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Encouraging Women Entrepreneurs & More Women Into Technology

Speaker's Fee:

C £5 - £10,000

  • Raising awareness at the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs.
  • Women in Leadership, Diversity incl. Gender Diversity and Entrepreneurship.
  • Author of the Huffington Post’s ‘Trailblazing Women’ series.

Founder and CEO of Global Invest, Anne Ravanona demystifies the funding process and aims at readying women entrepreneurs for investors. Anne brings 22-years’ worth of experience to the table and has spoken at a number of international conferences, helping raise awareness and changing bias on a number of issues pertaining to women in this sector of the marketplace.

Herself an entrepreneur, Anne is active in the startup world. Some of her experiences include:

  • Judge at pitch competitions
  • Mentor at StartupWeekend
  • C-suite advisor to Astia
  • Advisor to several startups

Anne is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post via her ‘Trailblazing Women’ series.

Her work has seen her on the receiving end of a number of accolades:

  • InspiringFifty France 2016 (France)
  • Women in Fintech 2016 Powerlist – Innovate Finance (UK)
  • 26 Great People Spearheading Change in Tech Investment – SiliconRepublic – 2016
  • 42 Awesome Irish Tech Women making a Difference in 2015 – Irish Tech News (Ireland)
  • Finalist at ELLE/Impact 2 Women Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 – Elle magazine (France)
  • Top 100 Women in STEM Ireland 2014 – Silicon Republic- (Ireland)

The Dublin University (B.A. in International Marketing and Languages) and Harvard Business School (Global Strategic Management – Executive Education) graduate has also taken up volunteer positions over the years. Amongst these are included:

  • Founder and President, Women Entrepreneurs Network
  • We Own It Summit – Salon organiser, Mentor, Screener for Global Pitch Competition
  • Founder and President,  Nolan Miralles Association
  • Founder of Career Booster training programme at PWN Global, Paris

Anne Ravanona – Speaker

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 presents fluently in English, French and Spanish.

Speaking Topics

  • Women in Leadership
  • Funding for Women Entrepreneurs
  • Smashing the Funding Ceiling for Women Entrepreneurs
  • Unconscious Bias in Funding
  • Women in Tech
  • Diversity & Gender Diversity

Anne Ravanona

Motivational Speaker Anne Ravanona
  • Raising awareness at the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs.
  • Women in Leadership, Diversity incl. Gender Diversity and Entrepreneurship.
  • Author of the Huffington Post's ‘Trailblazing Women’ series.
  • ...

Anne Ravanona

Motivational Speaker Anne Ravanona
  • Raising awareness at the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs.
  • Women in Leadership, Diversity incl. Gender Diversity and Entrepreneurship.
  • Author of the Huffington Post’s ‘Trailblazing Women’ series.

Founder and CEO of Global Invest, Anne Ravanona demystifies the funding process and aims at readying women entrepreneurs for investors. Anne brings 22-years’ worth of experience to the table and has spoken at a number of international conferences, helping raise awareness and changing bias on a number of issues pertaining to women in this sector of the marketplace.

Herself an entrepreneur, Anne is active in the startup world. Some of her experiences include:

  • Judge at pitch competitions
  • Mentor at StartupWeekend
  • C-suite advisor to Astia
  • Advisor to several startups

Anne is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post via her ‘Trailblazing Women’ series.

Her work has seen her on the receiving end of a number of accolades:

  • InspiringFifty France 2016 (France)
  • Women in Fintech 2016 Powerlist – Innovate Finance (UK)
  • 26 Great People Spearheading Change in Tech Investment – SiliconRepublic – 2016
  • 42 Awesome Irish Tech Women making a Difference in 2015 – Irish Tech News (Ireland)
  • Finalist at ELLE/Impact 2 Women Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 – Elle magazine (France)
  • Top 100 Women in STEM Ireland 2014 – Silicon Republic- (Ireland)

The Dublin University (B.A. in International Marketing and Languages) and Harvard Business School (Global Strategic Management – Executive Education) graduate has also taken up volunteer positions over the years. Amongst these are included:

  • Founder and President, Women Entrepreneurs Network
  • We Own It Summit – Salon organiser, Mentor, Screener for Global Pitch Competition
  • Founder and President,  Nolan Miralles Association
  • Founder of Career Booster training programme at PWN Global, Paris

Anne Ravanona – Speaker

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 presents fluently in English, French and Spanish.

Speaking Topics

  • Women in Leadership
  • Funding for Women Entrepreneurs
  • Smashing the Funding Ceiling for Women Entrepreneurs
  • Unconscious Bias in Funding
  • Women in Tech
  • Diversity & Gender Diversity
Biography

Client Testimonials

"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.”

Client Testimonials

"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.”

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Client Testimonials

"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.”

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