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1776 Presents: Revolutionary Conversations Featuring Emily Kennedy


About this event

Revolutionary Conversations is a fireside chat series that gives you an inside look at entrepreneurs who are making an impact in their community and industry. We’ll host monthly conversations to hear personal stories, successes and lessons learned from various entrepreneurs.

This is a virtual program. Please register to receive access credentials. Access information will be provided the morning of the event and posted on the Eventbrite listing one hour prior.

Emily Kennedy

Emily Kennedy is President & Founder of Marinus Analytics, a social impact company spun out of Carnegie Mellon University that creates AI tools to fight human trafficking. Their flagship software, Traffic Jam, leverages big data and AI to identify and locate victims of sex trafficking sold online and dismantle organized criminal networks. Traffic Jam operates in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, with continued global expansion in progress. Ms. Kennedy greatly enjoys telling the stories of impact that Marinus has made in the global community, showcasing the team’s innovative spirit in the realm of AI for good, and bringing life to the company’s core goals and long-term strategy. She advises stakeholders—such as attorneys general, prosecutors, law enforcement agents, and NGOs—on use of technology to enable data-driven, proactive impact. Ms. Kennedy is a social impact entrepreneur, Forbes 30 Under 30, Toyota Mother of Invention, one of Entrepreneur’s Most Powerful Women, and keynote speaker. She also hosts The Empower Podcast and coaches founders on how to build businesses that change the world.

About 1776

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