Lindsey S. Mignano and Sophie Alcorn of Alcorn Immigration Law presented for Swissnex's cohort, discussing best practices for foreign founders to immigrate to the US, as well as how foreign founders can flip their companies for venture financing or create subsidiaries for expansion purposes.
Lindsey S. Mignano, in her capacity as a Board Member for the Stanford Alumni Association's Women's Impact Network (WIN), organized a panel entitled, "Latinas Tell All: Stories of Purpose, Peaks, and Valleys In and Beyond the Farm" for Stanford Alumni Association's Women's Impact Network. The panel was comprised of Jennifer Martinez, Policy Communications Manager, Reality Labs at Meta; Linda Serrato-Ybarra, State Representative at New Mexico House of Representatives; Valerie Villarreal, Consumer Social Product Manager turned Fintech Leader @ Cash App, ex Nubank, IG and Snap; and Silvia Sanchez Bor, Marine Program Manager at WildAid. Panelists discussed what being Hispanic means to them, their experience attending Stanford, and how their diverse backgrounds place them in unique positions in their current professions. Jessica Flores, Head of Media and Executive Training at Google, moderated.
:Neda Shapourian moderated a panel entitled "How to Start a Small Law Firm: Building, Scaling, and Thriving" with panelists Mark Punzalan, Jamie Dupree, Mark Conrad, Melody Rissell and Mary Catherine Wiederhold for the Bar Association of San Francisco. Panelists discussed: (1) operation as a sole practitioner or corporate formation as an llp or professional corporation, (2) hiring employees and independent contractors of the firm to scale and grow; and (3) drafting agreements