Full Name
Julie Castro Abrams
Job Title
CEO and Founder
How Women Lead
Speaker Bio
Julie is the CEO and Chair of How Women Lead, a network of over 10,000 top executive women working together to disrupt the antiquated and unequal systems impacting women. In 2018 they successfully drove legislation requiring that California Public Companies to have up to 3 women on their boards. Through grants to women and girls organizations and a forthcoming disruptive angel fund, How Women Lead brings women together to have an impact and have fun.

How Women Lead leverages its network to propel Women Leaders for the World: political and social justice leaders, as well as entrepreneurs who are courageously tackling our most important global issues through a year-long fellowship.

Julie is an experienced CEO and director, and as a consultant she works with non-profit leaders to create high performance boards, brands that inspire action, and productive, multicultural teams.

Julie is a small business expert, active angel investor, and advisor to startups. She currently sits on the board of many non-profit organizations, including Women’s Funding Network.
Julie Castro Abrams