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Tue, Jan 24


NYC | RSVP for Address

In Person Masterclass: Entrepreneurship & Leveraging the Positive Power of the Internet

As the founder of (the world's online marketplace for care serving 35mil + people), Sheila has a vast amount of experience in leveraging the power of the internet for the good of others. She’ll share her entrepreneurial journey and making the jump from Web2 to Web3 with Proof of Learn.

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In Person Masterclass: Entrepreneurship & Leveraging the Positive Power of the Internet

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Jan 24, 6:00 PM EST

NYC | RSVP for Address, New York, NY, USA

About The Speaker

Sheila Lirio Marcelo is Co-Founder and CEO of Proof of Learn, a Web3 learning platform with a mission to unlock accessible, high-quality education across the world. Prior to POL, Sheila was a Venture Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). In 2006, before joining NEA, she founded, where she was Chairwoman and CEO until early 2020. Under Marcelo’s leadership, experienced an over 100% year-over-year growth, went public in early 2014, and was sold to IAC in early 2020. Today is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care, serving more than 35 million people across 20 countries.

Prior to founding, Marcelo worked at other mission-driven companies. She was VP of Product Management and Marketing at Upromise, a service that helped families save for college. She was also Entrepreneur in Residence at Matrix Partners, where she developed the plan for Marcelo earned a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College, which also conferred upon her an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters in 2015. She has a J.D. and M.B.A. with honors from Harvard University. In 2014, Marcelo became the youngest recipient of the Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award.

Marcelo has also been honored with numerous accolades. Sheila recently became the recipient of the 2022 Helen G. Drinan Visionary Leader Award from Simmons University. She was one of Fortune magazines’ "Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs" and appeared at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit. She is a Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute, a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a Marshall Memorial Fellowship awardee, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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