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Girlmade founder to present on Uber, Airbnb and ‘The Sharing Economy’

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TRUCKEE, Calif. — Tahoe Silicon Mountain next week will welcome Ashley Jennings to present: "The Sharing Economy: Uber, Airbnb and How Sharing Resources Spreads the Wealth."

The sharing economy — a $15 billion industry, which includes Uber and Airbnb, is continuing to experience explosive growth.

In this presentation, Jennings will explore and answer two questions: "Who wins in the sharing economy?" and "Can the sharing economy be used to spread the wealth?"

Jennings is a graduate of Columbia University and spent time in the social work field before becoming a startup founder.

She is the founder and past CEO of Girlmade, the first startup accelerator program in Nevada to focus on female-led startups.

She recently sold her first company, and is working on disrupting the music industry with her latest venture, Parlor Shows.

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You can learn more about Jennings and her business here: parlorshows.com.

Tahoe Silicon Mountain's meeting will be on Monday, Dec. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at Pizza on the Hill in Tahoe Donner at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee.

A $5 fee includes pizza and salad. Before and after Jennings' presentation, there will be time for networking with other technology professionals who live and work in the Tahoe-Truckee region.

The event will also be livestreamed by Sosu.tv and available online as it happens.

This month's event is sponsored by New Leaders, Clear Capital, and Holland & Hart.

This article was submitted to the Sun by Tahoe Silicon Mountain, a network of technology professionals who live and work in the Tahoe-Truckee area. Visit TahoeSiliconMountain.com to learn more.