The daughter of Laotian refugees who went from small-town Californian to Silicon Valley native, Sysamone Phaphon discusses her journey into the tech world and how she founded film platform FilmHero.
Annie is strong believer in the power of community-based leaders and organizations. With a background in addressing cases of honor crimes, forced marriage, and gender-based crimes in conflict zones, she's passionate about empowering the lionhearted humanitarians risking it all in the trenches. She has also worked in the areas of social innovation, CSR investments, policy, and NPO/NGO consulting.
Lara Avsar explains how learning about girls’ self-esteem lead her to creating Her Little Story, a media company to inspire the next generation of female leaders.
Sunita Viswanath describes the obstacles she had to overcome in establishing her leadership-focused NGO, Women for Afghan Women.