Team & Mentors

AD ASTRA WAS BORN WHEN THREE FEMALE INVESTORS STARTED ASKING

WHY?

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Why aren’t there more female founders?

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Why haven’t we invested in more women run businesses?

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Why does the industry (including us) treat male founders differently?

Our early days of inquiry evolved into the premier female-focused startup programming, led by a world-class team of domain experts and formal mentors. All united in the goal to Get to Even!

OUR TEAM

Allison Long Pettine

Allison Long Pettine

CO-FOUNDER: CURRICULUM
Silvia Mah

Silvia Mah

CO-FOUNDER: PARTNERSHIPS & FOUNDATION
Vidya Dinamani

Vidya Dinamani

CO-FOUNDER: EXPERIENCE & PROGRAMMING
Eric Gasser

Eric Gasser

COHORT RELATION
Raven O’Neal

Raven O’Neal

CREATIVE DIRECTOR
April Harter

April Harter

PR DIRECTOR