Women Funding Women with Dr. Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

Women Funding Women with Dr. Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

This week’s theme: Women Funding Women

“Women Funding Women.” This dynamic collaboration aims to challenge the established norms within the venture capital sphere and redefine the landscape for women founders and funders.

Imagine the transformative power if we could inspire women to invest in other women. If women were to engage in investment activities at the same robust level as men, the potential injection of capital into various ventures could be staggering.

From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success

This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about the initiative of women funding women, which seeks to tackle the enduring funding gap experienced by female entrepreneurs.

Dr Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

Dr. Sherry Shannon-Vanstone is a purpose-driven, successful serial tech entrepreneur known for building high-performing teams. She’s a strategic risk-taker who led start-ups to successful exits in Silicon Valley and the Toronto-Waterloo Tech corridor with two IPOs and two acquisitions.

Sherry earned a MSc. in mathematics and worked as a cryptologic mathematician with the US Government. This experience provided the foundation for a career in info security until Sherry founded her current venture, Profound Impact, a data analytics firm that leverages AI to provide the perfect match of funding opportunities with academic and corporate researchers.

In 2019, Sherry received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Western University among various other awards. Currently, Sherry serves as a board or advisory member to various organizations and she is relentlessly focused on her purpose of connecting great people to do great things.

Connect with Dr Sherry:

Website: Profound Impact

Social Media accounts:

Facebook: aprofoundimpact
Instagram: @aprofoundimpact
LinkedIn: Profound Impact Corporation
Twitter (X): @aprofoundimpact
Youtube: @profoundimpactcorporation

Quote of the Day:

“Connection is why we’re here: it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives.” ~Brene Brown


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