Creating an Impact within Emerging Startup Ecosystems with Amy Nelson '05

CMC alumna, Amy Nelson '05, is the CEO of Venture for America, VFA is a two-year fellowship program for recent grads who want to work at a startup and create jobs in American cities. Fellows learn important startup skills at our month-long Training Camp, apply for jobs within our vetted company network, and work for two years as full-time, salaried employees in one of 14 cities. When Fellows are ready to start a company—be it two years after college or ten—VFA has the resources (like a crowdfunding competition, accelerator, and seed fund) to help make that dream a reality.

We are a community of builders with integrity. We are a team of dedicated professionals working hard to create a better future. We are a collective of supporters, advisors, and leaders who believe that entrepreneurship changes lives, strengthens communities and makes those who take the leap better versions of themselves.

Amy will be leading a discussion on making a difference in underrepresented communities. Many 5C alumni join VFA after graduation. This is a great time to network with a CMC alumna, CEO and check out the opportunities that VFA has to offer!

Thursday, April 18 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
385 East 8th Street, Claremont, CA

Event Type

Career Services, Center for Student Opportunity

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