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Our
Team

Committee & Staff

Jessa Spainhower
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she/her/hers

Believer in doing business without be a d@#$.

Founding Committee Member

Co-Founder, A STELLAR CO

CEO &  Co-Founder, Shirt Sauna

Mavis Herrera
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she/her/hers

Sustainable Entrepreneur who is transforming the Fashion Industry into more Sustainable and Ethical. I'm a believer in doing business as a source of good for our people and planet. My core value is integrity and I'm here to create positive change with big impact in the business world.

Founder / Sustainable Designer, Mavis by Herrera

Atil Karagoz
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Laurel Glass Lees
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she/her/they

I am a multi-passionate entrepreneur...I earn to give.

- Building green power & lithium at Controlled Thermal Resources.
- Guiding the conscious economy with A STELLAR CO.
- Connecting knowledge and resources via the ORION Podcast.
- Serving the industry through the California Association of Environmental Professionals and Geosite.
- Relaxing wrinkles with Shirt Sauna.

Eda Firat
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Believing in the importance of thinking globally and being open to differences

Marketing Coordinator


Mentee, Tangible AI

Student Ambassador, Microsoft

Isabel Wen
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she/her/hers

Helping systems-oriented

entrepreneurs get $#! done.

Founding Committee Member
Co-Creator, A STELLAR CO

www.isabelwen.com

Cindy J Lin
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Hobson Lane

he/him/his

Hobson has two decades of broad experience solving automation and machine learning problems for mission-driven startups like Mindcurrent, Entolabs.ai, and Aira as well as large corporate labs. Hobson and Maria are working on a 2nd edition of their best-selling book Natural Language Processing in Action. At the Tangible AI internship program Hobson mentors globally diverse engineers to democratize AI technology and help bring diversity to the field.

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Kirsten Van Fossen, PhD
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Head of Sustainability and Education at Galley

Chaz Woxland
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A passionate advocate for social and traditional entrepreneurship that will change our world.

Christian Flores-Carignan
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Human Being

Unlearning Advocate

Hope Through Chaos (blog)

Alexander Finden
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Alex is a nature storyteller turned purpose-driven entrepreneur. His career and personal life have centered around connecting people with nature and democratizing professional opportunities for storytellers worldwide.

David Ferran

he/him/his

Assisting young entrepreneurs in building highly profitable companies that also create value for all of their stakeholders.

  • Founder & CEO, Torrey Project

  • Founder, Venture RBF

  • Board Member, The Outreach Program

  • Strategic Advisory Board Member, UNH Sustainability Institute

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