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Boulder Start Up Week – Diversity Is The Answer: After The Accelerator
May 15 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
The data is in: diversity provides a strategic business advantage.
As companies leave accelerators, they often experience a let-down.
No more are they surrounded by mentors, investors, and peers who are driving towards short-term goals.
By putting themselves in environments full of people of diverse backgrounds, they can gain the long-term perspective needed to build a company over longer cycles.
We explore how diverse professional communities support the ongoing development of business, and how to cultivate advisors, friends, colleagues and staff from broad backgrounds to help support your company’s adolescence.
Prior to moving to Boulder, Hannah spent nine months living in Israel and India where she worked with various social entrepreneurs to accelerate their efforts. She also spent a winter working as an intern at Grand Targhee Ski Resort, helping to measure their greenhouse gas emissions and reduce their environmental impact.
She earned her B.A. from the University of Vermont with a double major in Economics and Environmental Studies.