Christine E.B. Howard is the Founder and CEO of E.B. Howard Consulting and is passionate about equal and equitable access to funding (dilutive and non-dilutive) for historically underrepresented founders of start-ups.
She actively mentors and advises small businesses through programs like the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™), Columbia Technology Ventures, Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator, NYSERDA's EIR Program, Startup Grind, and many others. She has also served as a pitch judge for start-up competitions like 43North, Female Founders in Tech & (FinTech) competitions, E^3 and NYBPC, and many others.
She is a Buffalo/Niagara National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Past Board Member, and Past President. She has served as Sponsorship Committee Chair, Programming Committee Chair, and Nominating Committee Chair. She is also an active member of the Chapter's Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.