Why you're better than Silicon Valley, but why you have a hard time beating them - Elmira Bayrasli
Elmira is the co-founder of Foreign Policy, Interrupted, an incubator/media enterprise aimed to increase the number of women commenting on foreign affairs on op-ed pages and television. She is also the founder of the World Policy Institute's Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Project.
Elmira will soon be releasing a book called, "Steve Jobs Lives in Pakistan: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs in the Developing World," the story about how entrepreneurship has gone global. Occasionally, Elmira writes about global innovations and entrepreneurship in a weekly column entitled, Entreventures, on Forbes.com.