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FemTech, Brittany Barreto

So want to work in FemTech, now what? FemTech Focus empowers and provides resources to grow the FemTech industry as a whole. One of the most common questions we get from FemTech enthusiasts is how to get a job in FemTech. We’ve got the ways to break into FemTech and advance women’s health. Something we’re…


FemTech, Brittany Barreto

March is Women’s History Month! We’re making history of our own by honoring the 100th episode of the FemTech Focus Podcast Hosted by Dr. Brittany Barreto. The FemTech Focus Podcast with Dr. Brittany Barreto is a conversational series that brings femtech experts – including doctors, scientists, inventors, and founders – to talk about innovative technology,…


By 2030, the FemTech market value will cross $48.5B; the evaluation reflects the currently unmet needs for products and services that contribute to women’s health and wellness. FemTech refers to end-to-end technical solutions that exclusively address female health needs, including diagnostic tools, software, mobile apps, and wearables.  Unfortunately, the promise of FemTech meets digital marketing…



We’re a few days from the new year! We’re patting ourselves on the back for a year of foundation and growth, which yields many milestones for FemTech Focus. We want to acknowledge our team’s unwavering dedication, the international support of FemTech companies, partnerships with start-up accelerators, and charitable sponsors. With 2020 in the rearview mirror,…



What is Period Poverty?

Period poverty is a lack of access to menstrual products, facilities, and education. Globally, period poverty affects 1 in 4 women worldwide and is an international health issue. The lack of access forces women to use items like rags, newspapers, and plastic bags in replacement of sanitary products like pads and tampons. Even in the…


You asked, and Dr. Julie Hakim, Co-Founder and Medical Director of FemTech Focus answered! At our first ever Podcast Listening Party, we learned a bunch about vaginas and even did some vagina myth-busting. We asked our attendees what they want to know about vaginas.  Dr. Julie shares the answers. Enjoy. We love to continue having…


Most of us know October as the month of Halloween and pre-Thanksgiving. But in the women’s health community, October is the month of Breast Cancer Awareness. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the breast tissues. And there are various types of breast…


Ah, the elusive “exit”. If you are an investor or entrepreneur yourself, you’re probably very familiar with the term. But for those who don’t, a start-up “exit” is when a business liquidates its assets or basically sells ownership of the company to investors or another company. And there are various types of exit strategies namely,…