PowerUp. Strategic and Financial Planning Program to Empower Female Founders

Become a PowerUp ambassador and join our movement to change the startup world together so that every female founder can make her dream come true. Fill up the form using the button below and we will contact you with next steps.

Become a PowerUp Ambassador

PowerUp Ambassador Responsibilities and time commitment:

  • Lend credibility to the program by letting us use their name in promotions, on our website, in social media and in marketing materials. We require a headshot and a one-line bio description.
  • Desired but not required: make introductions to other program ambassadors, ecosystem players, corporate sponsors, or subject matter experts.

There is no required time commitment.

PowerUp Ambassador Benefits:

  • Increase the awareness for their brand via publicity associated with the program.
  • Networking opportunities with other program ambassadors, startups and investors.
  • Access to all our programs and contacts.
  • Mentorship opportunities and access to inspiring female entrepreneurs solving local and global challenges

All investors are welcome to join as PowerUp Ambassadors to observe, endorse and support the program with no obligation to invest.

Bootcamp Ambassadors On Board

Deborah Streeter, Faculty Director of Bank of America Institute of Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell | Professor Emerita in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, USA.

Leila Ndiaye, Senior Advisor, broadly experienced in providing foreign policy, economic development, and diplomatic consultations to key government officials, international organizations, major companies, and the non-profit sectors, Ivory Coast and USA (Washington DC).

Greg Morrisett, Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech | Professor of Computer Science at Cornell, USA.

Elaine C Walker, Forbes Featured| Award Winning| Managing Director| Top 70 women to watch in Education| Founder of Female Founders Global Network| Specialist in Funding of Start Ups in Africa and the Diaspora| Impact Investor lAdvisory Board Member| Social Mobility Activist, UK.

Sanford Diday, Chief Strategy Officer | Executive Director @ Theia Analytics Group | Serial Entrepreneur | Board Member, USA.

Yemi Keri, Founder, Heckerbella I Digital Transformation I Co-Founder, Rising Tide Africa I Technology, Angel Investment, Entrepreneurship, Nigeria.

Rasha Qamheyeh, Founder | Investor | Board Member | Women Empowerment & Leadership Mentor | Vital Voices Global Ambassador, USA and Jordan.

Brian Malambo, Founder at Longhorn Capital & Monter Capital, Zambia.

Maria Blekher, Chief Strategy Officer | Executive Director @ Theia Analytics Group | Serial Entrepreneur | Board Member, USA.

Angelika Goll, Technology Executive | Startup Advisor |Sparring Partner | Ecosystem Enthusiast | Business Enabler | Start-up / Scale-up Supporter | Change Agent | Angel Investor, Germany.

Arnaldo Carrera, Technology Executive | Serial Entrepreneur | Board Member, USA and Brazil.

Thelma Ekiyor, Co-founder & Managing Director, SME.NG |Gender Lens Impact Investor, Nigeria.

Paul Kallmes, Ecosystem Builder | Fundraising Coach | Serial Entrepreneur | Startup Advisor | Organizer of Worldwide Bootcamps | IP and International Market Entry Expert, USA.

Mairead Mackle, CEO and Founder of Tarasis Enterprises | Award Winning Entrepreneur | Investor | Innovator | Philanthropist | Non-Exec Board Member | Proud Mum of 7 Children | Recipient of the distinguished MBE honor from Queen Elizabeth II, Ireland.

Andrea Katherine Ippolito, CEO and Founder of SimpliFed | W.E. Cornell Program Director. The W.E. Cornell program helps STEM PhDs and postdocs commercialize their innovations and overcome the challenges of leading a growing technology-based business. USA.

Thierry Vodounou, Managing Director Sarenga Group| M&A Senior Manager | PMO Business Transformation | Investment Advisory | Business Coach, Senegal and Benin.

Tatiana Overina, PR & Communications Strategist | Consultant | Reputation Management | Crisis Management, Ukraine and USA.

Pape Samb, ASHOKA Global Vice President & Executive Director for Africa, Senegal and Gambia.

Steve Vilkas, Chief Ecosystem Officer at Prepare 4 VC. | Relationship Builder| Strategic Partnerships| Innovator| Value Creator, USA.

Allison Shapira, CEO and Founder of Global Public Speaking | Entrepreneur | Harvard Lecturer | Best-Selling Author | Public Speaking and Leadership Communication Expert | Singer/Songwriter | Polyglot | 2017 Finalist for Woman Business Owner of the Year, USA.

Christopher Dube, Chief Strategy Officer at Prepare 4 VC I Entrepreneur with previous successful exit I Mentor at SantanderX and EIR at Trep Camp I Executive Performance Coach, Boston, MA USA.

Jason Kraus, Entrepreneur, venture capital investor and startup advisor I Author of Venture Forward: Lessons from Leaders I CEO of Prepare 4 VC | Director of Startup Grind Boston and Boston New Technology, USA.

Rachel Fabian, Head of Network at ThinkUp I Founder at WLC l Women Empowerment l Startup & Networking Mastermind, Israel.

Susan Stocker, Co Founder, Advisory Angels | Startup Advisor & Angel Investor, United Kingdom.

Joao Santos, Founder of Micdrop - scaling early stage tech | Creator of Underdog Founders | ex-Venture Capital | Impact Investing | Go-to Market Strategy | Narrative Design, Thailand.

Fernando Gómez-Baquero, Director of Runway and Spinouts in Cornell Tech, an innovation economist, nanomaterials engineer, energy nerd, and above all tireless entrepreneur, USA.

Joseph Chan, Investor in XYZ Investment Corp, Entrepreneur, Real Estate, Angel, and Alternative Assets Investor focused on Impact/ESG, USA.

Kristina Frolova Lasenko, CEO & Founder of Soffi Ai (aka iChooseBest), Social Entrepreneur | Woman-Led Tech startup of 2022, Middle East & Africa | EiR at Hub71 | Founder of UAE Future Innovation Founders | Mentor at Dubai Business Women Council | Advisor at Harvard Business Review | exMeta | exGoogle, United Arab Emirates.

Roser Méndez, Founder & Executive Director of Komorebi Solutions, Entrepreneur | Mentor for Women | Co-Leader Lean In Circle Crownz International | Columnist in Visionarias.Business | Speaks about Equity, Female Talent, Leadership and Strategic Communication, Spain.

Tamara Book, CEO of Dynasty Business Holdings, Real Estate Investor | Entrepreneur & Founder | Advisor, Speaker, Marketing Professional, USA.

Shirly Kolet, Community and business developer, Global community manager | loves bringing people together around the content of entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovation to pursue (one's) dreams, USA.

Ksenia Zaykova, C Chief Communication Officer of AngelsDeck Global Ventures, Founder or NODE Communications | Entrepreneur| Media Contributor|, United Arab Emirates.

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