Please join us for the next segment of the Door to Door Entrepreneurship Series.

April 23

12:30 pm ET / Zoom

Our event will examine investor and founder relationships. In the investor’s seat we will have Deborah Quazzo P’08, managing partner of GSV Ventures. In the founder’s seat we will feature Lucy Stonehill ’06, founder of BridgeU. The conversation will be moderated by Brigitte Anderson ’98 with Q&A to follow. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about building relationships, negotiating, and communicating with clarity.

Brigitte Anderson ’98

Brigitte Anderson is Founder and Principal of Orange Vista LLC, a market research consultancy focused on the health and education sector. With 18 years of professional experience, Brigitte began her career in the financial services industry and spent nearly a decade with JP Morgan, Bank of America and Barclays in a variety of strategic and operational roles in Chicago, New York, London, Johannesburg, and Nairobi. Upon returning to the US, she worked for several years as an independent consultant and in a strategy role for a global building materials company. She then decided to pivot professionally and learn more about technology, innovation and healthcare via participation in various tech bootcamps and professional development programs. Her last corporate role was in Market Expansion at Rally Health, a
consumer-focused digital health subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare.

In 2016, she participated in the Aspen Institute Executive Seminar on Leadership, Values and the Good Society. In 2019 Brigitte served on the Steering Committee for “Thrive”, a three-day conference empowering and celebrating the Black alumni of Princeton University. She curated the conference panel “Tigers in Healthcare: Views from the Clinic, the Classroom and the Community” that attracted over 300 alumni and student attendees. In addition to producing events that pertain to healthcare, media and innovation, Brigitte recently co-authored the paper “Planning for Patient-Reported Outcome Implementation: Development of Decision Tools and Practical Experience Across Four Clinics” that was published in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science in April 2020.

Raised as an “Air Force brat”, Brigitte enjoys playing tennis, traveling and attending cultural events. She currently serves as Secretary for the Scenemakers Board of the Goodman Theatre, a Vice-President of the Princeton Club of Chicago and a Co-Chair for the Chicago Booth Black Alumni Association. She holds monthly office hours at the Polsky Exchange and has served as a judge and coach for several entrepreneurial initiatives.

Brigitte holds an AB in Anthropology from Princeton University and an MBA from Chicago Booth with concentrations in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. In June 2020, she completed an MS in Biomedical Informatics from The University of Chicago focusing on Population Health, Healthcare Delivery Science and Clinical Informatics.

Lucy Stonehill ’06

A true third culture kid, Lucy grew up living between the UK and the USA. She attended Deerfield Academy as a new sophomore and she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Dartmouth College in 2010, where she studied literature and psychology. In 2014, Lucy founded BridgeU, the market leading provider of university & careers guidance software & services for international, global and world secondary schools. Prior to BridgeU’s acquisition by Kaplan in March of 2020, Lucy had raised $12m in venture capital from leading investors in Europe, the U.S. and Asia to drive BridgeU’s global expansion to support regional offices in London, Madrid, Hong Kong and Dubai. Lucy has been labelled an ‘Entrepreneur Role Model’ by the European Commission, and won Tech Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015 at a ceremony hosted at the House of Commons celebrating leading UK female entrepreneurs. In 2016, Lucy was named to the Forbes ‘30 under 30” list.

Deborah Quazzo P’08

Deborah is the Managing Partner of GSV Ventures, a venture fund investing in education and workforce skills technologies that are disrupting the $7 Trillion sector. In addition, she is Co-founder of the ASU+GSV Summit. Now in its 12th year, the ASU+GSV Summit celebrates innovations and innovators across the global “preK to Gray” learning and talent landscape and attracts over 5,500 attendees.

Deborah currently serves on the boards of Aakash Educational Services Ltd (a leading tutoring and test preparation company in India), Ascend Learning (a portfolio company of Blackstone and CCCP), ClassEDU, Create and Learn, Degreed, The Educational Testing Service (ETS), Intellispark, Mighty, PhotoMath, QuillBot, Remind, Stride, Turnitin (an Advance Communications company) and Valenture Institute. She is a member of the boards of The Common Ground Foundation, The Falling Walls Digital Education Jury Board, The Khan Academy Thought Leadership Council, The New Profit Prophets Education Advisory Group, Oriental Education Institute (OEI), Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Strada Institute for the Future of Work Advisory Committee. She previously served on the board of a number of education organizations including The Chicago Board of Education (CPS) and KIPP: Chicago. Deborah graduated cum laude with a BA in history from Princeton University in 1982 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1987.