WAMVentures thanks the committed speakers, entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and supporters who attended WAMVentures Forum: "Women Game-Changers Lead!" on Thursday, March 5 in NYC.
Oh what a special night for all of us. Even on a snowy evening in March, the committed speakers and attendees (FYI, we had a full house!) made their way to attend WAMVentures Forum. The circumstances of the evening and the theme seemed to go hand and hand. You're all winners!
Thanks again to our speakers:
Jeanne M. Sullivan, Chief Inspiration Officer – Advisor, Speaker, Connector (Co-Founder, StarVest Partners, leading New York-based venture capital firm managing $400MM in assets; Board Member of New York Angel Association, Board Member Women's Leadership Council at Harvard Kennedy School, Athena Entrepreneur Fellow at Barnard College, Astia Global Board of Trustees, Executive Team at eProvStudio)
Tereza Nemessanyi, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Microsoft (East Region); leading Microsoft's work with Startups in New York; passionate about women in high-growth entrepreneurship. As Founder /CEO of website startupHonestly Now, she was named one of the Forbes "Ten Female Entrepreneurs to Watch". She earned a dual MA/MBA at The Wharton School and Lauder Institute & was the first employee of CETV (IPO in 1995).
Lori Hoberman, Founder, Hoberman Law Group PLLC (Co-Founder of IMG Labs, a new innovation incubator; Chair of MIT Enterprise Forum in NYC and a Mentor with 37 Angels. Name by AlleyWatch as one of the "20 Awesome People to in the New York Tech Scene You Need to Know."
Sarah Miyazawa LaFleur, Founder & CEO, M.M. LaFleur (Raised $2MM in venture capital. M.M. LaFleur is a new fashion label for professional women. As MM grows, the ethos remains the same: to make the purposeful women look and feel beautiful, without having to work hard at it. Sarah serves on the Junior Board at International Rescue Committee and is a Harvard College graduate.
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WAMVentures sends special thanks to the ThoughtWorks team and our preferred venue partner.
As you network among peers and win business, remember to thank those who have helped you along your journey.
That said, I'm sending special thanks to our venue sponsor ThoughtWorks. The ThoughtWorks culture of supporting social causes such as advancing women & diverse entrepreneurs is the primary reason WAMVentures prefers to host its events at ThoughtWorks. Keep in mind that as a global technology consulting company operating in 31 cities across 13 countries, ThoughtWorks employs nearly 3,000 professionals and growing fast. As a result, ThoughtWorks is constantly on the hunt to find passionate technologists, service design thinkers, complexity tamers, change agents, innovators and open-minded collaborators to take on the next big challenge for their clients.
Contact Jacob Paul, the ThoughtWorks NY recruiter: firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about their current opportunities. Let your peers know that ThoughtWorks wants to meet future "ThoughtWorkers".
Best and see you soon at the next WAMVentures Forum!
Veronica Guzman, Founder, WAMVentures
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