Back to all events 2022 Female Founders Forum [Virtual] Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
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Are you a female founder, investor, or aspiring entrepreneur? Join us on Friday, March 25th via Zoom for this year's Female Founders Forum.

Join us on Friday, March 25th via Zoom for this year's Female Founders Forum, powered by NYU. The Female Founders Forum will bring together female founders, investors and members of the New York University Community, for a half day of inspiration, conversation and networking, in order to expand opportunity and community building for current and future female founders. This event is open to all female founders, investors and supporters (both NYU and non NYU affiliated). 


1:00-1:05 - Welcome and Co-host Introductions w/

  • Emily Baum (emcee), Venture Investor, NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
  • Jen Curtis (co-host), Senior Operations Manager, NYU Entrepreneurial Institute

1:05-1:15pm - Opening Remarks w/

1:15-2:00pm - Women in VC Panel: Building the Road to Equity

2:00- 2:30pm - Networking Break

2:30-3:15pm - Women Who Venture Panel: Challenges & Breakthroughs

3:15-3:50pm - Keynote Speaker: Rachel Ten Brink, General Partner and Founder at Red Bike Capital. Moderated by Kat Mañalac, Head of Outreach, Y Combinator.

  • About Rachel: Named to Entrepreneur Magazines’ 100 Powerful Women of 2020, Rachel ten Brink is a data driven Founder, Board Member, Investor and a Top Latinx in Tech leader. She was co-founder and CMO of Scentbird, a Y-Combinator backed fragrance subscription service that raised $29M in venture funding who went on to open her own investment fund in Red Bike Capital. She is one of just 90 Latinas to have ever raised over $1M in Venture Capital funding.

3:50- 4:00pm - Closing Remarks by Jelena Kovacevic, Dean at NYU Tandon School of Engineering.


For NYU students and staff, please also join us also the evening before (Thursday, March 24th from 4-6pm ET) for an In-Person Networking event at the Leslie eLab (16 Washington Pl, Manhattan). Connect with NYU founders and entrepreneurially curious peers on campus, and meet some of NYU's Female Founders Fellows and Circle members, who will be showcasing their ventures at tables throughout the space. Refreshments will be provided.

RSVP here for the networking event on March 24th.

At this time, NYU is still restricting in-person on campus gatherings to those with a green NYU COVID Daily Screener Pass or active Vax Pass. We will be checking all attendees passes as they arrive. We hope to open future events to the broader public, pending NYU guidance.


If the price of a ticket to the Forum presents a financial hardship, please email to request a free ticket.

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email for assistance.

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When & Where
Fri, March 25, 2022
1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
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