The Riveter Presents
The Riveter: Austin
1145 W 5th St
Austin, TX 78703


 The Riveter and Christina Vuleta present Venture Forward, a venturing salon focused on helping entrepreneurs move forward in their business ventures. Join us for an evening of collaborative wisdom with featured advisors and connecting with women who are a step or two ahead of you can accelerate your progress and offer the support you need.


 6:00 - 6:30pm- Meet and Greet 

 6:30-7:15pm - Panel and Q&A moderated by Christina Vuleta 

 7:15-7:30pm: Audience questions 

7:30-8:30pm- Mentorship-based networking and conversation 


 -Mary Ellen Dugan, CMO, WPEngine

 -Sara T. Brand, Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures

 -Allegra Moet Brantly, Founder & CEO at ElleFactor 

 -Gloria Chan, Founder & Owner, Recalibrate

-Claire England, Executive Director, Central Texas Angel Network

-Gina Morales, founder and CEO A Mana Project


About Christina Vuleta 

 Christina Vuleta is the Interim Marketing Director at Worth Media. Previously she was the VP, Women’s Digital Network at Forbes Media, where she relaunched the women's channel as a business-first platform for entrepreneurial women. She oversaw all editorial and strategic direction for the channel and built a vibrant community, creating audience growth of 35% YOY. Christina has 20+ years of demonstrated success driving growth from product development to brand activation. Prior to Forbes, she founded CV Consulting to position brands for growth. She began her career at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising and went on to work at Faith Popcorn’s Brain Reserve, KBP+S, Fahrenheit 212 and The Futures Company. She also has a few side hustles: 40:20 Vision, a resource for women to facilitate wisdom exchange and the 40 Women to Watch Over 40 list. She advises emerging startups including fine jewelry e-commerce platform, MEMO, and, a full-stack podcast production platform and is a mentor for Backstage Capital.

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