Astrid Scholz Featured Keynote Speaker Zebras Unite Social Innovation
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Available for

Keynote, Virtual Presentation, Fireside Chat, Panel, Workshop & Training, Emcee & Moderator

Fee Ranges

Domestic In-Person (USA): $10,000*
International In-Person: Please inquire
Virtual: $7,500*

* Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees vary by engagement type and are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact Gravity Speakers.

Traveling From

Oregon, USA

Tags: Gravity's Exclusives / Business / Future of Work / Environment & Sustainability / Diversity & Inclusion / Investing & Venture Capital / Emcees & Moderators / Entrepreneurship / Innovation / Social Change & Issues / Technology


Dr. Astrid J. Scholz is Founder and Managing Partner of Sphaera, a system design and technology firm dedicated to co-creating global, distributed, democratic infrastructure for mobilizing data, innovations, and capital to solve today’s wicked problems. 

Astrid was previously President of Ecotrust, a conservation-based development organization with $150M in assets under management. She is also a Senior Consultant for Uncompromise, a global strategic consulting and advisory firm. 

Astrid is a Founding Director and Treasurer of the XXcelerate Fund, a revolving loan fund and mentorship program created for and by women entrepreneurs that is piloting in her home state of Oregon, USA. She is also a Founding Director and Treasurer of Zebras Unite, a growing global community of founders, investors, and allies who are creating a more ethical, inclusive, collaborative, and sustainable approach to building businesses. 

Astrid holds degrees from the University of St. Andrews, the University of Bristol, and the University of California, Berkeley.


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