Andrea is the Network Catalyst, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Techstars. At Techstars her role is to plan, coordinate and ignite diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives across the Techstars network and entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is crucial that we break down those barriers and begin to work together to support our communities of innovators and entrepreneurs. We need to develop the next generation of tech leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors. And we are. Before joining Techstars, she was the co-founder and CMO at Revolar a 2015 & 2016 Techstars company. While at Revolar Andrea built a full stack team of hardware, software, sales and operations members that successfully launched 2 hardware products and sold over 20,000 units in 16 months. Andrea is a Graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.