How to Invest in Girls and Young Women: Lessons from SPRING Accelerator

Six years ago, colleagues at the UK’s Department For International Development and the Nike Foundation’s Girl Effect team came me to with their idea for what would become the SPRING Accelerator. The aim was to identify and support businesses that could improve the lives of adolescent girls and young women - whether as leaders, consumers, or otherwise. We wanted to use human centered design (HCD) to build a base of examples that would help investors see that businesses that focused on women and girls were smart bets.

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