Team

Natalia Oberti Noguera

Natalia Oberti Noguera

Founder & CEO

Dubbed “The Coach” by Marie Claire, Natalia (aka Ms. Oberti Noguera) is Founder & CEO of Pipeline Angels. Pipeline Angels is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs. Natalia is also Creator & Host of Pitch Makeover, a podcast on pitching and investing that spotlights startups launched by women, non-binary people, and men of color. She holds a BA in Comparative Literature & Economics from Yale, as well as an MA in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Natalia serves on the boards of Walker’s Legacy, Women 2.0, and iRelaunch. Inc. Magazine selected Natalia as one of “The Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs of 2016,” Latina.com included her in their list of “25 Latinas Who Shine in Tech,” and Women’s eNews recognized her as one of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century for 2012. StartOut, a network of LGBTQ entrepreneurs, honored Natalia with the 2017 Nixon Peabody Trailblazer Award, “recognizing an entrepreneur whose pioneering approach or vision has set a trend for an entire industry.”

 
 

Anisa Flowers

Anisa Flowers

Program Coordinator

Anisa is a Deaf woman on a mission to bring love, light, and compassion to a time and people in need. Born and raised in San Diego, CA, Anisa will graduate this fall from UCSD with a BA in English Literature, as well as a double minor in Education and Psychology. Her next educational pursuit is to become an RVT, a Registered Veterinary Technician, in hopes of turning this into one of many careers. Anisa is a writer and reader, yoga practitioner and teacher, bushwalker, surfer, vegan, and activist for human rights. She creates kindness and language with her hands.

 
 

Stephanie Littlefield

Stephanie Littlefield

Operations Lead

Prior to Pipeline Angels, Stephanie worked as an Executive Virtual Assistant, as well as a Supervisor at the same company. Prior to that, she was a science and math tutor with students ranging from elementary school-age to college-age. Stephanie enjoys maintaining her vegetarian/vegan food blog, inspiring healthy eating through her Instagram, learning languages, and traveling the world. Stephanie holds a BA in International Studies with a focus in European studies and a minor in Physics from Humboldt State University. While in college, she played baritone with the Marching Lumberjacks, held executive positions with Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc., and was a fierce, passionate player on the womyn’s rugby team. Stephanie resides in Silicon Valley with her fiancée.

 
 

Ann Murray

Ann Murray

Portfolio & Member Lead

Ann Murray developed her expertise in online publicity, social media marketing, and influencer outreach at leading agencies such as M80 Marketing (U.S.) and ThinkJam PR (UK/US). She has coordinated campaigns for major film, consumer, and tech brands, such as 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Big Heart Pet Brands, Warner Brothers, CNN, Unilever, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mass Mutual, and The J.M. Smucker Company. Ann has also worked with Harvard digital media researcher Dana Boyd, and has served as a blogger for Comcast, Condé Nast, Huffington Post, and Gawker. She’s a member of the Latinas & Brasileiras in Tech Club and a winner of Verizon’s Latinx Entrepreneur Award. Ann holds a BA in Psychology from UCLA and an MA in Strategic Public Relations from the University of Southern California. Her grad school thesis focused on the scalable business impact of social networking and blogger outreach.

 
 

Liz White

Liz White

Growth Lead

Liz White is a strategy and operations executive with deep experience in media and technology. Most recently, Liz worked as the Head of Strategy and Development at Poshly, a VC backed big data company. Prior to that, she ran the digital businesses for PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly as a VP and General Manager. Liz joined Time Inc. in 2005 and held various digital roles across the company. Liz holds a BA from Trinity College and MBAs from Columbia Business School and the University of California, Berkeley. Liz is a Pipeline Angels member and serves on the board of Pipeline Angels portfolio company Soko, an ethical fast fashion brand.