Entrepreneur, Speaker, Columnist, Activist
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Mandy is one of the most sought-after voices on social and cultural change. Her unique infusion of sports as a cultural neutralizer has earned her global recognition and exclusive appearances with elite sports figures and social leaders around the world.
In 2015, Inc. Magazine tapped her as a Columnist authoring thought leadership and inspiration to entrepreneurs and business leaders. In 2017, Huffington Post named her one of the “Great Sports & Business Related Twitter Accounts To Follow.”
Mandy’s work has also been featured & discussed in Business Insider, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Finance, & as curriculum at academic institutions nationwide.
Her passion & activism make her an in-demand speaker on topics such as social enterprise, women in tech, leadership, & culture. She regularly appears on radio networks such as WGN, ESPN Radio & various sports & business podcasts.
She was the first investor in an all-female tech & influencer startup, is an owner & board member of various socially conscious companies – a sports bra that can detect early-stage breast cancer, & non-profits such as the NYC youth basketball league. She also advises Fortune 500 companies on how to adapt their voice for today’s socially charged climate.
Born from her philosophy, Mandy founded & is CEO of Give Five™ – her newest tech venture ™ – an integration of technology and humanity (launching Q1’18)- that allocates a portion of sales to provide academic scholarships for students through the company’s Give Five Foundation.