Amy Nelson

Founder & CEO at The Riveter, Seattle, WA

Amy Nelson is the founder and CEO of The Riveter, work and community spaces built by women, for everyone. A graduate of Emory University and the NYU School of Law, Amy practiced corporate litigation for over a decade in New York City and Seattle. She served on President Obama’s National Finance Committee and previously worked with President Carter’s The Carter Center. Amy launched The Riveter in 2017 while pregnant with her third daughter in three years . The startup’s growth has outpaced even WeWork’s first years and they recently closed a $5 million Series Seed led by Madrona Venture Group. Amy is a contributor for Forbes, and has been published in The Washington Post. She has spoken across the world on many stages, including Forbes Under 30, Cannes Lions and the United State of Women.