Given at the SHS TEDx event: How Individuals Can Fundamentally Change a Community
Recipient of numerous awards, TEDx and inspirational speaker, venture capitalist, and passionate feminist from age 14, Sonya Pelia has led a dual career: Chief Marketing Officer and thought leader building systems and driving revenue for venture-backed tech startups, and as President of the award-winning Maitri, a non-profit dedicated to ending domestic violence in Silicon Valley.
Sonya is disrupting the venture capital landscape as a Founding LP at the VC fund How Women Invest, mentors tech founders at Tech for Good Alley and Alchemist Accelerator, and is advisor to early stage startups OneTap and Doctors Under the Radar.
Sonya is a marketing executive with a passion for building tech startups. She doubled the revenue at her last B2B SaaS company in 12 months, without a sales team. A passionate feminist since age 14, Sonya is a leader, board member and President at the award-winning, non-profit Maitri.