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Thursday, March 8   •   SVA Theater   •   333 W 23rd Street
Here at The Hustle, we understand the power of storytelling.

And when it comes to stories, there’s one group in particular that we can’t get enough of: successful, badass women.

So, we’re gathering a bunch of inspirational women – all experts in their fields – and giving them a platform to tell their stories… stories about pivotal moments in their journey that helped them get to where they are today.

Here’s the only rule: each speaker only has 10 minutes to tell it.

In 2018, The Hustle is bringing 2X to 7 cities across the United States. Each city will feature female speakers who inspire, empower, and tell one hell of a story.

Join us, won’t you?


Our New York City speakers

Maya Cohen Prosor
VP of Business Development & Partnerships @ Lemonade
Maya Prosor is a founding team member and the VP of Business Development and Partnerships at Lemonade, a licensed insurance carrier, offering homeowners and renters insurance powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics. She previously worked at Powermat Technologies the world leader in wireless charging, heading all US partnerships including: Starbucks, McDonald’s the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and more. Maya served at the Israeli Air Force (IAF) as a defense officer‐ receiving a certificate of honors for her performance in the second Lebanese war (2006) She holds a B.A cum laude from IDC university and is also a graduate of the Zell entrepreneurship program at the IDC.

Alexandra Zatarain
Co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer @ Eight
Alexandra is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Eight, a technology company focused on helping people sleep better through data and connected home products. In 2017, she was named by Forbes to the 30 Under 30 list of young professionals making an impact in the Consumer Technology industry. The same year, she spoke at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on the topic of longevity, sleep and technology. Prior to Eight, Alexandra worked at various startups, academic institutions, and Wall Street organizations. She was raised in Tijuana, Mexico and now lives in New York City. She holds a B.S. in Communication Science from Tecnologico de Monterrey.

Callie Schweitzer
Chief Content Officer @ Thrive Global
Callie Schweitzer is the Chief Content Officer of Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new health and well-being company. She is also an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in many major publications. She was named to AdWeek’s list of Future Publishers and to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Media twice. TIME named her Twitter feed one of the world’s best in 2013. Business Insider named her one of the 30 Most Important Women in Tech Under 30 in 2013. Prior to Thrive, Callie worked at TIME, Vox Media and Talking Points Memo.

Sarah Singer
Executive Producer @ Mic
Sarah Singer is Mic’s executive producer where she manages a team focused on building new video formats and expanding Mic’s video offerings. Previously, she was Mic’s director of innovation as well as managing editor.

Tanya Selvaratnam
Executive Producer @ Glamour
Tanya Selvaratnam is a writer, actor, activist, and Emmy-nominated and Webby-winning producer. She is Executive Video Producer and Director of GLAMOUR Women of the Year. She is the Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of The Federation and the author of The Big Lie: Motherhood, Feminism, and the Reality of the Biological Clock. As an activist, she has worked with the Ms. Foundation, Planned Parenthood, Third Wave Fund, World Health Organization, Gays Against Guns, The DO School, and the NGO Forum on Women/UN World Conference on Women.

Beth Shapiro
Executive Director @ Citymeals on Wheels
Beth Shapiro is Executive Director of Citymeals on Wheels. One of the largest meals on wheels programs in the country, Citymeals provides a continuous lifeline of nourishing meals and vital companionship to New York City’s homebound elderly. Beth has also launched several new initiatives, including Chefs Deliver which takes some of the city’s best chefs out of their kitchens to deliver specially prepared meals to their frail aged neighbors.

Susan Lee
VP of People @ Warby Parker
Susan Lee is currently the VP or People at Warby Parker. She is an HR Executive committed to the constant challenging, improving, and innovating of the talent function in companies. Her approach is to meld her experience at technology and media startups at various stages of growth, with her passions for employee branding, organizational development, social consciousness, and an entrepreneurial spirit, to make meaningful impact to the landscape of how work is being done. Susan is an avid snowboarder, romance reader, bourbon drinker, and realty tv watcher…all of which she firmly believes makes her better at her job.

Chelsea Cooper
VP Network Operations & Integrations @ Oscar Health
Chelsea Cooper leads Oscar Health’s effort to deliver an improved healthcare experience for its members. As SVP of Care Delivery & Experience, she oversees Member Operations, the Oscar Health Center, Telemedicine, and Population Health teams. She also sits on Oscar’s Leadership Committee. Chelsea graduated from Brown and worked at Goldman Sachs before relocating to San Francisco as an early employee and COO of Samasource, a social enterprise tech start-up. She attended London Business School for her MBA as a women-in-business scholar, during which she launched and ran Uber in the UK as its inaugural GM.

Adena Andrews
Senior Manager @ Bleacher Report
Adena Andrews, is currently a Senior Manager at Bleacher Report where she supervises a team of creatives tasked with capturing the moments that move sports internet culture. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California (B.A. Print Journalism ’07) and Georgia State University (M.S. Sports Administration ’11) and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. A native of Long Island, N.Y., she currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.


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I LOVED this event! I’ve been to other similar events with successful (male or female) entrepreneurs before, but I’ve never seen so many inspiring and RELATABLE stories.
Props to Hustle for finding ladies who are making an impact but are still fairly under the radar, and giving them a platform.
The speakers were AMAZING and incredibly inspirational. I wanted more and wanted them to talk all night!


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