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Julie Hanna To Speak at A Visiting Women Executive Exchange Program at Yale University


Julia Hanna

Julia Hanna

We are excited to announce Julia Hanna as a speaker at CareerNation’s Visiting Women Exchange Program at Yale University. In 2015, the serial entrepreneur Julie Hanna was appointed by US President Obama as Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.


The Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) initiative is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between celebrated American entrepreneurs, the White House, the Department of Commerce and the Department of State, U.S. PAGE was created to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs both at home and abroad.


We are honored to introduce the world-renown and truly inspiring, Julie Hanna, at Digital Winners, where she will share her insight and views on Corporate Innovation. Don’t miss a high-profiled session which also will include talks from Yale School of Management renowned professors and career coach.


Julie Hanna is an entrepreneur, investor and advisor to companies and public institutions globally. She has been founder, CEO and founding executive of five successful Silicon Valley companies from startup to scale-up. In recognition of her groundbreaking work and leadership as an entrepreneur and innovator, President Obama appointed Hanna as Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship in 2015.


Julie is Executive Chair of the Board at Kiva, the world’s first and largest crowdlending marketplace for global entrepreneurs. She is an active advisor and investor in high-growth technology companies, including Lyft, Lending Club (NASDAQ: LC), Bonobos, Mightytext and Idealab, creator of over 125 companies with 40 IPO’s and acquisitions.


Julie is also an internationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship and innovation and serves as a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Humanitarian Response.

VWEEP is is a unique leadership program designed especially for women of the African Diaspora and for women professionals based in Africa or whose work deals with Africa. The program will address the most challenging professional step for women – the leap to top management. Over one week (Sept. 12-16, 2016), senior women managers from Africa and North America are prepared for transformational C-suite, board room, cabinet and university leadership through intensive instruction in critical skills needed to think strategically, make better decisions, grow organizations and lead diverse teams in a 21st Century environment.

If you are a woman manager interested in obtaining valuable leadership skills training from Ivy League professors while cultivating a strong international network with rising stars and C-suite women executives from around the world, then the VWEEP program is for you!