Nelly Yusupoca, Webgrrls CTO

Nelly Yusupova is the CTO of Webgrrls, a networking organization that helps keep professional women connected to one another and leverage technology. The Webgrrls network includes 30,000 members worldwide offering “a supportive environment where women feel safe enough to talk about the issues that they have with technology.”

Yusupova leads the NYC Webgrrls chapter and is founder of the Internet consulting company She has received accolades for her work including a spot this month in Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women, honoring top agents of change and their organizations that tackle areas of dire need.

WATCH Yusupova explain why understanding technology is important for every business-owner – techy or not.

Webgrrls events range from basics in understanding and successfully utilizing social media to advanced tech workshops. It’s all meant to provide education in the areas women lag — top Yusupova’s list are: delegation, selecting the right technology team and recognizing the red flags.

WATCH a horror story that happens time and time again even to the savviest of entrepreneurs.

Upcoming New York City Workshops include:

Business Development on Twitter: Tactics and Strategies Workshop — this Wednesday, July 18 at 6:15 pm.

TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs — September 20 and 21st.

For more information on upcoming workshops and events throughout the country, click here.