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Julie Castro Abrams

Founder & CEO, How Women Lead

Conquering the Boardroom

4:00pm-5:30pm

Salon - Panel

In this salon we will hear how you can conquer the baordroom, what it takes, how you prepare and what your intentions, your board bio will look to change companies with your voice.

Julie strengthens organizations, boards, and small businesses, enabling them to achieve their growth goals and breakthrough results. She is an experienced CEO and director, a sought-after speaker, and widely recognized for her ability to connect people and facilitate rich conversations that result in real impact. Through her consulting, Julie creates high performance boards, high impact brands, and high production, multicultural teams. Julie is also the CEO and Chair of How Women Lead, a robust network of women dedicated to promoting diverse women’s voices and propelling women’s leadership forward. A philanthropist at heart, Julie is committed to social justice and building community. She launched How Women Give to address the inequity of financial support for women and girls’ organizations. She currently sits on the board of many non-profit organizations including Women’s Funding Network. Julie is a small business expert, active angel investor, and advisor to startups. She is currently incubating How Women Invest, aimed at tackling the inequity of angel investments for women-owned businesses. Julie has won the Morgan Stanley Innovation Award, the Stevie Award for Best Non-Profit Executive, and the Commission on the Status of Women’s Human Rights Award, and is a member of the Marin Women's Hall of Fame.