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Tamra Ryan

Tamra Ryan is the CEO of Women's Bean Project, a nationally-recognized social enterprise based in Denver, CO that provides transitional employment, while operating several manufacturing businesses, to women attempting to break the cycle of chronic unemployment and poverty.

She is a former board member of Social Venture Partners-Denver, currently chairs the Board of Directors for the Social Enterprise Alliance and is a Fellow in the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Ms. Ryan was a speaker at TEDxMilehigh and is the author of The Third Law, a book which highlights the societal obstacles and internal demons that must be overcome for marginalized women to change their lives. The Third Law has won multiple awards for women/minorities in business and social activism.