After working in a world of 'tech bros,' this woman founded a female-only island

Article here. Excerpt:

'We've all had those moments, whether you're drowning in work in a cramped cubicle or just tired of the daily grind. In those moments, a thought might cross your mind, like "I wish I could escape to a private island."

Well, entrepreneur Kristina Roth actually made that happen. She's not just escaping to an island, she owns it. And she's opening it up to women worldwide. But men? They're not allowed.
SuperShe Island, however, is not free from criticism. Roth says a week-long all-inclusive stay will likely cost between $5,000 to $6,000, which is expensive for many people. Plus there's the unique vetting process. So some say the retreat is elitist and disproportionately counts out people of color, those with disabilities, trans people or those who are gender non-conforming.

Roth disagrees and calls it a "totally equal opportunity group," and while the island might have capacity limitations, she adds that "In the broader SuperShe community, we welcome everyone."'

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Cindy Lauper: "Girls just wanna have fun." This is a women-only resort. This is not a new idea. These have been around forever.

I find it interesting though she says she finds women-only networking events to be a "waste of time". OK. But if instead the women-only gatherings dispense with business and instead are all about R&R, well, it's fine... esp. if you're paying her!

She also says "everyone's welcome" but indeed, only if she hand-picks them. And of course if they pay her enough. And have vaginas. No one with a penis is allowed.

She needs to hire a PR-man. Err, -woman... to field the press inquiries. She's pretty bad about vaunting her own endeavor. But you do have to hand it to her: PT Barnum said there's a sucker born every minute. Barnum was I think a bit too conservative with his estimate.

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