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Tuesday, July 24 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Time for a Change: Women Investing in Women ADD ME

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Men are estimated to constitute 99% of investment decision making partners at VC firms, welcome to the VC boys club. Solution? Get more women investing in early stage companies and VC funds who will invest in more women entrepreneurs. It is estimated that by 2030 women will control as much as two-thirds of the nation's wealth.; therefore, it is critical to our innovation economy that we have more women early stage investors. Let’s change the VC dynamics, move markets, and get gender smart!

Se estima que los hombres constituyen el 99% de quienes toman decisiones de inversión en las empresas de capital de riesgo, bienvenidos al club de hombres de VC. ¿Solución? Haga que más mujeres inviertan en compañías en etapa inicial y los fondos VC que inviertan en más mujeres empresarias. Se estima que para el año 2030 las mujeres controlarán dos tercios de la riqueza del país; por lo tanto, es fundamental para nuestra economía de innovación que tengamos más inversionistas mujeres desde las primeras etapas. ¡Cambiemos la dinámica de VC, cambiemos los mercados y seamos inteligentes en cuestiones de género!

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Judith Nowlin

Chief Growth Officer, Babyscripts (former Co-founder/CEO, iBirth), Babyscripts
Judith created iBirth™, a mobile care companion for pregnancy, birth and postpartum, to improve health outcomes for women and children all around the world. The iBirth™ app was born out of her prior decade of service in maternity care as a childbirth educator, birth doula and... Read More →

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Trish Groom

Investor and Member, Next Wave Impact
I am an accomplished, resourceful, and persuasive business development leader and entrepreneur with 13+ years of diverse experience in emerging and mid-size environments. I have a proven track record of launching companies, leading them through rapid growth, driving business development... Read More →
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Lori Jones

President & CEO, Avocet Communications
With close to thirty yearsof experience in the marketing field, Lori Jones, president and CEO of AvocetCommunications, brings top retail, consumer product, andbusiness-to-business brands knowledge and expertise in all aspects ofintegrated marketing. This includes strategic planning... Read More →
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Hanh Nguyen

Partner, Yossarian Capital Partners
Former financial regulatory compliance consultant, Hanh has advised some of the world's top asset managers comply with securities law in various stages of their business life cycle. After seeing the successes and failures of various private equity investment strategies, Hanh founded... Read More →
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Donna Shields, MS, RDN

Co-Founder, Holistic Cannabis Academy
Highly experienced in holistic health communications, project management, spokesperson work and business development. Primary experience is in the medical cannabis arena and in health marketing for Fortune 100 food companies. Cookbook author, product development for food brands, and... Read More →

Tuesday July 24, 2018 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
La Vita Bella Cafe @ The Experience (1st Floor)