Etsy is celebrating International Women's Day by supporting the female entrepreneurs who use its platform every day. 87% of the sellers on Etsy are women.

Kruti Patel Goyal is the General Manager of Seller Services at the company. She joins Cheddar to explain how and why Etsy is committed to promoting women and female entrepreneurs. The e-commerce site is committed to helping women build their ideal businesses on the platform. In fact, 1/3 of the female sellers on Etsy treat their business as their full-time job.

Internally, Etsy is also committed to promoting female leadership. 5 out of the 8 directors are women, making it one of the few public tech companies with gender parity on the board.