VC Ben Horowitz: “The Future Of Humankind Is Dependent On Technovation Girls”

Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz believes in the importance of women in technology, a point he highlighted during a Technovation Challenge pitch event in Mountain View on April 28, 2012. See for yourself starting at minute 7 of the Ben Horowitz Keynote: The Future of Humankind is Dependent on Technovation Girls

“If you educate a girl in the developing world, you educate five people – on average. On average, five people get educated because if you educate one girl, then she will educate at least four other people through the course of her life. That’s just statistics.”