The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women July Week 1

WITI News Staff

July 10, 2022

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This week we celebrate these women making their mark in Silicon Valley.

The Women of Silicon Valley
excerpts from Pulse of the Valley, July Week 1



Investments in Women-Led Companies
Heidi Ojha, CEO & coFounder of Aware Health, received funding of an undisclosed amount in March from the Techstars Accelerator.
Aware Health partners with self-insured California employers to deliver cost-effective, research-based orthopedic care to employees.
Sally Ann Reiss, CEO and cofounder of PlayyOn, received seed funding of an undisclosed amount from undisclosed investors.
PlayyOn is a sport & recreation networking site that allows its members to easily create online profiles so as to connect, engage and connect.

New Venture Capital Firms by Women
Stellar Ventures cofounded by Celeste Ford, announced their first fund, the $23M SV Andromeda Fund.
Stellar Ventures is a woman-led venture capital firm investing in the future of space technology and the next generation of space entrepreneurs.

Women on the Move
Jasmine Lee moved from Xoom to Binance.US as CFO this month.
Melissa Herman joined the team at Carrot Fertility as CFO this month.
Wendy Chang joined the team at Harpoon Therapeutics as SVP Human Resources this month.
Laila Kramer joined the team at Klasha as Chief of Staff in June, 2022.
Rukmini Sivaraman joined the team at Nutanix as CFO in May, 2022.
Marie Que moved from OneLogin to Bear Flag Robotics as Head of Human Resources in April, 2022.
Mandy Dhaliwal joined the team at Nutanix as CMO in April, 2022.

Women Joining Boards of Directors
Cathy L McCarthy, President/CEO of SM&A has joined the board at Rigetti Computing this month.
Jennifer Herron, Chief Commercial Officer of ADC Therapeutics has joined the board at ChemoCentryx this month.
Julie Cherrington, President/CEO of Revitope Oncology has joined the board at Actym Therapeutics in May, 2022.
Georgia Erbez, CFO of Harpoon Therapeutics has joined the board at Sierra Oncology in April, 2022.


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