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Lisa Wang

  • SheWorx, Co-Founder
  • New York

About Me

Lisa Wang is a serial entrepreneur and the Co-founder of SheWorx, the global collective of ambitious female entrepreneurs redefining leadership. Recognized as the leading female entrepreneur event series, SheWorx has reached over 20,000 women, providing access to top investors, mentors, and actionable business strategies to build and scale successful companies. Lisa is a former Olympic-level gymnast, 4x US National Champion, and U.S. Hall of Fame Inductee. She was named CIO’s “Top 20 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017” and was featured on Forbes Leadership for the resilience and tenacity she brings from her athletic training to the SheWorx mission. She is a former Wall Street hedge fund analyst and a graduate of Yale University.

My blog posts

The SheWorx100 Fundraising Reading List

Attendees of the SheWorx100 NYC Summit on April 12th will have the rare opportunity to meaningfully connect with investors in small collaborative breakout sessions. Pick up some actinoable insights and browse through our investors' recommended reading here.
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The United States of Sexism: A Reality Check

Susan Fowler opens up her now infamous blog, and begins to type: “Reflecting on One Very, Very Strange Year at Uber.” She details a laundry list of bad behavior from Uber execs, ranging from being propositioned for sex by her manager to being reprimanded for reporting the infraction to HR. It’s not just the tech companies that are flailing under pressure. Sterling Jewelers, parent company of Kay and Jared Jewelry stores, is currently facing a class-action suit filed by 69,000 female employees, alleging harassment, sexual bias, wage discrimination and being unfairly passed over for promotions. As rampant allegations continue to surface, it’s clear that gender inequity is not reserved to any one industry.
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Burning Out is Not a Badge of Honor: Achieving Work-Life Harmony

With the cost of job stress on the U.S economy topping out at 300 billion, corporations are honing in on the need to design a new model, one that doesn’t include burnout as a recipe for success. Callie Schweitzer, Managing Editor at Thrive Global, sits down with SheWorx to discuss the inherent link between corporate well-being and increased productivity, and to question society’s current definition of “success”.
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