About

Empower Venture Partners provides consulting services to for-profit and not-for-profit corporations and businesses particularly around corporate social responsibility, strategy, and sustainability.  We advise you on how to strategize growth; benchmark international best practices and create tactical plans to beat those targets; develop and expand sustainable practices; develop a fundraising strategy; make introductions to help companies and organizations get investments and partners to expand; and can make investments as well.

Amy Galland, PhD MBA is the principal of Empower Venture Partners.

Amy has over twenty years of experience providing entrepreneurs, artists, investors, and NGOs strategy, communications, fundraising, sustainability, and analysis expertise and is founder and former CEO of NTWC, an image-based technology company dedicated to reducing body shaming and sexual violence which was acquired in October 2016.

Prior, Amy was the Research Director at As You Sow where she wrote numerous publications analyzing industry performance on key issues of corporate responsibility, led successful shareholder engagements, and created organizational and program strategies.  Before joining As You Sow, Amy worked as a project manager and production coordinator in the music industry and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History at SUNY Binghamton teaching courses in Modern Art and Women in American Art.

Amy was awarded an MBA and a PhD in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MA in Anthropology from Stanford University, and a BA in Philosophy and Art History from Tufts University.