TechGirl Co-Founders, Fyli Tribe CEO, and Founding Director of KS WELI Unite to Launch ayana, a Global Foundation Empowering First Time Founders

(EZ Newswire)

AUSTIN, TX -- TechGirl Co-Founders Rajul Kadakia and Lynn Fernando, in collaboration with Jaclynn Brennan, Co-Founder & Former CEO of Fyli Tribe, and Lesley Robinson, Founding Director of the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute at The University of Texas at Austin, are excited to announce the launch of ayana, a 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to empowering and uplifting women founders worldwide. The initiative aims to make a lasting impact through education, mentorship, and enhanced access to funding.

The founders of ayana bring together their collective experience and expertise from successful for-profit ventures and higher education to create a foundation that reflects their commitment to fostering a global community of resilient and innovative entrepreneurs. Recognizing each member's unique strengths and passions, ayana seeks to establish a global footprint that gives back to founders often underrepresented in the entrepreneurial landscape. These accomplished individuals are dedicated to championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the startup ecosystem.

ayana’s mission is to bridge the gap for women founders by providing them with the tools, resources, and support necessary to overcome barriers and thrive in their respective industries. The foundation envisions a future where entrepreneurship is accessible to all, regardless of gender or background.

ayana will focus on several key areas, including:

  • Education: Providing tailored educational programs to equip founders with the skills and knowledge essential for success in the business world.
  • Mentorship: Offering mentorship opportunities from experienced entrepreneurs and industry leaders to guide and inspire the next generation of founders.
  • Access to Funding: Facilitating increased access to funding by connecting founders with investors, philanthropic organizations, and other funding sources.

ayana is committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive community that encourages collaboration and innovation. The foundation believes that by empowering women and underestimated founders, it can contribute to a more diverse and dynamic entrepreneurial landscape globally.

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