After a successful female founders event back in December, we brought it back! On April 29th 2020, we reunited to learn from a panel of successful founders, sharing their experiences on building and running a business.
EMBOLDEN_HER are striving to bridge the gap between having women working in tech to becoming leaders in tech.
Watch the livestream here:
See the bios for the amazing female founders that will be speaking below:
Inspired by both blockchain’s potential to fundamentally change the way we do business and the pioneering women working in this nascent space, Bridget is determined to see more #womeninblockchain succeed. Bridget has worked in the financial services sector since 2000, originally as an IFA and then running her own companies after a mini retirement break following the birth of her son.
She became interested in Bitcoin and blockchain in 2017. She’s worked with two start ups in the sector – one retail facing, the other servicing institutional clients. Gaining an insight into the marketplace, challenges, pitfalls, regulation and breadth of projects and businesses in this rapidly evolving space.
Harvir is the founder of Doyenne, a careers platform set up to address gender inequality in the workplace. Following a successful pilot in 2019, Harvir is preparing for the launch of a new platform in 2020 which will support employers to build more inclusive workplaces and for women to achieve their full career potential.
Prior to founding Doyenne, Harvir worked at UBS in Corporate Social Responsibility focusing on social entrepreneurship and social mobility. She formerly worked in political consultancy, supporting politicians, government departments and philanthropists with policy and communications campaigns in areas as diverse as climate change, maternal health and open data.
Karolina Belwal is the founder of Afterthird, a community focused on supporting new and expecting parents. Karolina believes better support for new parents is key for gender equality at work. Karolina is a mom of two. She has an MBA from the University of Michigan and her professional background is in Business Strategy for large corporations. When her first was born she experienced undiagnosed postpartum depression that lasted over a year. This experience inspired her to share stories with other parents and build Afterthird.
An innovation specialist with 15 years of strategic experience across diverse industries with a special focus on mindset training, emerging tech, and impact initiatives and opportunities. She has worked with the Sony, American Express, World Government Summit, the Initiative for Global Prosperity, and most recently the UNDP SDG Impact initiative. Her proven talent translates in identifying & implementing unique opportunities to improve, transform, & grow with impact. Outputs include inventing disruptive products & services, curating learning experiences, defining systems solutions, as well as designing urban policies conducive to culture & development.
So bring yourselves a drink of your choice, your questions and join us on 29th April!