Andrea Sommer '02 Talks Entrepreneurship

Rescheduled to March 5th!

CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURIAL REEDIES!!! We are so excited to host Reed alum, Andrea Sommer '02 on campus to chat about her experience as an entrepreneur, what has and hasn't worked for her, how be more involved in Portland's entrepreneurial community, and how to talk about/develop your ideas.

PS - there will be food!

Andrea is the Founder & Business Lead at UvvaLabs, a female founded technology company that uses artificial intelligence to help companies become more diverse.

She is also the Founder of Hive Founders a non-profit network that brings together female founders to share, learn, and support each other through the journey of entrepreneurship.

Previously she was the Founder & CEO of Hiver, a female-founded, majority women technology company that helped event marketers measure and improve engagement at their events by enabling networkers to remember the names of every contact they meet. Before starting Hiver, she was Director of Strategic Initiatives Europe at Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture & Microsoft. She also consulted for other technology brands including Microsoft in the US, South America and Europe.

Andrea has been featured in press publications such as The Financial Times, Forbes, Medium and Thrive Global as well as in the book The MBA Entrepreneur and The Start-Up Mum.

She is passionate about technology, entrepreneurship, increasing the number of women represented in both, from entry-level to board-level. Andrea has spoken at numerous conferences on technology, the mobile industry, entrepreneurship, raising start-up finance, investing, being a female founder and women in technology.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Reed College in Portland, US and an Executive MBA from London Business School.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Prexy, Living Room
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

Event Type

Student, Informational Session

Audience

Students

Website

https://reed.joinhandshake.com/events...

Department
Center for Life Beyond Reed
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