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Celebrating Women in Tech: Female Founders Forging Innovation (Online)

Showcase success and opportunities for female founders

Mar 29, 2022
06:00 pm - 07:30 pm
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Women-led startups are delivering innovation and fresh perspectives in technology and scalable businesses. In celebration of Women’s History Month, Founder Institute Philadelphia Keystone Chapter is hosting a special interactive online event bringing together exceptional female founders and entrepreneurs to share their first-hand experiences. You'll walk away inspired by their journeys, have best practices to put to use for your startup, and understand a few of the pitfalls to avoid. Join us for an informative and entertaining Q&A roundtable. Come ready with your questions!
About the Speakers:

Deka Dike is the CEO at Omatochi with over ten years of executive and senior financial management experience. Deka helps businesses maximize success through innovative leadership and planning strategies. As a top-performing executive with superb team management skills, she plays an instrumental role in helping small to large scaled organizations and teams improve their operational and sales performance. 

Tiara Durham is Ecosystem Builder at Founders First Capital Partners. Tiara is also a business leader with over 17 years of experience in healthcare marketing, strategy, and sales. Tiara's competencies include but are not limited to commercial strategy, brand strategy development & execution and global marketing communications, and multi-channel digital marketing.

Orly Zeewy is the Brand Architect at Zeewy Brands. Orly helps founders close the three critical marketing gaps that can slow down sales and make it harder to scale: (1) Unclear competitive advantage (2) Lack of customer clarity (3) Disjointed messaging. Her “tune-up” workshops for brands help bring together founders and their teams to establish a shared vision and develop relevant messaging so their brand can cut through the noise. Prior to starting her practice, mOrly ran the award-winning Zeewy Design and Marketing Communications firm and directed comprehensive marketing programs for national clients such as CIGNA, Kraft Foods, and Prince Tennis.

Tanya Williamson is a transformational leader and the Chief Visionary Officer of Married to the Ring® and Managing Director of Tanya Associated Business Services (TABS). Tanya’s well-rounded experiences include but are not limited to 22 years in Corporate America, 26 years in Parenting, 18 years of Community Volunteerism, and 14 years as an Entrepreneur. Tanya’s life experiences have allowed her to inspire women nationally and internationally helping women and entrepreneurs, in general, get past the learning curve of starting or growing an existing business and drastically reducing the failure rate by guiding them through the business planning and operations process.

Mee Eriksson is the Co-Founder and CEO at NeuroTechR3, Inc. Mee is also a highly experienced Project Manager and Business Consultant bringing along 20+ years of International experience working in industries that include but are not limited to strategic and organizational development, sales and marketing, and event planning. Mee also helps businesses understand how to accelerate international business growth and find the right resources to scale.

Who should Attend?
  • Anyone interested in entrepreneurship
  • Anyone who is keen to learn from an inspiring, enlightening, and authentic conversation
  • Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company but is unsure about what to do next
  • Anyone interested in virtually meeting fellow female entrepreneurs starting a company

For more female founder resources and to join a growing community of women in tech, visit our Female Founder Initiative.



Deka Dike

CEO @ Omatochi


Karina Sotnik

Founder/CEO @ WorldUpstart


Tiara Durham

Business Strategist | Ecosystem Builder | Board Trustee | Social Impact Advocate | Founder @ Founders First Capital Partners


Orly Zeewy

Brand Architect @ Zeewy Brands


Tanya Williamson

Chief Visionary Officer @ Tanya Williamson


Mee Eriksson

Co-Founder and CEO @ NeuroTechR3, Inc.


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