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Join us for an evening good conversation with a panel of female entrepreneurs spanning across different industries. These creative and inspirational women will share their stories on how they got to where they are today and share their insights into being a woman in business. Afterwards we will open up the floor for questions, followed by mingling with panelists and attendees.
6:15-6:30pm: Arrival and check-in
8-8:30pm: Additional Q&A, networking
Food and drinks will be provided thanks to our partners: Caviar and Scout & Cellar.
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Founder and CEO,
Amy believes that design can help improve the human condition. It was with that mission and vision that she founded Mad*Pow in 2000 with Will Powley, and together they’ve created an award-winning agency that takes a purpose driven approach, partnering with clients to deliver social impact and financial return.
Amy plays an essential role in Mad*Pow’s visualization of a changed healthcare system in the United States. Her work with organizations like Dartmouth Hitchcock, Brigham and Women’s Hospital , and CVS has helped them improve the customer experience, leverage design to drive change, and facilitate human-centric innovation. As the chief instigator behind Mad*Pow’s Healthcare Experience Design Conference, HxD, and the managing director of the Center for Health Experience Design Amy has successfully connected and networked disparate parts of a challenging and siloed system.
As a speaker, Ms. Cueva shares her vision worldwide at influential events such as Design Management Institute, Innovation Learning Network, Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit, UXPA, IA Summit, Partners Center for Connected Health Symposium, Stanford MedicineX, Mobile World Congress, Health 2.0, and HIMSS.
With her partners Will Powley and Bradley Honeyman, Amy’s grown Mad*Pow’s presence, client base, and revenue, leading to Mad*Pow’s 2009 recognition as one of Inc. 500’s fastest growing privately held companies. Mass High Tech, which named her one of its 2009 Women to Watch, has recognized Amy’s passion, energy, and commitment, and she’s been acknowledged as one of Boston’s “40 Under 40” by the Boston Business Journal for 2014 and also made MedTech Boston’s “40 under 40” list in that same year. In 2018 she was noted as one of Pharma Voice’s 100 most inspiring people. She supports the vision and mission of An Orphan’s Dream, a nonprofit organization offering an oasis for AIDS-orphaned children in Gachoka, Kenya. Amy also serves as an advisory board member for Behavioral Health Innovators, a group dedicated to improving mental health and addiction recovery experiences.
Amy is also a visiting lecturer in the Mass Art Masters of Design and Innovation Program teaching an Integration Lab which puts the principles of human-centered design and design thinking into practice through project work.
Founder and CEO,
Beth Santos is a dynamic leader and inspired entrepreneur with a passion for international development, multiculturalism and community building. She is the founder and CEO of Wanderful, a global sisterhood of travelers.
Beth created Wanderful while cruising her blue motorcycle through the streets of São Tomé and Príncipe, a small country in Africa’s Gulf of Guinea. In encouraging women to travel, to get involved in the world around them and to live globally, Beth has created an international community of over 40,000 empowered women who strive to conquer the world on foot, while supporting and learning from one another at the same time.
Beth is the creator of the Women in Travel Summit, the leading event for creative entrepreneurs, travel influencers, and industry members. In 2014, she was named one of the top 100 travel bloggers in the US and invited to the White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship. In 2015, Beth was named a Chicago Scholars 35 Under 35 Young Leader Making an Impact and a Zell Fellow, a prestigious fellowship for entrepreneurs pursuing their MBA.
Beth is the co-founder of #AtTheTable, an initiative focused on bringing together female founders from different industries to build community, strength and resources.
Beth has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from Wellesley College. She currently lives in Boston.
Founding Team and COO,
Barbara is a tech entrepreneur who has focused on helping start-ups become more effective and relevant with their positioning, business development and marketing efforts. Prior to joining Southie, Barb founded 7 other companies including TechSandBox. Barbara has focused her career in industrial applications of automation including vision, process control, robotics and automation and is pleased to be part of the Southie Autonomy team. She has a BS in Math/Comp Sci (NU) and and MSA in Management of Innovation (BU). Barb also teaches entrepreneurship and marketing at local universities.
Product Strategy Manager,
Meena Kaushik is a Product Strategy Manager with Medidata Solutions, a New York based technology company providing solutions for the Life Sciences industry. She has over 15years of experience in Life sciences and technology, and is in the process of starting her own venture, hopefully very soon. She lives in Hopkinton and is a busy mother of 3 boys.
Catherine White Angel Investor and Business Mentor; Managing Director, Golden Seeds
Catherine is an angel investor with Golden Seeds, an angel group focused on women leaders. She mentors at Founder Institute and judges business plans at the Goldman Sachs/Babson 10,000 Small Businesses, MIT Innovation Challenge, MassChallenge, etc. She founded and was president of FinArc, LLC (www.finarc.com), a money management firm specializing in socially responsible investments. Previously she was on the start-up team for International Heritage where she was a portfolio manager and limited partner of a growth and income mutual fund. White is a director of FinArc Investments, Inc. and the Cutler Center for Investments and Finance at Babson College. She was a director of BostonFed Bancorp (BFD: American Exchange), Babson College Graduate School of Business, and other institutions.
She has an MBA from the F. W. Olin Graduate School of Management at Babson College and BA from Dickinson College.
TiE-Boston is a chapter of TiE-Global, the largest global not-for-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship, to connect entrepreneurs with each other and other stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem, including serial entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, service providers, and early customers. Since 1997, TiE-Boston has been supporting entrepreneurs by offering education, mentorship, networking, and funding opportunities.
Caviar is an easy way to order meals from the best local restaurants across the U.S. Customers can order ahead on the web, or instantly from Caviar’s free mobile app for iOS and Android. Caviar provides customers with quick, reliable delivery and pickup service no matter where they are. A part of Square’s suite of services for businesses, Caviar enables restaurants across the country to reach more customers, grow their sales, and expand their reach.
The Founder Institute is the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies.
In our four-month, part-time program, you can "learn by doing" and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback. Plus, you are not required to quit your day job to participate.
Scout and Cellar works with small, family-owned vineyards from around the world that are producing clean-crafted wines. Our wines are independently lab test and to be considered clean-crafted they must meet the following guidelines:
Organic, bio-dynamic, sustainably grown
No added sugars (fermented to dry for minimal residual sugar)
Low sulfites (less than 50 ppm)
No chemicals added
Many people consuming wine may not realize that glass could be loaded with things such as food coloring, added sugar or chemicals. We are on a mission to change the wine world for the better. Educating about the difference between mass – produced and clean crafted wines.
Without the added bad stuff clean crafted wines prevent the dreaded "wine headache"
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