Tanja 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 community aiming to close the leadership gap by connecting the next generation of female leaders with decision-makers of today. Members get access to highly curated, impactful workshops, individual mentoring sessions with industry experts, exclusive events and conferences and job openings. Before co-founding the female factor, Tanja has been Managing Partner of Startup Live, the leading European acceleration program and president of the non-profit organization "Female Founders". Tanja holds a bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurship and started her own startup HeyBeauty, a scheduling tool for beauty appointments at the age of 25.