Andrea Guendelman

Andrea Guendelman

DevelopHER
Co-founder

Background

Andrea is the co -founder of DevelopHer. Her goal is to ignite a transformation in the entrepreneurship communities by making it more diverse and inclusive. Andrea co-organized Common Pitch Chile, where over three days more than 10,000 participants gathered in Santiago Chile to learn about social entrepreneurship with the participation of Al Gore and music by Devendra Banhart and Devotchka among others. Andrea’s second event, SP Women, focused on women in the startup community.

Andrea received her law degrees from the University of Chile and Harvard Law School.  She had a long career as an attorney in New York (Debevoise & Plimpton), DC (Office of the General Counsel of the Export Import Bank of the United States) and New Mexico (Sutin, Thayer, & Browne). Before practicing law she was the Associate Director of the Center for the Advancement of Hispanics in Science and Engineering Education.