Yuval Yarden is the Director for Ecosystem Engagement at Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), a network of 170 countries building startup communities. She’s responsible for the expansion of Global Entrepreneurship Week across the United States and is passionate about supporting community builders across the country and the globe.

Formerly she served as the Executive Director at Philly Startup Leaders, a nonprofit that works to develop the technology and startup community in Philadelphia. After graduating from Temple University in 2013, Yuval worked in Management Consulting before she caught the startup bug. Since then, she’s worked at four startups and consulted for countless companies and community initiatives.