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Tanya Sam          

Director of Partnerships at TechSquare Labs, Cofounder of BuiltxWomen & Star of Real Housewives of Atlanta

Tanya Sam is a highly regarded and compassionate individual, making a profound impact as an entrepreneur, investor, educator, and advocate. She is dedicated to empowering the next generation of women and minority entrepreneurs, breaking down systemic barriers and fostering inclusive opportunities.

Tanya founded The Ambition Fund, an investment company focused on supporting businesses founded by women and minority entrepreneurs. She aims to democratize access to resources like investment capital, business funding, and mentorship, creating an environment where entrepreneurs from all backgrounds can thrive.

As an expert in the Web3 and NFT space, Tanya educates and onboard individuals and corporations. She curates immersive onboarding events and delivers captivating speeches worldwide, inspiring audiences to embrace new technologies and solidifying her position as a prominent thought leader. Tanya hosts the influential Money Moves podcast, powered by the Greenwood platform. Through this platform, she promotes financial literacy within black and brown communities. Each episode features enlightening conversations and invaluable financial planning tips, bridging the wealth gap and empowering individuals to take charge of their financial future. Tanya also hosts the TV series Making of a Mogul, highlighting the success stories of entrepreneurs in Black, Brown, and Latino communities.

Beyond business, Tanya captivated viewers as a cast member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta for three unforgettable seasons. She also serves as a board member of Kate's Club, providing unwavering support to children who have experienced the loss of a parent or sibling.

In her role as Director of Partnerships at TechSquare Labs, Tanya mentors over 60 companies founded by women and minority entrepreneurs. She plays a vital role in helping these ventures reach their full potential and has made valuable investments in over 50 ventures, generating over $100 million in revenue. Tanya co-leads the transformative Ascend 2020 Atlanta program and co-founded BuiltxWomen, a business accelerator empowering female entrepreneurs.

Before her technology journey, Tanya worked as an Oncology nurse practitioner at prestigious institutions. Her compassionate spirit, academic achievements, and diverse interests highlight her commitment to making a meaningful impact in people's lives.

Tanya currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, and actively participates in reading, running, spinning, and engaging in the Web3, crypto, and NFT communities. Her unwavering dedication to transforming lives makes her an extraordinary inspiration and a true champion for change.

Additionally, Tanya is the visionary founder and curator of the esteemed Tanya Time Book Club, a virtual community that celebrates literature and fosters intellectual growth. The book club selects thought-provoking books from various genres, providing members with vibrant discussions, intellectual stimulation, and shared reading experiences that expand their horizons.

Tanya Sam's journey as an entrepreneur, investor, educator, and advocate showcases the power of dedication and a passionate drive for positive change. Her initiatives empower entrepreneurs, promote financial literacy, and support charitable causes, making her a true champion of empowerment, education, and community building. Tanya continues to inspire and uplift countless individuals, leaving an indelible legacy in creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

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