Nancy Payne supports early-to-mid stage entrepreneurs and organizations to develop as leaders, establish their reputation, diagnose pain points, and communicate more effectively about the work they do. She mentors through WeWork Labs and SEED SPOT, and she serves on the strategic advisory board of Thought Partnerships, a startup non-profit organization. Nancy helps build businesses, reputations and programs, including those driving social impact and changing behaviors. Her experience includes: -COO of PeaceTech Lab, where she oversaw daily operations and programs using media, technology and data innovations for peacebuilding in complex conflicts.
Managing director for communications in the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, which mobilizes private capital to tackle development challenges in emerging markets and post-conflict countries. -Senior partner and SVP of FleishmanHillard International, including general manager at FH-Hong Kong and co-lead of the firm’s largest digital communication team in Washington, DC. Nancy started her career in broadcast news as a reporter and photographer. She holds a M.A. from American University’s School of International Service, and a B.A. from the University of Nebraska. She has also taught at Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University.
Monday, October 18, 2021
Ready to make a real impact through your work? Join SEED SPOT for a virtual workshop on optimizing your social impact and raising impact investment. In this interactive workshop you will utilize the Impact Entrepreneurship Framework for structuring your business model around social impact and discover strategies for pursuing impact investment.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Hear firsthand from local social entrepreneurs as they share lessons learned from their successes and failures. Apply insights to get ahead with your ventures.