Anna Welsh is the Founder and CEO of littlebags.BIGIMPACT, a company that hand makes clutch bags from resourced, vintage materials. littlebags.BIGIMPACT is a social impact business, with 15% of the proceeds donated to Treehouse Books, a giving library and literacy center in Philadelphia. Anna is the 2017 recipient of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the Philadelphia Center for Advancing Entrepreneurs and the National Association of Women Business Owners Philadelphia Chapter. She was accepted into the 2017 Young Entrepreneurs Academy, an entrepreneurship program for middle and high school students. Anna is the youngest recipient from the YEA Philadelphia chapter to win the “Shark Tank” investor competition and her company received the largest investment in the chapter’s history. Anna went on to complete at the YEA national competition in Rochester, NY.
Anna just completed 6th grade at Welsh Valley Middle School in Gladwyne, PA. This past year, she was selected to participate in the Lower Merion School District Student Leadership Conference. She has achieved Distinguished Honor Roll in all subject areas.
In 2015, Anna participated in the Cradles to Crayons Kids Care Corp program —volunteering to provide everyday essentials to children in the community. She was asked by the Cradles to Crayons leadership team to write a speech about her experience and present it to over 300 corporate volunteers and community members at the Cradles to Crayons 8th Annual Un-Gala.
Anna also volunteers her time to support other organizations including Build On, Special Olympics, and the Jewish Relief Agency.
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