Tanja Sternbauer

“Being a founder is never easy and there are times you wanna give up.”

Tanja Sternbauer is a co-founder & head of community at the female factor. She is a serial entrepreneur, awarded as “Female Rolemodel in Europe”, named one of the 100 most influential businesswomen in Austria, won the Startup Hero award and has been portrayed in different magazines and newspapers.

Tanja co-founded the female factor, a global platform supporting the next generation of female leaders to get their seat at the table by boosting confidence, competence and connections. The community is active in 47+ countries and works with renowned partners like Google, BCG and LinkedIn, eager to find and retain their female talents.

Before co-founding the female factor, Tanja has been a managing partner of Startup Live, the leading European acceleration program and president of Female Founders, a non-profit organization.