Nominate Your Champions

We are proud to open nominations for the 2021 Champion Awards! The Champion Awards are a community-driven celebration of the people and organizations that champion women in leadership. We invite you to nominate YOUR champions. Every single nominee will be notified and recognized. Through this process, you’ll have the power to encourage more of the […] [...]

Press Release: Female Founders Alliance Welcomes Third Cohort of its Accelerator Ready Set Raise

Focus on Highly Scalable Startups Founded by Women and Non-Binary Individuals. Today we are proud to announce the Ready Set Raise Class of 2020.  Eight outstanding companies were selected to participate in an eight week program that kicks off today. The teams will work one-on-one with specially selected mentors and investors to refine their pitch […] [...]

FFA Insights: The Pandemic’s Effect on New Founders

Seven months ago, our lives were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, we have clear evidence that the brunt of its economic impact in the United States has been borne by women.  Last month, 865,000 women left the workforce – four times more than the equivalent number of men. Venture funding for women-founded companies has […] [...]

3rd Annual Champion Awards Honors Champions of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion across America

SEATTLE & DENVER – August 20, 2020 – The Female Founders Alliance (FFA), an organization dedicated to achieving equitable representation among business owners and leaders, celebrated champions of intersectional gender equity at the third annual Champion Awards. Finalists for the awards were selected from hundreds of nominations submitted by FFA’s community. Winners were chosen after […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Introducing Ready Set Raise Cohort 2

Female Founders Alliance Welcomes Second Accelerator Class; Focus on Companies Changing the Landscape for Women and Non-Binary Entrepreneurs Microsoft for Startups, Providence St. Joseph Health, Brex, Cooley LLP, WeWork Labs, Project W partner with Female Founders Alliance to help founders secure early-stage investments Today, in partnership with Microsoft for Startups, we announced the Class of […] [...]