Global Gender Equality Advocate, TEDx Keynote Speaker, Strategic Consultant, Founder & CEO of Global Invest Her
About Anne Ravanona
"I'm on a mission to help get 1M Women Entrepreneurs Funded by 2030"
I'm an advocate, storyteller Irish/Spanish woman based in Paris, France who's spent the past 15 years working to increase gender equality, access to capital for women entrepreneurs and change hearts and minds. I'm on a mission to change the funding game. Forever.
Anne Ravanona is a recognised global expert of women's economic empowerment, access to finance for women entrepreneurs and diversity and inclusion. An EU delegate of the W20 (engagement group to the G20) she works on global public policy to help women entrepreneurs access more capital. She recently spoke at the first G20 Conference on Women's Economic Empowerment in Italy in 2021. Since 2019, she has been a Jury member (and Past President) of the Simone Veil Prize for Gender Equality, by French President's office, and was invited to advise President Macron on women's economic empowerment in preparation for the Generation Equality Forum.
International Speaker: Anne is a recognised international keynote speaker on Funding Women Entrepreneurs, Gender Equality and Women in Leadership and speaks regularly at many international tech, startup, and gender equality conferences around the world. In 2015 she did a TEDx on Why we should invest in women entrepreneurs, and regularly also speaks for Fortune 500 corporates.
Entrepreneur and role model: Anne is also founder and CEO of Global Invest Her, a global community and funding content platform that helps women entrepreneurs get ready for funding, faster. She's an Entrepreneur in Residence at INSEAD business school (ranked N°1 MB1 in the world by Financial Times), mentoring their MBA students on entrepreneurship and has been a judge and evaluator for the IVC venture competition. She also works closely with a select number of women entrepreneurs on their fundraising strategy and action plan. Anne has over 28 years' experience in global business development and management consulting and speaks 5 European languages. She is based in Paris, France and travels globally.
EU Delegate to the W20 (Engagement group to the G20)
Jury Member and Past President of Simone Veil Prize for Gender Equality (French President)
Expert Consultant to the European Commission
Top 100 : Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space (2022)
TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space (2021)
Top 30 French Tech Influencers to Follow on Twitter
Top 100 Influencers in Gender Equality and Diversity
Recognised internationally for her work
"I believe Women Entrepreneurs are the greatest untapped resource to re-ignite the global economy today. When we rebalance Access to Finance towards more women entrepreneurs, we will unleash so much talent and growth. Be part of the change with me!"
- Anne Ravanona
Visit Global Invest Her, read her Huffington Post articles and follow her on Twitter @anneravanona or @globalinvesther
Consulting for Corporates and Startups
Anne Ravanona has over 25 years in international Consulting for Fortune 500 Corporates in the areas of Strategic Change Management, Management Consulting, Leadership Development Training, Employer Branding, Future of Work and Entrepreneurship and other topics.
Please visit her Corporates page for more information on Consulting and Speaking work with Corporate Clients or Startup Clients view her Consulting/Speaker Bio below.
About her company - Global Invest Her
When Anne Ravanona learned about the $1.7 Trillion Funding Gap (before Covid 19) for women entrepreneurs, she decided to help do something about it and in 2013 Global Invest Her was born. This platform helps early-stage female founders learn about funding and get investor-ready through the Global Community, InvestHer Academy, Webinars, Podcast and many other resources.
Global Invest Her is THE global community and funding content resource for women entrepreneurs, 100% focused on funding.