Elevate Inclusion Summit
2018 Speakers

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NITIN RAI (HOST)
Founder & Managing Director,
Elevate Capital

KATHRYN FINNEY
Founder & Managing Director, digitalundivided

LORETTA SMITH
Multnomah County Commissioner, District 2

SUZANNE BONAMICI
U.S. Representative

PAULA HAYES
CEO, Hue Noir

STEVE MARSH
Founder & Chairman, Smarsh, Inc.

GABE PAEZ
CEO, The Wild

NITA SHAH
Executive Director, MESO

JULIE HARRELSON
Founder, Cascade Angels

PRIYA SAIPRASAD
Principal, M12
(fka Microsoft Ventures)

JESSE DRAPER
Founder,
Halogen Ventures

KATE DELHAGEN
Strategic Advisor, Growth-Oriented Board Director
Founding Partner at Oregon Sports Angels

ROBIN JONES
COO, Public Market
Venture Partner, Elevate Capital

ANITA KISSEE
Public Relations Manager, St. Luke’s Health System
Former KATU-TV Reporter

MELISSA FREEMAN
Director of Strategic Projects, Oregon Community Foundation

ANYELEY HALLOVA
Partner, project^

KARI NAONE
Executive Director,
TiE Oregon

SHELMINA BABAI ABJI
Global Empowerment
Speaker

CAROLINE CUMMINGS
Executive Director & Venture Catalyst, Oregon RAIN

DIANE FRAIMAN
Partner, Voyager Capital

STEVEN SPERRY
CEO, Minnow

PAIGE HENDRIX BUCKNER
Program Director, Founder Gym

TORY CAMPBELL
Manager of Entrepreneurship & Community Development, Prosper Portland

SABRINA PARSONS
CEO, Palo Alto Software

CAROL DAHL
Executive Director, The Lemelson Foundation

SHARON RICHARDSON HOWELL
System VP of Strategy, Partnerships and Affiliations at PeaceHealth

ANARGHYA VARDHANA
Partner, Maveron 

GANESH SHANKAR
Co-Founder & CEO, RFPIO 

SAYER JONES
Director of Mission Related Investments, Meyer Memorial Trust

ALLIE MAGYAR
CEO, Hubb

ANA CHAUD
CEO, Garden Bar