2021sat30jan10:00 amsat12:00 pmFireside Chat with Founders of HerCapitalFireside chat with Rabiya Ather and Zabreen Khan, Founders of HerCapital with the mission to empower women to become financially independent10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Two female finance and technology executives have created a unique non-profit organization aimed directly at women who want to learn, understand, and navigate the traditionally male dominated landscape of personal
Two female finance and technology executives have created a unique non-profit organization aimed directly at women who want to learn, understand, and navigate the traditionally male dominated landscape of personal financial management and investing. Meet Rabiya Ather & Zabreen Khan
Rabiya is responsible for systematic trading strategies and investor products structuring at Goldman Sachs. In her current role, she focuses on the design and distribution of systematic strategies for large institutional clients and asset allocators in North America. Outside of her passion for the markets, Rabiya cares deeply about social impact ranging from healthcare and education to financial literacy and inclusion. Previously, Rabiya conducted Health Policy and Systems Research at the World Health Organization in Geneva as well as fieldwork for the Polio Eradication Initiative in Pakistan. Starting her journey with a focus on women’s education and vocational training almost 10 years ago, she continues to mentor and support various social impact projects globally. Rabiya graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Applied Mathematics, Economics and Computer Science.
Zabreen is currently an investor at Lead Edge Capital, a venture capital and growth equity firm based in New York. She focuses on software and internet investments and hopes to fund more female founders. Prior to Lead Edge, Zabreen worked at Facebook, Andreessen Horowitz, and Disney. Zabreen discovered her love for technology while at Stanford University where she studied Science, Technology & Society and Creative Writing. Zabreen graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Honors and Distinction and received the Robert McGinn Award as Valedictorian in her department. She has been a longtime proponent of female empowerment, starting in her hometown of Lahore, Pakistan where she worked to promote women’s education. Zabreen was a speaker for the 2015 TEDx Women’s movement and continues to be involved in female focused organizations.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm