Joanne Friedland Roberts

Co-Founder, WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT

Works in Media and Community Building

Can advise in Branding, Digital Media, Business Strategies

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Joanne Friedland Roberts, is Co-Founder of WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT, a Marketplace and collaborative network for women entrepreneurs, enabling members to promote their expertise, sell their products and services and connect with new customers and clients. WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT provides women with the community, resources and support they need to launch and grow their ventures, and corporations, not-for-profits and government agencies, with the opportunity to support women-owned businesses overall.

Joanne has run several start-ups, creating original television series and receiving top industry awards. With initial funding from AOL, Joanne launched the earliest web communities for kids and teens in partnership with AOL, CBS and Nickelodeon, leading the way with video and social media. In addition to her role at WHAT NOW WHAT NEXT, Joanne shares her business experience and expertise via radio interviews, speaking engagements, podcasts, HuffPo and Thrive.