Julie Castro Abrams

Julie Castro Abrams is the CEO and chair of How Women Lead, a robust network of over 3,000 women dedicated to promoting diverse women’s voices and propelling women’s leadership forward. She is a small business expert, active angel investor, and advisor to startups. Previously she was the leader of Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment, launching scores of women’s companies that boast unprecedented success rates. Currently on the advisory board of LENDonate, a new marketplace for nonprofit borrowers, she is currently working on incubating How Women Invest, aimed at tackling the inequity of angel investments for women-owned businesses in the country.

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2018 - Women Changing the World: How Phoebe Hearst, Jane Stanford, and Other Women Funded Feminism, Founded Universities, and Inspire Philanthropy Today