Trailblazer and Head of the W20 supporting women’s entrepreneurship, gender equality, and diversity
Anne Ravanona is Founder & CEO of Global Invest Her, the go-to platform for early-stage women entrepreneurs to get investors ready and access funding. Her mission is to help 1 Million Women Entrepreneurs get Funded by 2030. Anne is Head of the EU Delegation to the W20 (official engagement group on policy recommendations to the G20), an international thought leader and speaker on women’s entrepreneurship and financial inclusion including at TEDx, and advises Fortune 500 companies on Diversity & Inclusion. She is Past-President of the Jury for the Prix Simone Veil de la République Française by invitation of President Macron of France. Top 100: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space and Top 100 Influencers in Gender Equality and Diversity.
Anne strives to raise awareness amongst both investors and women entrepreneurs regarding the barriers holding them back, helping them overcome them in order to gain faster funding. Anne who resides in Paris, France speaks all over the world and presents fluently in English, French, and Spanish.
"Anne is inspirational, energetic and believes in change. She speaks from her heart and is an exceptional storyteller. She made a fantastic addition to our Women’s program inspiring us all to believe in what’s possible."
“Difficult to describe Anne without looking like a fan! Sharp and reliable, creative and rigorous, warm and professional. As we have worked together on a sophisticated project in a complex environment, she particularly impressed me by standing up, through difficulties, as a partner, a true one.”
“Anne has an entrepreneurial spirit that shines through everything she does. We worked side-by-side in our professional association, where her pragmatism and hard work shone through. But it has been in the years since that I have really come to admire her ability to start and nurture initiatives, sometimes under very trying circumstances. She is driven by passion for the projects she undertakes.”