Coupa Empower, Unleashing the Impact of Women in Business

Empower's mission is to break down barriers to women’s success by creating a community of individuals and organizations working together to unleash the impact of women in business.

* we mean the term ‘women’ to be inclusive of identities that are outside the gender binary.

3 Pillars of Empower


Focused on the individual, Discover provides development tools for career growth to build a gender balanced pool of leaders who can create and sustain a positive culture.


Focused on driving company initiatives, Connect partners with other organizations to expand beyond its existing internal network to develop bonds and impact change across our shared ecosystem of women’s leadership.


Focused on the communities we live in and the world around us, Impact provides opportunities to work with socially responsible programs and organizations to benefit the communities where we live and work.


Educational Opportunities
Deliver training opportunities to educate organizations and empower women in their careers.

Mentorship Programs
Provide unique perspectives by connecting women from different backgrounds and organizations.

Learning Resources
Curate high-quality programs related to women’s priorities as well as emerging topics.

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Join Us for Our Virtual Events

Women of Impact Work Smarter Together

Our panel of executives will share insights into how they build communities of impact to deliver consistent business results.

Leaders deliver results when they work smarter together, and align business goals and objectives. Our panel of executives will discuss leadership strategies and how they work together across functional boundaries to deliver consistent results. Discussions will cover different perspectives on how these leaders are thriving in today’s current climate and how resilience is about shifting mindsets, understanding cultural needs, expanding communication styles and embracing the needs of your workforce and customers.

North America: View Replay Here
Tuesday October 13th 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT

Women in Business Expo: From Entrepreneur to Intrapreneur - 5 Strategies for Finding Your Fit

After 16 years as co-founder of 3 tech start-ups, funding challenges and recession made Helen Trim, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Coupa realise that getting to the big multi-£m exit story to tell at dinner parties was going to be harder than she first thought!

Watch this on demand session with Helen as she shares her journey about how she found her fit as Senior Vice President of Marketing at Coupa - one of the fastest growing Silicon Valley SaaS software companies in the world.

Learn 5 Strategies For Change:

  • Aligning your Personal Values with Company Values
  • The Importance of Community Support
  • Techniques for Building Confidence
  • How to Develop Your Personal Brand
  • How to reinvent Yourself for the Corporate World

View Replay Here

Helen Trim

Senior Vice President Marketing EMEA & APAC,


Women's Leadership Events and Resources

Explore our curated list of resources and register for these recommended events.


Connect with Individuals & Organizations
Bring together the talents of people across all industries through webinars and programs, making our impact even greater. See a list of our partners below.

Speakers Bureau Directory
Gain access to a wide range of speakers from diverse backgrounds anytime, anywhere through our Speakers Bureau. Coming Soon.

Be an Employer of Choice
Build an inclusive culture that provides the strategic framework that organizations strive for through global and local community programs.

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Community Outreach
Participate in community outreach efforts, social change events and women-centered initiatives.

Influence Change
Interact with others to bring about positive changes and impact women’s lives in their communities.

Share Experiences
Enhance deeper knowledge of yourself and those around you to strengthen your connection with others.

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Impact: Learning Resources

Explore our curated list of resources that focus on impact.

Meet the Team

As a global technology executive, Sheryl has driven businesses to success, cultivated forward strategies, and aligned business goals. She's a leader who is able to revolutionize practices and change the paradigms of business. A key business asset in numerous major technology moves, strategies, and programs, she has built a reputation as an instrumental business partner and asset.

Beyond her executive influences and impactful strategies, Sheryl is an advocate for social impact and change. She has lent her insight and voice to numerous board seats and memberships with Aleria Research Council, Forbes Nonprofit Council, New York Academy of Science, How Women Lead, IMPCT Coffee, National Diversity Council, and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. Additionally, Sheryl has earned numerous industry awards and recognition including Tribute to Women, (TWIN), Women in Technology from Dallas Business Journal, and Global Innovation Partner of the Year from EMC.

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