Philippa (Pippa) Biddle is a 22-year-old writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of three websites, is a Youth Representative to the UN for the Jane Goodall Institute, is on the Editorial Board of The FBomb, and is on the board of Onwards, a non-profit that alleviates poverty through socially responsible tourism.
Pippa’s writing has been published by The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and the New York Times Online, along with a slew of other publications. Tech Cocktail has named Pippa a “Woman to Watch in Entrepreneurship and Tech” and she has been featured in The New York Times, The Independent, Forbes, and many more.
Previously, Pippa served as the Youth Leadership Fellow for the Jane Goodall Institutes’ youth program, Roots & Shoots. After finishing her Fellowship, Pippa attended college for two years before leaving school to build BrightCo, a tech startup that joined GLG in the summer of 2014.
Pippa continues to support the startup community, mentoring young founders, is an advisor to Campamento Esperanza y Alegria, a summer camp for HIV+ children in the Dominican Republic, and uses her voice to advocate for causes she cares about.
Everything posted to pippabiddle.com is unfiltered and is not a representation of any organization or company. Pippa owes a huge thank you to her sister, Martha, and to the many family members and friends who give her their two cents before she presses publish.
She can be reached directly for press requests and speaking engagements.
OTHER THINGS I’VE WRITTEN
Saying Goodbye To The Shag Carpet Was The Easy Part (Let’s Mend) October 2014
Egg Freezing: Is This Silicon Vally Perk Really Empowering? (The FBomb) October 20, 2014
Every Girl Needs A Gay Best Friend (Or Not) (The FBomb) October 3, 2014
Why Voluntourism Can Be a Complete Waste of Time and Money (Take Part) August 11, 2014
‘Golf Alpha Yankee': Gay Iranians Are Being Imprisoned, Tortured And Executed (Elite Daily) July 25, 2014
Stop Pretending That Dropping Out Of College Makes You Special (Elite Daily) July 24, 2014
Exploiting Communities For A Cause: How Oprah Is In The Business Of Poverty Porn (Elite Daily) July 8, 2014
Overheated Russian World Cup Fans Given Ice Packs of Brazil’s Favorite Beer (PSFK) July 7, 2014
I’m Terrified of Having Children (In America) (Elite Daily) June 30, 2014
There Are No Good Female Developers (The FBomb) June 16, 2014
Why Does ‘Success’ for Women Still Ignore Tech? (The FBomb) May 28, 2014
Find Real Ways to Help (New York Times Online) April 29, 2014
Date a Girl in Startups (Thought Catalog) February 11, 2014
Three Things You Need to Know Before You Start Your Internship (Go Girl Finance) July 31, 2013
Are Women’s Careers on a Deadline? (Go Girl Finance) July 22, 2013
Money 101 for the College Student (Go Girl Finance) April 3, 2013