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WAFFA Annual Dinner to Celebrate Women Founders & Funders.

Save the date, Dec 3rd! Join WAFFA for an evening to mingle with WAFFA's past event speakers, mentors, key contributors, and fellow women funders and founders, to enjoy dinner, cocktail, and to celebrate an amazing year of raising women entrepreneurship!

   
WAFFA ANNUAL DINNER TO CELEBRATE WOMEN FOUNDERS & FUNDERS 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
 
Join WAFFA for an evening to mingle with key movers and shakers of the women founders and funders community, from VC partners, Angels, to founders; enjoy dinner, wine, and celebrate an amazing year of raising women entrepreneurship!

AGENDA
5:30 - 6:15pm Registration and pre-dinner networking

6:15 - 6:45pm Fire-side chat with Emily Kramer, Head of Marketing, Carta: Insights from Women Funders and Founders Stats

6:45 - 7:45pm Fire-side chat with Tina Sharkey, Co-founder, Brandless: A Women Founder's story

7:45 - 8:30pm Social net-working
Dinner - buffet seafood with vegan options will be available throughout, with Sushi exhibition by Chef Yuki!
 
Fire-side chat speaker profiles:


Tina Sharkey, Co-founder of Brandless will be giving a fireside chat at the dinner.

Tina is the co-founder of Brandless and a Penn alumna . She is recognized as one of the top 100 People Transforming Business by Business Insider, named by Fast Company as one of the Top Women in Technology, and chosen as one of Entrepreneur’s Most Daring Entrepreneurs. Tina currently sits on the Board of Directors of Brandless, ipsy and Brit + Co. She served on the Board of Directors of HomeAway, (NASDAQ: AWAY) until its successful sale to Expedia. She emphatically believes in building brands with soul, purpose as an imperative, and that taking the high road will always deliver a better view.

Emily Kramer, Head of Marketing, Carta.

Emily is the Head of Marketing at Carta and the author of the Table Stakes Study, which explores the data behind the gender equity gap. She's focused on ensuring women and underrepresented minorities understand equity and receive fair compensation. Emily has deep experience scaling SaaS businesses and developing marketing teams and brands from the ground up. She's built and led marketing teams at Carta, Asana, Astro (acquired by Slack), and Ticketfly (acquired by Eventbrite). She is an alumna of Harvard Business School.

Who else are coming:
Gail Ball from AVG Women's Fund; Sarah Kunst from Cleo Capital; Kim Kolt from For Good Ventures; Jim Marshall from SVB Capital, Robyn (founder) from Smitten Ice Cream; Bjorn (founder) from Oatly, just to name a few.

Register Online
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Wharton San Francisco Campus Dinning Area (2 Harrison St; 6th floor)
Cost: $100 

Please note ticket is not refundable 48 hours prior to the event

                     
Whether a woman or man, if you’re passionate about promoting women founders and investors, join Wharton Alumnae Founders & Funders Association. The mission of this new global affinity club is to increase the number of Penn Wharton women founders and investors in the startup ecosystem. We believe that if you’re a Penn Wharton woman, with a business idea, you deserve to get funding.

Any questions, contact Alice Zhang




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