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Amy Nelson      

Founder & CEO of Co-Working and Community Space The Riveter

Amy Nelson is the founder and CEO of The Riveter, a community platform built by and for working women. A graduate of Emory University and the NYU School of Law, Amy practiced corporate litigation with a focus on high-profile First Amendment matters for over a decade in New York City and Seattle. She also served on President Obama's National Finance Committee where she co-chaired Gen44, the under 40 fundraising arm of the campaign. Additionally, Amy previously worked with President Carter's The Carter Center. Amy is the mother of four daughters aged six and under. She is a contributor for Inc. and the host of iHeartRadio's What's Her Story with Sam and Amy. In addition to raising $30 million in venture capital to grow The Riveter, Amy has been published broadly including in/on outlets including The TODAY Show, Refinery29, Buzzfeed, The Washington Post and The Seattle Times. She has spoken across the world on many stages, including Fortune's Most Powerful Women, Cannes Lions, and SXSW.

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The Riveter, a coworking space for women, raises $20 million

It was 2016, and Hillary Clinton had just lost the election when Amy Nelson decided it was time for a change. She had recently been passed over for a jobĀ ...

How The Riveter's Amy Nelson Built A More Inclusive Women's ...

Amy Nelson is on a mission to build a women's coworking space that's accessible to all while politely fielding questions about working motherhood, balancingĀ ...

Riveter CEO Amy Nelson on Advice for New Moms at Work

Amy Nelson, CEO of the Riveter, offers advice on how to better accommodate new mothers in the workplace.

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