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Susan Penfield (Chief Innovation Officer of Booz Allen Hamilton)
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW Susan Penfield is an Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, and leads the firm’s Strategic Innovation Group (SIG), and is a member of Booz Allen’s Leadership Team. She serves as an Executive Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation. She is dedicated to helping the D.C. community, working with several not-for-profits in the area. She joined SEED SPOT’s DC Advisory Board in 2016, a not-for-profit supporting entrepreneurs who create solutions to social problems. She also serves on the board of directors for the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health and works closely with the National Capital Chapter of the American Red Cross. Susan is an Advocate for the recruitment, retention and the advancement of women. She serves as an Executive Adviser for our women’s agenda and routinely speaks on STEM-related topics. She received a 2017 Diamond Award from Girls Inc. DC for her outstanding executive leadership as a woman and for Booz Allen’s service over the past 10 years for programs such as STEM Girls 4 Social Good. For the past 2 years, She has been recognized as one of the most influential figures in government consulting for driving vision, innovation and achievement for American citizens through the Wash100 award. She holds a B.S. in technology management from Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania and a certificate in management from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking and Food 7:00 pm: Fireside Chat 8:15 pm: Networking 9:00 pm: Wrap up --- Speaker Susan Penfield - Booz Allen Hamilton (Chief Innovation Officer) Hosted By Brian Park, Washington DC Director Director of Technology at Real Time Cases, Managing Partner at Fishbowl Labs, investor, startup advisor. #Forbes 17 Top Business Gurus, father, husband, hobbyist musician. Ex-AOLer. CMUer. SANAZ JARAIEDI, Co-Community Manager “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” ~Alvin Toffler --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs ( Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator ( Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs For Entrepreneurs gives talented entrepreneurs access to Comcast NBCUniversal’s renowned network of partners, brands and mentors to foster rapid breakthroughs in media, entertainment and connectivity. Partner The Alley ( Alley powered by Verizon locations are developed by Verizon, the world’s leading telecommunications company, in collaboration with Alley, a membership-only community workspace for creators. Each location is a curated community powered by the emerging technologies and thought leadership of Verizon. With Alley, Verizon is bridging the gap between start-up and corporation by helping the community workspace build next-level ecosystems for entrepreneurs. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind ( --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW

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