Founders Flourish

The ayana Foundation redefines the landscape of women’s entrepreneurship by creating a future where women founders are empowered to lead, innovate, and succeed globally.

Foundation Fellowship

The ayana Foundation is thrilled to announce our partnership with The University of Tulsa (TU) and Cherokee Nation to launch the TU Cherokee Women’s AcceleratHER Fellowship for first-time Cherokee women founders.

Join The Movement

We work with best-in-class partners and believe in the power of collaboration. Entrepreneurship can become accessible to women everywhere. Join the movement as a partner, sponsor, or donor to help us advance our mission.

Our Community

ayana represents a global network that is redefining the future of entrepreneurship through dynamic collaborations and innovative support, uplifting women founders in an ecosystem designed to foster growth and creativity.

Our Pillars

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Empowering founders with the resources and tools they need to thrive.

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Cultivating a supportive community for women entrepreneurs.

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Enhancing access to funding for women entrepreneurs.

Meet Our Partners

Beyond The Billion

Beyond The Billion is the premier mobilizer of funds fueling women-led innovation: 100+ funds in global consortium, over $1Bn pledged to female founders.


Cherub gives ambitious founders, investors, and advisors access to the connections and capital typically unavailable outside of traditional VC networks. It is an all-in-one platform that bridges the gap for founders and angel investors.

Moneta Ventures

Moneta Ventures funds and supports dynamic entrepreneurs to help grow promising early-stage startups into world-changing companies.

The University of Tulsa

The University of Tulsa (TU), a private research university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is partnering with ayana to launch our inaugural Fellowship program, the TU Cherokee Women’s AcceleratHer, focused on first-time Cherokee women founders with venture-scalable businesses.

Resolute PR

A bold, purposeful, and local Tulsa women-owned and women-led business investing in the TU Cherokee Women’s AccelerstHER as a Gold level sponsor through mentorship and in-kind public relations support.


Provides entrepreneurs with the resources, community, and connections needed to accelerate startup growth.


Modern, simple HR software, human support, payroll, and benefits access means fewer HR headaches and more time back to tackle your business.