The Power of Community

An invitation-only CEO Summit bringing together female founders building transformational technology companies. Join us for a day of inspiring speakers, tactical advice, and networking.

JULY 18, 2019

FORBES ON FIFTH, 24 FIFTH AVENUE

Speakers

Diane von Furstenberg

Diane von Furstenberg is a fashion designer and founder of the eponymous global fashion brand. Philanthropist, author, she was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2015.

Lauren Underwood

Lauren Underwood is an American nurse and freshman congresswoman elected in 2018 to serve as the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district as a member of the Democratic Party.

Todd Waterbury

As Target's Chief Creative Officer, Todd establishes the creative vision and direction of Target’s marketing efforts, leading an internal team of art directors, designers, developers, writers and producers, as well as its external agency and design partners.

Paula Stone Williams

Dr. Paula Stone Williams is an internationally known speaker on gender equity, LGBTQ advocacy and human understanding. Paula's recent TED talk with her son has over one million views, and her TEDxMileHightalk on gender equity has almost two million views.

Francoise Brougher

Francoise Brougher is the Chief Operating Officer of Pinterest, where she oversees global sales, marketing, customer experience, partnerships, strategy and corporate development, and communications. In April 2019, Pinterest raised $1.4 billion in the second-biggest U.S. initial public offering of the year.

Schedule

  • 7:00 AM

    The Class by Taryn Toomey

  • 9:30 AM

    Arrival and Registration

  • 10:30 AM

    Keynote Katrina Lake: From Seed to IPO

  • 11:15 AM

    Diane von Furstenberg: Life-Long Feminist

  • 12:00 PM

    Lunch and Roundtable Discussions

  • 1:30 PM

    Paula Stone Williams: Lost Is A Place Too -- Finding Community Through Transition

  • 2:15 PM

    Todd Waterbury: A Circle Big Enough For Us All

  • 3:00 PM

    Break for Refreshments

  • 4:15 PM

    Francoise Brougher: The Unity of Community

  • 5:00 PM

    Lauren Underwood: Galvanizing Young America

  • 5:30 PM

    Cocktail Reception

Lunch Leaders

Shan-Lyn Ma

Topic:

Fundraising

Jenny Fleiss

Topic:

Hiring

Kate Ryder

Topic:

Growing a Sales Team

Nadia Boujarwah

Topic:

Managing Your Board

Mariah Chase

Topic:

Acquisition

Krystle Mobayeni

Topic:

Fundraising

Shivani Siroya

Topic:

Managing Your Board

Liz Wessel

Topic:
Growing a Sales Team

Gwen Whiting

Topic:

Acquisition

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Location

FUTURE 2019 will take place at Forbes on Fifth, Forbes Media’s entertainment space located at 24 Fifth Avenue in New York.

Contact

Emily St. Denis

FFF Head of Platform

emily@femalefoundersfund.com

FEMALE FOUNDERS FUND

Our Vision & Purpose

Female Founders Fund is the preeminent early-stage venture fund investing in technology companies founded by women. Launched in 2014, the fund has built the most well-recognized venture franchise investing in female-run internet and software startups like Billie, Eloquii, Maven Clinic, Primary, Rent The Runway, Tala, Thrive Global, WayUp, WinkyLux, Zola, and more.