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Join the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute virtually to meet local female founders and investors.

Join the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute via ZOOM for a networking lunch from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM to meet local female founders and investors. Our guest speaker, Jessica Weiss, CEO and Co-Founder of Trix, will share her startup stories and we’ll discuss resources for female founders in creating innovative businesses at NYU.

More about this month's speaker: Jess is the CEO and Co-founder of Trix, a media company made by women, for women, featuring the work of journalists and artists all over the world who tap into local perspectives on timely issues that advance and protect the quality of women’s lives around the world.

Jess looks after Trix's strategic partnerships and overall business operations, and leverages her organizational psychology background to steep Trix’s editorial in research-backed tools for women’s media equality. She frequently speaks at women’s leadership conferences and podcasts on the psychological impact of gender bias, stereotype threat, and positive role models in the media.

Past speakers include:

Joy Marcus, Venture Partner at Jerusalem Venture Partners

Liz Hartley, VC & Startup Advisor

Amira Rasool, Founder + CEO of The Folklore

Jasmine Jones, CEO + Co-Founder of Cherry Blossom Intimates

Cora Miller, Co-Founder and CEO of Young King Hair Care

Laura Rocha, CEO & Co-Founder of Dathic

Sophie Stenbeck, Co-Founder and General Partner of Max Ventures (CAS '04)

Jade Kearney & Marguerite Pierce, Co-Founders of She Matters (Steinhardt ‘20)

Olivia Landau, Co-Founder and CEO of The Clear Cut (Steinhardt '13)

Jess Riegel, Co-Founder and CEO of Motivote (Wagner '18)

Yana Yasevich, Co-Founder of Remi (Gallatin ‘17)

Katie Shea, Partner at Kairos (Stern, '09)

Amina Yamusah, co-founder and CTO of Bloc

Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures

Claudia Espinosa, Founder of L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program (Wagner '13)

Caren Maio, CEO and Co-Founder of Nestio (Gallatin '07)

Lisbeth Kaufman, CEO & CoFounder of KitSplit (Stern '15)

Amy Auton-Smith, Founder and CEO of FairFrame.io (Wagner '18)

Grace Lee, CEO of Health Enovation, Inc

Please note that current students & faculty will be required to show NYU ID. Alumni and the general public may purchase tickets when available.

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 carol.ourivio@nyu.edu for assistance.

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When & Where
Fri, May 28, 2021
2:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
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