Hooks also worked at Sony Music Entertainment, where she was responsible for youth culture and early social media influencers and held roles in product management, international marketing and business affairs.
“I am thrilled to join the Invest Atlanta team to support women founders and small business owners throughout the City of Atlanta,” Hooks said in a statement. “I look forward to building off the past success WEI has had as an incubator empowering our entrepreneurs and providing the support they need to take their businesses to the next level.”
Hooks received her bachelor’s degree in government from Dartmouth College and her M.B.A from The Wharton School with concentrations in international marketing, finance and entrepreneurial management.
Applications for the next WEI class will open in November.
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