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Advancing Women in Technology for Internet Week

  • May 15, 2012 · 6:00 PM
  • JWT

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Join Be Social Change, The White House Project, Wimlink and The Hatchery to celebrate women in technology during Internet Week New York.

In this exciting event, inspiring and accomplished women leaders from the technology sphere will share what they have accomplished, the challenges they faced along the way, and the lessons and skills they have learned that have made them them successful in this sector.

The audience will have an opportunity to learn from their collective experience and hear personal stories of how these women met professional and business goals, creatively solved challenges, and continued to push through for themselves as well as their business.

Cost: $20

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We look forward to seeing you there!

About our speakers
Mandy Ginsberg

Mandy Ginsberg joined in 2006 and currently serves as the company’s President. In this role, she oversees all aspects of the U.S. business, from building strategic relationships to bringing in new customers while continuing to satisfy the site’s members by launching innovative product features. Under Ginsberg’s leadership, experienced the fastest growth in the history of the company and spearheaded the groundbreaking “real first dates” ad campaign, which placed emphasis on what does best – help create beginnings of relationships. As the acceptance of online dating continues to grow, Ginsberg has re-energized the online dating category by breaking down stigma barriers and establishing as a part of everyday culture, with 1 in 5 new relationships now beginning online.

Ginsberg has propelled the leading online dating site, continuing to break down stigma barriers and establishing as a part of everyday culture, with 1 in 5 new relationships now beginning online.

Previously, Ginsberg served as Vice President and General Manager for’s sister site, In that role, Ginsberg lead the award-winning “Come as you Are” campaign, catapulting the site into the limelight and quadrupling brand awareness practically overnight.

Her customer experience acumen was first honed during her tenure as Vice President of Consumer Technology for Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, then subsequently in her role as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at i2 Technologies.

Ginsberg holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley (where she played Division I soccer) and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She currently lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and two daughters.


Lucinda Duncalfe Holt
Founder/CEO of Real Food

Lucinda Duncalfe is Founder/CEO of Real Food, a start-up supporting people eating plant strong. She is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and run a number of venture capital-backed technology companies. Most recently she was CEO of ClickEquations, an enterprise paid search management software-as-a-service company acquired by Channel Intelligence in 2011. Prior to leading ClickEquations, Lucinda co-founded and led TurnTide, an anti-spam technology company. TurnTide was acquired by Symantec for $28 million only six months after founding. Lucinda also served as President & CEO of Destiny WebSolutions, a venture-backed Inc. 500 winner that provided Internet strategy and implementation consulting to large financial institutions. While growing Destiny from $250,000 to $25 million in revenue Lucinda received many honors. She was named America’s 17th Most Influential Consultant by Consulting Magazine, won the Eastern Technology Council’s Enterprise Award for CEO of the Year, and was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Philadelphia. She was recently named the Iris Newman Award Female Entrepreneur of the Year.

In addition to her CEO roles, Lucinda has held management positions at Infonautics, Automated Call Processing, SEI Investments, and American Express and she was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at First Round Capital. She has served on the boards of Monetate and Semprae Labs as well as not-for-profit boards including The Montessori School and World Affairs Council. She was an Eisenhower Fellow. She graduated cum laude from University of Pennsylvania and earned an MBA from the Wharton School in Entrepreneurial Management. Lucinda blogs at and tweets @LucindaD.

Heather Gilchrist
Managing Director at RAK Tech Fund
























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  • Jennifer S.

    Really one of the best panels I have been to. I rarely enjoy them this much.

    May 16, 2012

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