#Quickpods - Ashley Edwards

Meet Ashley

Ashley Edwards is Co-founder and CEO of MindRight, a tech nonprofit with the mission of empowering youth of colour to heal from trauma from systemic oppression. Ashley is a 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur and MindRight has been recognised by Forbes as one of the top 30 innovations of the next century. MindRight has also been featured in Fast CompanyTechCrunch, and Huffington Post.  Ashley holds a Master of Business Administration & Master ofEducation from Stanford University. She graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s in Economics where she was awarded the Yale Franciscus Fellowship in Entrepreneurship.

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#Quickpods - Amanda Gutterman

Meet Amanda

Amanda Gutterman is CMO at ConsenSys, a global formation of technologists and entrepreneurs building the Ethereum ecosystem, and co-creator of Ethereal, the leading blockchain event series. Amanda is also the founder of ConsenSys Catalyst, a marketing agency with expertise building blockchain brands. She was featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2016.

Before ConsenSys, Amanda cofounded Slant, a digital media platform, and served as Special Projects Editor at The Huffington Post. Amanda graduated from Columbia University, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Her work has been covered in The New York Times, TechCrunch, Business Insider, and more.

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#Quickpods - Saúl Zavarce

Saúl A. Zavarce C. is the Head of Advocacy at the Venezuelan Australian Democratic Council and Campaign/Youth Advocacy Officer at Plan International Australia. He is a Melbourne based Venezuelan-Australian human rights advocate, and youth worker who migrated to Australia in 1992. He holds a Master of International Relations, specialising in gender and radicalisation theory from Monash University.

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#Quickpods - Eva Mackinley

Eva currently spends her time running The Last Straw, a campaign to end the use of plastic straws in venues around Australia. Over 100 venues across the country have changed their straw use so far, with over 4 million plastic straws being saved from use since the campaign started. Eva has been deeply involved in the social change space, and is undertaking her honours in Middle East Studies anda Diploma of Arabic at Deakin University.

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#Quickpods - Paige Kassalen

Paige was the only American, only female engineer, and youngest member of the ground crew of the world’s first solar-powered airplane (Solar Impulse 2) as it completed its historic flight around the globe. Paige is a a spokesperson for young women in STEM, inspiring the next generation to create their own path in STEM fields. Now in her role as a Market Analyst, she explores how new mobility trends, like autonomous vehicles and ridesharing, will create new material demands.



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