Female Founders Conference 2017 Speakers

by Kat Mañalac5/4/2017

We’re excited to announce the full speaker lineup for the 2017 Female Founders Conference on June 29.

Laura Behrens-Wu · Co-Founder & CEO, Shippo
Morgan DeBaun · Co-Founder & CEO, Blavity
Diane Greene · Senior Vice President, Google Cloud
Elizabeth Iorns · Co-Founder & CEO, Science Exchange
Erika Jensen · Co-Founder, The Flex Company
Aileen Lee · Founder & Partner, Cowboy Ventures
Avni Patel Thompson · Co-founder & CEO, Poppy
Vanessa Torrivilla · Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Goldbely
Padmasree Warrior · CEO and Chief Development Officer, NIO USA
Emily Weiss · Founder & CEO, Glossier

Learn more about the speakers here.

Sign up now for the 2017 Female Founders Conference on June 29. Tickets are granted on a first-come, first-served basis. The first round of tickets go out on May 26.

Sign up for FFC Office Hours with YC here. These are one-on-one meetings with YC partners, alumni and investors. In these meetings you can get feedback on what you’re building or ask questions about YC. They take place the day after FFC 2017 on June 30.


  • Kat Mañalac

    Kat is the Managing Outreach Officer at YC. She was Chief of Staff to Alexis Ohanian, cofounder of reddit, before joining YC as its Director of Outreach. Prior to that, Kat was at WIRED Magazine.