companies, with a focus on women of color.


We launch entrepreneurs with access to capital, mentorship and a deep network of industry experts required to successfully catapult their businesses. We are also dedicated to providing greater access and support to accredited female investors by providing training, connections and investing in female-founded, female-led companies

help Propel female founders

through Community


Work to drive up the percent of investments in female founders and the number of women investors through marketing support including highly visible events and partnerships with key players and influencers in the ecosystem.



Promote the success of gender focused funds, speaking at conferences and recruiting others to invest, speak and promote. 


Train women on investing through webinars and events, and inspiring female entrepreneurs with your expertise and connections further bridging the divide to gain access to capital and scale their businesses

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Invest in and promote How Women Invest Fund I, with deal sourcing and enabling female entrepreneurs.

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