“Her vision is to empower a billion women by 2020. That effort includes giving them tools; she envisions a world where every woman has a mobile device. It also includes giving them knowledge. Ingrid works to facilitate opportunities for girls and women for learning, growth and entrepreneurship….”
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“As creator and primary powerhouse behind the $100 million Dell Innovators Credit Fund and the Dell Center for Entrepreneurs, Vanderveldt describes her role as trying to encourage and support entrepreneurs where ever they are.”Entrepreneur Magazine
“There’s much we can learn from Ingrid Vanderveldt, whether we’re leading a team of thousands or a household of four. To be successful, you have to think like an entrepreneur. Decide what’s important and find a way to make it happen. Lift the limitations you may have imposed on yourself. Welcome new approaches and ideas. And, perhaps most important, don’t be afraid to use power—and to empower others—to make your world a better place.”Forbes
“Today I learned how important it is to pivot in my business model. Why? Because I am not playing it safe anymore and there is greater work to be done, more people to serve, and change to be made in OUR world! I have been so powerful in my space since I started on my path with EBW & MintHER.”
“Superconnector: #1 Empowerer: A business-builder and prolific speaker with a relentless schedule, Vanderveldt has made waves with her personal mission to “empower a billion women.”Fast Company
“Thanks Ingrid for so many “nuggets” of wisdom. There was one bit of information under the topic of ‘The Deal Maker Mindset’ that made my entire Mastery membership so worth it; it’s immeasurable in terms of program ROI.”
“One of the most powerful efforts at Dell, from a strategic standpoint, is also one we seem to talk the least about. This is their effort to assist small companies, often led by women…Vanderveldt (Dell’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence) helps these small companies get funding, set strategy and leverage Dell resources to better assure their success.”CIO