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The Network Effect: Sparking Meaningful Connections for Female Founders

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Rhonesha Byng

Founder & CEO, Her Agenda

Noor Tagouri

Founder & Producer, At Your Service

Juju Chang

Co-Anchor, ABC News, Nightline

Lara Hodgson

Co-Founder, President & CEO, Now

Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Author, Speaker & Podcast Host

Kara Swisher

Podcast Host & Journalist

Melinda Hightower

Managing Director, Head of Multicultural Strategic Client Segments at UBS

Devi Brown

Chief Impact Officer at Chopra Global

Naj Austin

Founder of Ethel's Club

Ellen Pao

CEO of Project Include

Jennifer Gabrielli

Deputy Head UHNW Americas, UBS

Jennifer Povlitz

West Division Director, UBS Wealth Management USA

Helen Adeosun

CEO, President & Founder of CareAcademy

Heidi Patel

Managing Partner of Rethink Impact

Jamie Sears

Head of Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility, Americas at UBS

Ann Shoket

Author & Founder of New Power Media and

Olivia Owens

Creator & General Manager of IFundWomen of Color at IFundWomen

Angelica Ross

President of Miss Ross, Inc. & Founding CEO of TransTech Social Enterprises

Zuleyka Strasner

Founder & CEO of Zero Grocery

Ita Ekpoudom

Partner at GingerBread Capital

Linnea Roberts

Founder & CEO of GingerBread Capital

J. Kelly Hoey

Author of Build Your Dream Network

Susan McPherson

Founder & CEO of McPherson Strategies

Kori Hale

CEO & Co-Founder of CultureBanx

Julia Collins

Founder & CEO of Planet FWD

Alicia Menendez

Anchor at MSNBC

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At the intersection of content and community, New Power Media curates powerful conversations, panels and conferences to connect brands and corporations to thought-leaders, media and influencers who are lighting the way for a new dynamic of power. is a community of innovators, pioneers, disruptors and connectors across media, technology, entrepreneurship and business. Members are devoted to helping each other achieve and succeed and are united by the drive to make big things happen.


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Christine Schindler

Co-Founder and CEO of PathSpot

Muhga Eltigani

Founder of NaturAll Club

Morgan Spenla

Founder of The Crafter’s Box

Max Tuchman

Co-Founder and CEO of Caribu