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Cut the Jargon: How to Build Your Empire with Purpose (DC)

  • General Assembly 1133 15th St NW 8th Floor Washington, DC 20005 (map)

Join Ladies Get Paid DC and local female entrepreneur Anne Mahlum for a conversation on leadership, being bold, finding your happiness, and social change. 

Anne knows how to create and build with purpose…and she knows how to do it quickly. She is currently the Founder, Owner and CEO of a fast-growing boutique fitness company she founded in DC in 2013 called [solidcore] In just over 4 years, Anne has grown her company to 33 locations (entirely corporately owned) with more than 100,000 clients, including Michelle Obama. She has received notable media attention for her success as a woman entrepreneur and business acumen, including features in The Washington Post and The Washington Business Journal

Prior to [solidcore], Anne was the CEO of Back on My Feet (BoMF), a non-profit organization she founded in Philadelphia in 2007 that uses the power of running to change the way those experiencing homelessness see themselves so they can make real change in their lives, which includes employment and independent housing. In addition to Philadelphia, the organization now has chapters in Baltimore, Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, Dallas and Indianapolis, Atlanta, New York City, Austin and Los Angeles. Anne led BoMF to become a $6.5M privately-funded organization with staff of 48, thousands of volunteers and hundreds of members. Anne's vision for Back on My Feet is simple, yet bold - to help as many people as possible, in the most efficient way as possible, redefine themselves so they can redefine their life and, just as important - to change the perception of homelessness on a global scale.

Anne’s work with Back on My Feet has been featured in both local and national media. In 2012, Anne hosted a documentary for MTV called The Break on youth homelessness and she was recently featured in a book, called 50 Everyday Heroes. Anne has been named ABC world News Person of the Week, a CNN Hero, New Yorker of the Week, a top 40 under 40 individual by both Philadelphia and Washington DC’s Business Journal. 

Drinks and snacks provided by General Assembly. By purchasing a ticket you agree to be contacted by General Assembly about future events.

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