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Allyson Kapin


Rad Campaign

Allyson was named one of the "Most Influential Women in Tech" by Fast Company, a "Tech Titan" by the Washingtonian, and "one of the top 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter" by Forbes for her leadership roles in tech.

As cofounder of Rad Campaign, she has helped 100+ nonprofits, foundations, and philanthropists build hard-hitting campaigns and award winning websites focused on increasing advocacy, donations, and community engagement. Her web campaigns have been recognized with several prestigious web awards and featured on several top media networks ranging from CNN to NPR to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and BuzzFeed.

She is passionate about the intersection of social change with online technologies and social communities, a topic she deeply explores in her nonprofit bestselling book Social Change Anytime Everywhere, co-authored by Amy Sample Ward of NTEN. The book is an action-oriented guide that shows nonprofits how to build an advocacy and donor base and mobilize their communities through multifaceted campaigns, and by integrating online channels with offline tactics.

As founder of Women Who Tech, Allyson has built one of the largest global programs to help close the gender funding gap. Women Who Tech provides capital, mentoring, direct access to leading investors, and other resources for women-led tech startups and who are creating the most innovative tech companies.

Recently, Allyson cofounded the W Fund, a VC firm directly investing in outstanding tech startups led by innovative and diverse founders.

Allyson is on the Board of Directors for the League of Women Voters. She has also sat on advisory boards for Anita Borg Institute, Tim O'Reilly's Gov 2.0 Expo, and NTEN's NTC Committee. She speaks at conferences globally ranging from SXSW to Personal Democracy Forum, BBCON, etc. She's a contributor to Forbes, Fast Company, and Quartz.