Inspiring the Entrepreneur in Women — Jenny Abramson of Rethink Impact
People Who Inspire (PWI) Next Gen Awards 2020-21| DKODING Media Inc. | Florida, USA: The Washington based entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, Jenny Abramson is the woman at the top of her game who is now helping others like her to pace up their entrepreneurial journey. A Stanford and Harvard alumni, Abramson’s journey has been covered by Forbes, The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post and has been listed as the Top 40 Under 40.
Facilitating the Rise of Female Entrepreneurs — Jenny Abramson is the Founder and Managing Director of Rethink Impact, one of the largest impact venture firms based in the US. Rethink Impact invests in female leaders through technology and focuses on agendas like healthcare, economic opportunities, environmental sustainability, and education.
People Who Inspire (PWI) Next Gen Awards 2020-21 — Jenny Abramson, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.
- Prior to founding Rethink Impact, Abramson was the CEO of LiveSafe, a tech security company with focus on prevention of school shootings and sexual assaults.
- Jenny has played leadership roles at reputed establishments like Washington Post, The Boston Consulting Group, Teach for America, etc.
- Apart from being the board member of the NFL Players, Inc. and DC PrepAbramson has also been listed under the Forbes’ Impact 50 list of 2020.
- Designation: Founder & Managing Partner at Rethink Impact, LP
- Citizenship: American
- Residence: Washington DC, Baltimore Area
- Education: Stanford University, Harvard Business School
- Entrepreneurial Experience: 6 years
- Total Experience: 20 years
- Past Companies: The Boston Consulting Group, Teach for America, DC Public School, The Washington Post, Personal, LiveSafe, EVERFI.
Watch: Jenny Abramson speaks on accessing US Venture Capital to rethink Impact
True to the Word
Every company backed by Rethink Impact has at least one female on the executive team; over 70 percent are led by female CEO, and almost 25 percent are led by a CEO who is a person of color.
Venture capital firms like ours are funding the Googles of tomorrow, and we need those companies to have gender diversity—all kinds of diversity—in their senior leadership teams from the start.Jenny Abramson on her mission with Rethink Impact