Meet the Team

Frédérique Irwin

Founder & CEO

Frédérique is the Founder and CEO of Her Corner. She has spoken on the topic of the state of women and entrepreneurship at The White House, The U.S. State Department, as well as companies such as Marriott, Chobani, Microsoft, AstraZenica, TD Bank, and others. She teaches entrepreneurship at the Kogod School of Business at American University and she holds an MBA from William & Mary and a BA from Davidson College.

Quirky Fact: English is her third language

Can’t Live Without: Champagne


Kimberly Berger

President & COO

Kimberly is the President and COO of Her Corner. She is an active angel investor with a passion for women-owned companies. She has worked with venture-backed companies and large publicly traded companies specifically in the areas of digital marketing and strategy consulting. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School with a focus in Marketing and Finance and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Quirky Fact: She grew up in Hawaii

Can’t Live Without: Ice Cream


Jennifer Anderson

Community Manager

Jen is the Philadelphia Community Manager at Her Corner.  Previously a legal recruiter and career advisor, she will be working to engage and grow Her Corner in the city that has been her home for over 20 years.  She holds an MS in Human Resource Development from Villanova University and a BS from James Madison University.

Quirky Fact: She worked as a test cook intern for a television food show and magazine.

Can’t Live Without:  Power yoga

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Danielle Clymer

Digital Media Manager

Danielle has worked in the area of marketing and advertising for almost 20 years, and works hard to make sure Her Corner is seen and heard around the globe. She creates lasting brand identities and specializes in strategic planning. She holds an MBA with an emphasis in International Business from the University of Phoenix and a BS from Texas A&M University (whoop!).

Quirky Fact: My husband and I decided to have our first child based on a fortune cookie.

Can’t Live Without: Cheese

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Lori Finch

Accelerator Facilitator

Lori specializes in designing digital campaigns, most recently to help non-profits fundraise. Her experience ranges from finance, running quality and customer centric programs to strategy. She is passionate about helping organizations grow their mission within both nonprofit and for-profit sectors.  Lori holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BSBA from Georgetown University.


Quirky Fact: She has an identical twin sister


Can’t Live Without: Laughter

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Galia Gichon

Accelerator Facilitator

Galia Gichon is an independent personal financial expert with more than 20 years in financial services, including nearly 10 years on Wall Street and an MBA in Finance. She is the Founder of Down to Earth Finance, a Co-Founder of It Will Bloom, and a strategic consultant and investor for startup companies.


Quirky Fact: Galia is also the author of My Money Matters

Can’t Live Without: ….it’s a mystery!

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Karen Tempkin

Accelerator Facilitator

Karen is a consultant specializing in entrepreneurship, business growth, operational efficiency, leadership, and integration of sustainability into business strategy. She blazed the trail in corporate social responsibility programs at Raytheon. Karen holds an MBA from the University of Arizona and a Bachelors from Wellesley College.

Quirky Fact: Lived outside for 3 months (on purpose!)

Can’t Live Without: Very dark chocolate and her bike