Session: From Curator to Tech Founder, A Mission Driven Mid-Career Switch
I'll share about how my personal experience as a caregiver for my dying mother and subsequent decision to have a preventative mastectomy ultimately led me to leave my career in the arts to commercialize a tech product to help women in the breast cancer community.
- Inspiration for non-technical, non-traditional founders, advocating for your health and business
Kristen Carbone is committed to making the lives of the people around her more comfortable, fulfilling and beautiful. After a decade long career working in curatorial departments in Museums across New York and New England she founded Brilliantly, a platform dedicated to meeting the long term, quality of life issues faced by women who’ve had an experience with breast cancer.
A writer, public speaker, and solution finder, Kristen serves on the Advisory Council for the Breasties, and is a member of Dreamers & Doers, The Fourth Floor, Female Founders Community. In addition to her work at Brilliantly, Kristen is an avid jigsaw puzzler, gardener, and list maker. She currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island.