ISBE 2017: Gender and Enterprise


Dr Janice Byrne, IESEG

Dr Maria Villares-Varela, University of Birmingham

Dr Lorna Treanor, University of Nottingham

The Gender and Enterprise track at ISBE seeks to facilitate greater understanding of the ways in which gender affects the entrepreneurship experiences of different men and women. To that end, we accept papers covering a wide range of aspects including, but not limited to:
• Internationalisation of women-owned businesses
• Innovation within women-owned businesses
• Leadership and gender in the entrepreneurial firm
• Constructing and reconstructing gender in the context of entrepreneurship
• Institutional influences upon women’s business ownership
• The impact of gender roles on family business succession, management and ownership practices
• Gender specific support and advice initiatives,
• Evaluating and monitoring policy support for women’s enterprise
• Masculinities, femininities, and entrepreneurship
• Transgender, genderqueer and non-binary entrepreneurial identities and experiences
• Women’s enterprise in developing, disadvantaged and rural economies
• Women as science, engineering and technology entrepreneurs
• Women as high growth business owners
• New sites of women’s entrepreneurship
• Research methodologies which are theoretically sited within a feminist perspective