Genevieve Ryan Bellaire

Founder & Ceo
Realworld

Genevieve Ryan Bellaire is the Founder and CEO of Realworld, a company that helps twenty-somethings navigate the transition from school into the working world. Genevieve has had a broad array of professional experience across business, law, and government.

An attorney by profession, she received her JD/MBA from Georgetown University, and worked on strategic partnerships at Goldman Sachs until leaving to found Realworld. Genevieve received her B.A. in Politics-International Relations from Princeton University, where she held numerous campus leadership roles and graduated with Honors in her department.

Beyond her work in the entrepreneurial world, Genevieve is passionate about women’s empowerment, education, and national security. She currently serves as a member of the Pencils of Promise Leadership Council, the Acumen Fund Young Professional Committee, and the Washington Institute for Business, Government, and Society.



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