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Samantha Walravens

Geek Girl Rising

Samantha Walravens is an award-winning journalist and co-author of the upcoming book, "Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech," which has been praised by Arianna Huffington as "the roadmap for the next generation of women not just to get involved in tech, but to lead their own tech startups. The challenges are real, but Geek Girl Rising shows women how to rise to those challenges and overcome them. It’s the rallying cry we need for a diverse, connected, and sustainable world.” (Arianna Huffington, CEO Thrive Global). Samantha writes for Forbes, the Huffington Post and Disney Online, and is a sought-after speaker on the topic of women, career and work-life success. She is the author/editor of the best-selling anthology, "TORN: True Stories of Kids, Career & the Conflict of Modern Motherhood," lauded by the New York Times as a book "filled with the voices of women trying to solve an impossible equation, all doing the best they can" and hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "a welcome addition to the body of work of books about the work/life balance." She is a member of Pipeline Angels, an angel network that invests in early-stage, women-led startups, and serves on the Alumni Schools Committee for her alma mater, Princeton University. Samantha resides in Marin County, California with her husband and four children.
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Events featuring Samantha Walravens
Events featuring Samantha Walravens