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AWARDS


WORTH MAGAZINE — 2015 POWER 100

2015

The most powerful people in global finance.
worthmagazine


WOMEN 2.0 – 10x AWARD

2015

Honoring the people and companies who are reshaping the future of tech.
women2.com


MENLO VENTURES INVESTOR OF THE YEAR – TOP MENLO PERFORMANCE

1996, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2008 and 2011

Menlo Ventures’ Investor of the Year is awarded to the top performing Menlo Partner for the year.
www.menlovc.com


THE HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ASSOCIATION/NORTHERN CALIFORNIA W50

JANUARY 2014

Harvard Business School honored the achievements of 100 Women Alumnae in Northern California as part of its “50 Years of Women at HBS”. This select group of 100 distinguished honorees was nominated and chosen from over 1,200 women alumni based in Northern California who have been leaders in business as well as non-profit, and the community.
www.hbs.com


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ASSOCIATIONS


Broadway Angels

FOUNDER, CHAIR, 2010 TO PRESENT

Broadway Angels is an angel investment group made up of world-class investors and business executives who all happen to be women. Each has decades of experience investing in and managing the best technology companies in the world; each has been or is currently a General Partner in a venture capital firm or a Senior Executive in a top technology company. Broadway Angels invests in the very best people and ideas in start-up and growing companies.
www.broadway-angels.com


THE C200

MEMBER, MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE, 2013 TO PRESENT

The Committee of 200 (C200) is the world’s premier women’s business leadership organization. It connects women from the highest levels of successful public and private companies. The C200 advances and celebrates the leadership of women in business by allowing members to share their talents, skills and intellectual capital with one another and future business leaders. Membership is by invitation.
www.c200.org


JEFFERSON INNOVATION SUMMIT

DELEGATE, OCTOBER 2011

The Jefferson Innovation Summit for the Commonwealth of Virginia, hosted by the Batten Institute in partnership with the Office of the Governor of Virginia, convened a diverse and influential group of sixty policymakers, entrepreneurs, executives, and thought leaders to discuss how to create and sustain a society of entrepreneurs and innovators in Virginia. The Forum incorporates action-oriented events, tailored research, and focused dialogue to move these discussions forward.


SPRING BOARD ENTERPRISES

MEDIA/TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL, 2010 TO PRESENT
Springboard’s Media/Technology Council is a well connected, highly respected group of experts across the world of digital media, data and analytics, communications, B2B and other technology verticals who invest their “human capital” in Springboard and its pipeline of high-growth, women-led companies.
www.sb.co


HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR

CO-CHAIR, 1998

Hosted Yahoo! including Co-Founders Jerry Yang and and David Filo

1999

Hosted Pixar including Steve Jobs, CEO, and John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer


HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
GLOBAL ALUMNI CONFERENCE

PROGRAM CO-CHAIR, 1996

Created programming and recruited speakers for this world-wide conference on information technology and its far-reaching impact on management education and business. Topics included “Competition in the Information Age,” “The Internet Revolution,” and “The Technology Opportunities in Telecommunications.”

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TALKS


CONFERENCE OF WORLD AFFAIRS

APRIL 2016
A forum on international affairs that encompasses the arts, media, science, diplomacy, technology, environment, spirituality, politics, business, medicine, human rights, and so on.
Panel, “How to Raise Money for Your Brilliant Idea”
Panel, “Girls Geek Unite!”
Panel, “Corporations Have Mentors, Startups Have Heroes”
Panel, “What Would the Founding Fathers Do?”

SHE’S FIT TO LEAD

MAY 2016
A community for the next leaders of our generation
Speech, "Connect To Confidence"”

FORBES WOMEN'S SUMMIT

MAY 2016
Panel, “Founders and Funders”

MERRILL LYNCH PE/VC CFO CONFERENCE

SEPTEMBER 2015
Panel, “Diversity – A Competitive Advantage”

ENTREPRENEURSHIP, VENTURE CAPITAL AND ANGEL INVESTING

JUNE 2015
Video, “Top 10 List for Mexican Entrepreneurs”



HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL ALUMNI ANGELS GLOBAL CONFERENCE

KEYNOTE SPEAKER, MAY 2014
The HBS Alumni Angels is a global networking and educational forum for Harvard alumni who are interested in researching and investing in early stage companies. The HBS Alumni Angels organization spans 15 chapters worldwide.



UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINA WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP AND PHILANTHROPY SYMPOSIUM

APRIL 2013
Closing Remarks, “Leadership and Philanthropy”

INNOVATION IN NORWAY

MAY 2013
“Trends in Technology and Venture Capital”

IN-Q-TEL CEO SUMMIT

MARCH 2012
“Trends in Venture Capital” Special Guests: David Petraeus, the then-Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and over 300 CIA Agents.

NORWEGIAN PARLIAMENT

SEPTEMBER 2012
“Trend in Technology and Venture Capital”

JEFFERSON INNOVATION SUMMIT

OCTOBER 2011
“Employment in the US”

BLOGHER ENTREPRENEURS ‘13

MARCH 2013
Panel Speaker – Venture Capital

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