Breaking Into Venture Capital Webinar – June

June 5, 2021

June 5, 2021

12:00 PM To 1:00 PM

Online: EDT (USA)

See website for fee details

Event Description

Break into Venture Capital with SoGal!

Join Elizabeth Galbut (SoGal Ventures) and Amanda Way (Emerson Collective) for SoGal Foundation’s monthly webinar on breaking into the venture capital industry. We’ll provide perspective on the various paths to landing a coveted VC job and answer any question you can throw at us.

Our goal is to help more diverse leaders join VC to invest in the next generation of startups.

To learn more about what it takes to be an angel investor or VC, join FEMPIRE x SoGal. FEMPIRE x SoGal is an angel investment community & syndicate empowering more women to get on successful startup cap tables and promoting education, diversity, inclusion, and confidence in early stage investing.

Meet Amanda

Amanda Way is an investor on the Health Team at Emerson Collective, the family office of Laurene Powell Jobs that leverages venture capital, policy, and philanthropy to enable the most underserved communities to live to their fullest potential. The venture arm of the Health Team primarily makes early stage investments in the oncology space – Amanda focusing on therapeutics, diagnostics and research tools for 3 years, recently pivoting to focus on digital health over the past year. Amanda also serves as the co-lead for the Healthcare Vertical at the Emerging Venture Capital Association (EVCA). Prior to Emerson Collective, Amanda studied neuroscience at Brown University – working in the Assad Lab on the optogenetic investigation of neural rhythms and learning, as an EMT, and co-founded a cystic fibrosis focused company that reduces bacterial growth on nebulizers.



About the Organizers

SoGal Foundation is the largest global platform for diverse entrepreneurs and investors that provides resources, education and community for a 100K+ person network with chapters in 40+ cities across 5 continents around the world. We are built by an inspiring and fearless group of visionaries and executors, and have been featured in Forbes, Inc, Fortune, WSJ, and more. SoGal’s non-profit mission is to close the diversity gap in entrepreneurship. SoGal is a champion for diversity & inclusion, and aims serve members from ALL backgrounds, particularly those traditionally underrepresented in entrepreneurship. All genders are welcome.----------------- SoGal does not tolerate harassment or offensive behavior at our events or on social media. We are committed to facilitating a welcoming environment for all participants, members, and attendees, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, or religion. We have a zero tolerance policy; any failure to comply with this policy will result in immediate banishment from SoGal events and initiatives. Thank you for cooperation.  By attending a SoGal Foundation event, you are entering an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By attending, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by SoGal and its representatives. You release SoGal Foundation, its employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or audio recordings, and you waive all rights to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use of these materials. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by SoGal or the person or entity designated to do so by SoGal. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to

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