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Meet The Dream Team

Ariana Pineda

Founder & Organizer

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Julia Freitag

Organizer

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Molly Cantillon

Organizer

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Melanie Herbert

Organizer

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Cece Abouf

Organizer

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About

EntrepreneuHER2020, the world's largest all-female makeathon, was founded by Font Femme Magazine, and organized in partnership with Girl Tech Boss and Bit By Bit NYC.

 

The EntrepreneuHER2020 team is here to nurture an entrepreneurial spirit in high school girls by providing a foundation for idea exploration and implementation through workshops in design, coding, marketing, and many other industry applicable skills. We believe that the best way to become an incredible entrepreneur is to think like one. That’s why we designed our makeathon to teach students across the globe the design thinking methodologies needed to successfully start any initiative, whether that be a product, business, nonprofit organization, and more!

Over the course of the event, students developed their own initiatives, using their interests in STEM to solve problems in their communities as a result of the pandemic.  Throughout the event, we celebrated not just the top-performing pitches, but also victories throughout the two days. Why? Because we believe that success is not simply defined by the finished product, but by the milestones we reach along the way. For newcomers to entrepreneurship, this means empowering them to own their place alongside the experienced. 

EntrepreneuHER2020 provides access to mentorship and an online platform for girls to meet female founders, discuss solutions,  dream big with one another, and to ultimately take the leap and start their own initiatives.

 
 
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Schedule

Day 1  (August 15)

Day 2  (August 16)

12:00pm PST

12:30pm PST

1:00pm PST

1:30pm PST

2:30pm PST

3:00pm PST

3:30pm PST

5:00pm PST

Networking with Executives

Keynote: Georgia Messinger

Keynote: Natasha Case 

Female Founders Panel

Work Time & Break

How to Deliver an Effective Pitch: Olivia Wenzel

Work Time

Judging Period

7:00pm PST

Results, Awards, and Goodbyes

12:00pm PST

Welcome & Networking

12:30pm PST

Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Unnati Gupta 

1:00pm PST

Ideation Workshop: Briana Augenreich

1:30pm PST

Prototyping: Starting a Nonprofit 101: Caeley Looney

2:00pm PST

Prototyping: How to Build a Personal Brand: Grace Yeung

2:30pm PST

Work Time & Brainstorming

3:30pm PST

Prototyping: Web Development: Noelle Silver

4:00pm PST

Break

4:30pm PST

5:00pm PST

5:30pm PST

Keynote: Kristy Wallace

Keynote: Iris Fu

Closing, End of Day 1!

 

Featuring

Natasha Case

Founder, Coolhaus

Georgia Messinger

Founder, Trill

Hannah Wiser

Actress | Cofounder, Womaze

Iris Fu

Author, Youtuber | Stanford Freshman

Avni Barman

Founder, Generation She | USC

Unnati Gupta

Founder, TedX Youth Berwyn

Karina Popovich

Founder, WearAlpha & Makers for Covid 19 | Cornell Sophomore

Kristy Wallace

CEO, Ellevate Network

Noelle Silver

Founder, AI Leadership Institute & Women in AI

Olivia Wenzel

Founder, Altrutec LLC | Harvard Freshman

Chinmayi Balusu

Founder & CEO, Simply Neuroscience | Columbia Sophomore

Caeley Looney

Founder, Reinvented Magazine

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Judging Panel

As previously described, the Make-a-thon features a design project with the awesome opportunity to bring your ideas to fruition along with the chance to win some super cool prizes from Apple, HyperX gaming, Glossier, Gen She, and more. 

Our Judges will be using a specific EntrepreneurHER rubric to fairly choose our competition winners along with providing teams with constructive feedback to build off of their ideas. 

We are eager to see what you design and to announce our 2020 EntrepreneurHER Winners!

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