Founder Feature – Zameer Kassam, CEO, Founder, & Chief Designer — Zameer Kassam Fine Jewelry

Zameer Kassam is the Founder, CEO and Chief Designer of Zameer Kassam Fine Jewelry, a business built on telling love stories through design. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? I felt that people deserve something more meaningful and personal than generic, off-the-shelf rings. Luxury brands like Tiffany and Cartier sell […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Naomi Gonzalez, Co-Founder & COO TomboyX

Naomi Gonzalez is the COO & Co-Founder of TomboyX, a company that has inclusion and acceptance in its DNA – whose garments are for everybody, and for every *body*. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? We started the company out of frustration with the options available to women, particularly around […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Brianna Rader, CEO/Co-Founder, Juicebox

Brianna Rader is the CEO & Co-Founder of Juicebox, a sexual wellness company with the vision of empowering the world to share their intimate desires. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? Juicebox is a sexual wellness company with the vision of empowering the world to share their intimate desires. We do […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Lora Haddock, Lora DiCarlo

Lora Haddock is the CEO &  Founder of Lora DiCarlo, a company with the incredible mission of developing products that encourage women and people with vaginas to explore themselves, their anatomy, and support the joyful celebration of their sexuality. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? Everything we do at Lora […] [...]




FFA’s Intern Program Has Begun

Last month, the Female Founders Alliance announced a summer internship program for students who lost internships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The interns would be matched to member companies from the community – at no cost to the company. Today, I am excited to share that the program is up and running! I am Tessah […] [...]




Announcing the 2020 Champion Awards

Dear Friends, 2020 has been hard. Our collective communities have experienced so much pain and adversity, that it feels unthinkable to celebrate. But I was born to a family that experienced compounded, multi-generational tragedy, and learned to celebrate anyway. I’ve learned that the hardest moments in life are precisely when celebration is most needed. Because […] [...]




Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Melissa Sassi

Melissa Sassi is the Global head of IBM Hyper Project Accelerator and Chief Penguin of IBM Z, and a partner and ally of FFA. She believes that technology and education have the power to transition the world from being just consumers of technology into creators, makers, and doers through technology. Tell us about the professional […] [...]




Black Lives Matter

There are moments in life so dark that positivity is tone deaf. We planned to kick off the 2020 Champion Awards today. Instead, we pause. Because the need of the hour is a different kind of action. We invite everyone in our community to practice active allyship, not just today but every day. The true […] [...]