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Headshot of Maica Gil, a Latinx, Atlantic Islander with short brown hair, glasses, and a navy blue shirt, in front of a flower pattern grey wall and a picture of the sea shore with a wooden frame.
Guest Speaker

Maica Gil

Founder of Heroikka

Founder and Organizer of the SF International Women Entrepreneurs Forum and Co-Founder at Heroikka. Maica’s experience in entrepreneurship, government, and non-profits has helped her create a platform for diverse international organizations to collaborate, share resources and give visibility to various projects and initiatives, start-ups and businesses specific to women at the SF International Women Entrepreneurs Forum. As Co-Founder at Heroikka, Maica is passionate and committed to closing the gap by connecting women-led projects, funding and support systems around the world.

She was also on the Board of Directors for the ”Association of American European Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations” and Co- Founder of the California – Spain Chamber of Commerce.

In 2020, she started organizing the Woman Impact Summit, the global conference that gives visibility to businesses, initiatives and programs created for or by women. This Summit is the fastest growing conference for women led business from underrepresented communities around the world.