Ayna is a Deployment Strategist at Palantir Technologies, where she currently runs a multimillion dollar contract for an entirely new sector within the firm. She graduated from Stanford University with a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction. She is encouraging a new generation of good girls gone geek as Co-Founder of she++.
Mayra Ceja is the Entrepreneurial Program manager for Princeton University's Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF) and the newly created Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC). As an entrepreneur, she has launched and managed a number of ventures, including a tech accelerator in new York City. Mayra received her M.B.A. from Wharton and her A.B. from Princeton.
Eileen Lee is COO of Venture for America. Eileen, a born and raised New Yorker, graduated from Columbia University with a degree in economics. The story is pretty typical from here – how many recent grads are recruited directly into financial institutions or consulting firms from Columbia? Eileen helped nudge that percentage up and signed up for a consulting gig at Accenture where she jet set on a weekly basis for over 5 years. Seeking something that she could truly build from the ground up, Eileen left to find greener pastures. Enter: VFA. As its first official employee, Eileen has been actively involved in defining VFA’s mission, core values and culture.