New Florida High Tech Corridor program to help women entrepreneurs in need of funds

Amy Beaird earned a doctorate in chemical engineering and spent years working with startups, and she’s witnessed firsthand the challenges many women entrepreneurs face in accessing funding. 

Beaird, senior cluster manager for the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, will help reduce some of the barriers by overseeing the implementation of an initiative to equip more Central Florida women-owned businesses to tap into one of the nation’s biggest early-stage funding sources.

A team led by the…